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MountainManDanNeeds More Summit Reg Paper  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 8, 2012
Summited via north slope June 8th. Overnighted at Red Lake. After reading many posts I think I can save a lot of people trouble with getting to the TH. Took the short cut via South Fish Springs Rd. in the middle of the night to get to the TH. USE THIS ROUTE TO AVOID MCMURRAY MEADOW RD!! Used the girlfriends Subuaru Outback, clearance was perfect - 4 wheel drive was not needed. Someone mentioned doing it in a Ford Focus...crazy bastards. Passed Tinemaha Campgrounds onto Fuller Rd. After studying the satelite image from google earth and a good topo we made all the correct turns and ended up at the MARKED TH. DO NOT START HERE!! Travel back 1/8th of a mile to a spring (looks and sounds like a decent creek with tons of green brush) start here. The trail will begin switchbacking up the hill. THIS trail was in good shape all the way to the lake and no bushwhacking but encountered some steep sections with loose scree. Got a 6:30am start and made it to Red Lake shortly before noon. Stayed the night. 3 hours from Red Lake to the summit of Split. Enjoy the views north and south from "South Palisade" as you get a good look at almost all the 14ers in the region, including White Mountain.
Posted Jun 21, 2012 4:31 am

mengboFrom Red Lake  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 28, 2012


with PCS group.
Posted May 11, 2012 12:07 pm

thexcatFrom Red Lake via N Slopes  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 28, 2012


With a large group of 7. Excellent conditions. Favorite part was the snow climb before reaching Prater-Split saddle. First hiked Split and then Prater.
Posted May 10, 2012 4:41 pm

rocky6xRe: From Red Lake via N Slopes


doing this peak at the end of month. How much snow? Crampons? How low is the snow, Red Lake? Thanks.
Posted May 12, 2012 11:27 pm

wmollandFrom Red Lake  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 28, 2012


A nice scramble to just below the ridge and then a fun snow climb before a cruise to the summit. Woohoo California 14ers!
Posted Apr 30, 2012 8:39 pm

krrt2000Red Lake, North Slope  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 15, 1994


With Duane, A litte 4 wheelin, no tent poles and rain threatening.
Posted Feb 26, 2012 8:19 pm

XtremeDiverSt Jeans Colouir  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 8, 2009


Icy most of the way up. Steeper than I had thought and longer both in time and distance.
Posted Jan 27, 2012 4:14 pm

ephratVia the St Jean Couloir  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 10, 2011


Awesome outing! Trip report here.
Posted Dec 26, 2011 8:41 am

RomainFrom Upper Basin  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2011


North slopes from Upper Basin, over fresh early season snow. Followed by an ascent of Mount Prater.
Posted Sep 20, 2011 3:32 am

calipidderFrom Lake 3535  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2011


Definitely the easiest 14er (once you get to the base camp at Lake 3535). Walked up, guided on the best route by the abundant polemonium growing on the sandy use trails. It was a perfect day on the summit - warm and still - allowing us to linger for almost 90 minutes to enjoy the view. A day in the mountains doesn't get any better than this.
Posted Aug 16, 2011 10:36 pm

bizThat drive sucks!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2011


Too bad the road isn't in better shape. We made it with a toyota forerunner with 2wd. Our plan was to climb the east arete to the north summit, but a massive rockfall as we approached at 4:30am caused us to pause. The 2nd red flag was the summit shrouded in clouds. Decided to bail on that and climb the north slope. Beautiful views from the summit.
Posted Aug 8, 2011 4:34 pm

Darren9Another 14er  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2011


Due to melted out conditions on the St. Jean Couloir, ended up ascending the North Slope with a small party from SMG. What an impressive summit!
Posted Aug 2, 2011 1:41 am

Vitaliy M.Torture  Sucess!

Vitaliy M.

Did a loop of Tinemaha, Split, Prater, Bolton Brown, and Birch mtn. Was out of water and pretty wasted on the descent. With Chad sometime in July 2010.
Posted Jun 28, 2011 4:08 pm

hubixWinter ascent  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 10, 2011


Nice climb through St. Jean couloir.
Lost my summit pack on the way back between Lower Red Lake and the trail head. There is a yellow helmet attached to it. If you go up and find it please let me know.
Posted Apr 13, 2011 10:38 pm

DariaScenic mountain  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 16, 2009


Beautiful mountain as seen from Red Lake, although the standard route was pretty dull. Next time would like to go for the St. Jean. Continued onto Prater.
Posted Aug 15, 2010 9:07 pm

mrchad92x  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2010


First visited in July 2006 as an easy class 2 climb up the west side while hiking the JMT. Camp at lake 3535 in Upper Basin was fantastic.

Again last weekend with Vitaliy, interesting loop covering 5 peaks. The views from Split are among my favorite.
Posted Aug 2, 2010 4:40 pm

jonhershNorth Slope from the East  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2001


From Red Lake.
Posted Jul 27, 2010 4:21 pm

SkyPilot84North Slope from the East  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2010


Had no problem getting to the trailhead in a 4runner (9" ground clearance). 4WD wasn't necessary. The trail, although sandy and steep, was easy to follow, thanks to abundant trail markers. Views from the top were amazing, well worth the hike.
Posted Jul 13, 2010 3:16 pm

cdewhurstOvernight at Red Lake  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2010


Lots of elevation gain. Had fun (albeit a lot of work) trekking up the snow to the saddle and glissading down some sections. View was awesome. Twisted ankle at Red lake so slow going back to car. Several sections of trail were as maintained as the drive in. Had to back track a few times but nothing major.
Posted Jul 12, 2010 12:18 pm

BCLNorth Slope  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2010


From Red Lake.
Posted Jul 7, 2010 9:53 pm

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