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zoomlocot-bolt to sill  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2010


traverse is not as hard as hyped, a bit disappointed. milk bottle was definitely fun, and not difficult at all.
Posted Jul 16, 2011 5:06 pm

TheNobleSunfishThunderbolt to U-Notch  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2011


With Pratyush!
Posted Jun 29, 2011 3:58 pm

pratyushTB to North Pal
Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2011


climbed as 3-member team, bailed when it was 6.30 and we were still at U-Notch. The 3 peaks that we did were awesome though!
Posted Jun 27, 2011 1:48 pm

Dariapalisade traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 25, 2010


Coming from Thunderbolt and on the way to Polemonium. Cool summit milk bottle. I felt privileged to be standing atop a phallic symbol
Posted Sep 26, 2010 7:40 pm

HyadventureNorthwest Chute  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2010


The cold weather and high winds turned this into a hellish climb for me. Too windy to free the Milk Bottle, but I was able to aid it. Plenty of real climbing from class 3 to 5.easy. The tricky route finding and tons of exposure makes this a climb only for the bold and skilled.

WARNING: Do not climb the Milk Bottle without a sling (double) to back-up the bolt. The ΒΌ inch bolt and folded sheet metal hanger, both rusted, are not safe to handle bodyweight, let alone a fall.
Posted Aug 30, 2010 8:25 pm

PellucidWombatPink Cowboy Hat  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2010


Steph Abegg and I summited while doing the Palisade Traverse. We brought a pink cowboy hat along as a summit prop!
Posted Jun 22, 2010 11:24 am

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


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

Date Climbed: Sep 17, 2009


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


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


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


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


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


...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!


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

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


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


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


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


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


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

jimeganRe: I drink your Milkshake!


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

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