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benjamingrayTbolt - N. Pal traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 31, 2009

benjamingray

Cool to actually see the milkbottle in person after seeing pictures of it for so long, kind of like meeting that celebrity that you've only seen on TV (if you watch TV, that is). Long and rewarding day.
Posted Oct 28, 2009 4:22 pm

soslawTraverse
Date Climbed: Sep 17, 2009

soslaw

Fun to straddle the summit pinnacle ala Norman Clyde
Posted Oct 19, 2009 4:48 pm

justingTraverse from v-notch  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 17, 2009

justing

Great lead by kovarpa allowed me to have a nice toprope.
Posted Sep 22, 2009 5:57 pm

gordonyeNW chute  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2009

gordonye

Climbed with Vladimir and Hakan from Palisade Basin. The "Milk Bottle" was an exciting top rope for me. Thanks to Hakan's route info we were able to follow this complicated route with 4 belayed 4th class sections. Vladimir soloed the "Milk Bottle" with approach shoes, a backpack, and a hiking pole!
Posted Sep 8, 2009 1:43 pm

DigglerRe: SW chute

Diggler

Congrats, Gordon! It's always sweeter after a few attempts. Glad you guys made it up & down both of these challenging & amazing peaks. So is Thunderbolt the only one left now??? When's the barbeque going to be, man?!
Posted Sep 8, 2009 4:38 pm

gordonyeRe: SW chute

gordonye

I got a lot to go if I want to finish the CA 14ers. I got thunderbolt, but not williamson/tyndall/sill/langley/muir/white/split, so only half done :) Still must do the barbecue though! Some time in Oct?
Posted Sep 10, 2009 3:44 pm

RickFThe "Milk Bottle" was everything that I anticipated   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2009

RickF

...but getting up to and down from the summit pinnacle was more challenging than I expected. This was the third in our three peak traverse that included Polemonium & North Pal. We approached via the west chute from Palisade Basin and traversed from North Pal. We descend by multiple raps down the Starlight Chute. Safely summitting and descending was made possible through the team effort of my partners, Phil & Joe.
Posted Aug 14, 2009 11:34 pm

MariePTraverse in a day  Sucess!

MarieP

Palisades traverse from T-bolt to Sill
Posted Aug 11, 2009 4:09 pm

BlackmouthThunderbolt to Sill Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2009

Blackmouth

Day hiked the Thuderbolt to Sill Traverse in just over 20 hours. Started at South Lake and ended at the shuttle car at Glacier Lodge. Climbed with SPer's Forjan,Kevin Trieu,Dave S,Luis Gijon and Corey Harelson. Traversed from Thunderbolt to the "Milk Bottle". Topped out via a TR that was lead/set by Dave S. Great climbing Trip.
Posted Aug 10, 2009 8:19 pm

seanoFrom T-bolt  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2008

seano

Continuing the traverse. Skipped the milk bottle because I thought I needed to hurry, so I'll have to come back.
Posted Sep 5, 2008 2:03 pm

ghoulwe4Up the NW Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2008

ghoulwe4

Three members of the Ghoulwe Mountaineering Club; Dave Johnson, John Wettstein & Daniel Guerrero climbed Starlight via the NW Chute - for Dave & John, the final Calif. 14er!
Posted Sep 2, 2008 7:31 pm

jimeganStarlight Pk  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 29, 2008

jimegan

Climbed with Mike Brooks from our base camp at Dusy Basin. Used the NW Chute route and made it to the top of the milk bottle
Posted Aug 30, 2008 4:06 am

GuiltyTraverse from T-bolt  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2008

Guilty

Came up from Underhill Couloir with some friends. Fourth time up.
Posted Aug 26, 2008 8:50 pm

kevin trieuI drink your Milkshake!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 16, 2008

kevin trieu

Borat like!
Posted Aug 25, 2008 8:35 pm

jimeganRe: I drink your Milkshake!

jimegan

Check you date...today is 10/9/08...is this some kind of time warp?
Posted Oct 9, 2008 5:45 pm

Augie MedinaLed the Milk Bottle  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2008

Augie Medina

Had great fun leading the Milk Bottle. Thanks to my SP partners Tom Becht and Glenn Gookin. Started at South Lake and exited Glacier Lodge. We also had great fun climing our selected route up Starlight coming from Thunderbolt.
Posted Aug 4, 2008 4:00 am

bechttTraverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2008

bechtt

Long day doing the Palisades Traverse with Glenn and Augie.
Posted Aug 3, 2008 10:08 pm

BradBartickSummited as part of Palisades traverse  Sucess!

BradBartick

Hit SP as part of the Palisades traverse last summer. Great exposure and difficult route-finding, but Bruce kept us on course.
Posted Jul 12, 2008 9:58 pm

benjohnsonsolo from North Palisade  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2008

benjohnson

Fun traverse from North Palisade. Meant to go on to Thunderbolt, but had some routefinding trouble (and dehydration), and trusted the better judgement of the little guy in my head that said "if you don't climb it today, that just means you will have to come back to the Sierras again."

Descended SW gully - one of the best rap anchors I've seen in awhile - a webbing knot poorly equalized with a protruding flexing pin. I shook my head and chuckled at the sight, then shook my head and grimaced after realizing there was no way to back it up, and no better option for another rap anchor.
Posted Jul 3, 2008 5:29 pm

Shirley LamEasier the 2nd time...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 12, 2007

Shirley Lam

because we actually knew where we were going!
Posted Jan 30, 2008 9:58 pm

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