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PeakerMountaineers Winter Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 22, 2017


Hiked from a snow berm blocking the road 1/4 mile from the Lake Annette trailhead. Put on snowshoes when I left the trail at about 3200' then transitioned to crampons when I went to gain the northwest ridge from the northwest basin.
Posted May 30, 2017 2:27 pm

Jake RobinsonHike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2013

Jake Robinson

Date is a guess
Posted Jul 26, 2016 4:01 pm

seanoVia PCT  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2016


Post-run jaunt to fill a cloudy day along the I-90 corridor.
Posted Jul 9, 2016 5:59 pm

Ian CulhaneA whiteout with wind
Date Climbed: Nov 16, 2015

Ian Culhane

Made an attempt on Silver Peak despite the forecast. Snow covered the trail from the very beginning. Wasted about half an hour hiking back and forth on the PCT trying to find the climbers trail. We eventually found it, but that ended up being completely pointless as we soon lost it in the snow. If you're planning a winter ascent, I recommend just cutting directly up the boulder/snowfields when you first get a view of Silver Peak to your right. We continued upwards and got to about 5000' before turning back (not everybody was prepared for the weather, which at this point was pretty nippy). Hiked the extra few miles to Mirror lake as a consolation prize; swimming would have been cool I guess. Back to the trailhead by 3PM
Posted Jun 10, 2016 1:59 pm

lidijagrazulisGreat summit!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 26, 2015


Hiked via PCT. Beautiful fall color all around. Great day and way less people than most I90 hikes!
Posted Sep 26, 2015 8:23 pm

BooRadleySilver Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 17, 2015


Fun hike up Silver Peak. Clear, sunny day.
Posted Jul 20, 2015 10:40 pm

awilsondcTrifecta  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2015


Started out at the Mirror Lake trailhead and did Tinkham (east), Tinkham (west), Abiel, and Silver on a beautiful Saturday morning. I lost the trail a couple times but found it again easily. Silver had the best summit view IMO. Gorgeous day, and an awesome loop! I'd do it again!
Posted Jun 20, 2015 9:09 pm

snowclimber12Silver peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 14, 2014


Fun Hike, was pretty rugged and rocky near the top, but the views were great. Was fortunate to hike it on a clear sunny day.
Posted Sep 20, 2014 2:24 pm

WalkoutnowPCT route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2014


Bit of a pain to get to the trailhead, just set your altimeter, negotiate the bad road up till you hit 3800 ft and see a bit of clear-cut, and you are there. Can do this in evening as I did, only took 2:40 round trip. Had the summit alone. Not as crowded as other hikes, tad bit of scrambling, and the talus wasn't really that bad, and doesn't last too long. I really enjoyed this "off the beaten path" adventure - will be back.
Posted Aug 10, 2014 1:02 pm

Snidely WhiplashFrom Lake Annette  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 23, 1991

Snidely Whiplash

Done it from Windy Pass too. A low mountain with a big feel.
Posted Nov 11, 2013 4:15 pm

bigbadgooIn a fog
Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2010
Had to turn around with really dense fog at the talus field
Posted Oct 1, 2012 9:08 pm

kevinsaSilver Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2009


Was able to drive most of the way up, thanks to 4wd. Finished via the NW Ridge.
Posted Sep 15, 2012 9:31 pm

Cascade ScramblerGreat views  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2011

Cascade Scrambler

I found the TH to be 5.3 miles, not 5.5. Also, I don't believe a USFS pass is required at the TH. There is no signage, and the TH doesn't fit the requirements for a "pass required" TH.

Fun little hike, the end was the best. Did this as a part of a "Silver-Abiel-Tinkham West-Tinkham East" circuit.
Posted Sep 1, 2012 9:25 pm

amhixongreat weather  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 5, 2012
Easy access via Annette Lake trail. Beautiful sunny day. Hard-packed snow. No snowshoes needed, but crampons and axes comforting at the top. Glissading down the west slope was too much fun.
Posted Feb 6, 2012 1:34 am

bikejrVia PCT  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 18, 2010


Came in via PCT. A bit scrabbly towards the top but great all around views.
Posted Nov 12, 2011 11:47 pm

belowfellowend of the day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2010


great weather. made it up Silver and Tinkham after work.
Posted Feb 16, 2011 8:27 pm

ExcitableBoyFrom Lake Annette  Sucess!


Hiked up one winter. The trail was an icy bobsled run, we wore crampons. A party on skis abandoned them and continued on foot.
Posted Dec 28, 2010 9:28 am

MachSixVia Annett  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 24, 2010


Rainy, cold, wet, cloudy. Perfect day....
Posted Dec 22, 2010 11:31 am

LuminousAphidBagpipes  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 13, 2008


No. 014, personal climber's log

Hear bagpipes near the top but didn't see who had them. they may have gone down toward the lake and not the PCT.

Hiked this in conjunction with Tinkham Peak with Druksel Dorji.
Posted Dec 1, 2010 11:50 pm

ArkitektBugs!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2010


Hiked up the south ridge nice quick hike but the bugs were out of control even at the summit. For a 2000 ft prominence peak the hike is nice and easy though.
Posted Jul 28, 2010 9:41 pm

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