Welcome to SP!  -

Thunder Mountain Climber's Log

Sort By:


[ Sign the Climber's Log ]
Viewing: 1-10 of 10    

mrchad9SE Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2013

mrchad9

Dropped my pack and ran up the SE Face as I moved from the peaks around Brewer to the base of Table Mountain. Was my fourth peak of the day and I was exhausted after North Guard, Brewer, and South Guard. A bit spicy on the final approach to the summit block... it didn't help that I didn't go the best way passing the south summit (too low). Much easier on the return!
Posted Jul 9, 2013 6:59 pm

seanoFrom Table  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2011

seano

End of the Milestone-Midway-Table-Thunder traverse, ~19h45 car-to-car from Shepherd Pass TH. I had to drop down the southwest side of Table, then go around the foot of its west ridge and back up "MacLeod pass" (the saddle south of Thunder). This is awfully long and loose, but the north side of the west ridge (class 4) had too much snow/ice.

Trip report
Posted Feb 4, 2012 1:44 pm

bc44caesarEast Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 14, 2010

bc44caesar

Part of a linkup of Milestone, Midway, Table, and Thunder. Went up McLeod Pass (ick) after descending a gully on Table's West Ridge (bigger ick), then slogged up to the south summit on Thunder. The traverse to the true summit is great fun, although there's no way either of those cracks near the top are 4th class. Still pretty easy to solo, but steep offwidths are never 4th class IMO ;) 13hr day from my camp at the Kern River Trail/Lake South America Trail junction.
Posted Sep 17, 2010 12:34 am

JGHarrisonGreat  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2008

JGHarrison

Great...fun summit bloc, with some nice exposure. First peak in the Sierras
Posted Jan 26, 2009 2:01 pm

Bob BurdEast Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2008

Bob Burd

Came back with Matthew to climb it as a dayhike. Got to scope out an unknown route up the East Face. Much finer weather this day! Trip Report
Posted Sep 24, 2008 2:19 pm

Desert SolitaireTraverse to Table  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2007

Desert Solitaire

Climbed from the Thunder/Table drainage. Some good class 3-4 climbing near the top. Unfortunately, the old register has been lost, replaced by a newer one by the ever-diligent Sierra Peaks Section. Traversed to Table Mtn. via Macleod Pass, dropping down to the West Ridge. Good day.
Posted Jul 20, 2007 7:27 am

tb00957thunder  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 26, 2006
We brought rope and gear to tackcle the class 4 section on top. Great peak, a bit exposed for me.
Posted Jan 11, 2007 11:31 pm

tpdwrRoute Climbed: East Ridge Date Climbed: July 26, 1989  Sucess!

tpdwr

From a camp down canyon towards the Kern River. Except for a brief hail, thunder & ligtning storm, a great day!
Posted Sep 27, 2005 6:07 pm

RSN473Route Climbed: SE Face Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2005  Sucess!

RSN473

very enjoyable climb with a acouple of Sporting moves to get on summit block!
Posted Sep 7, 2005 7:07 pm

Bob BurdRoute Climbed: East Ridge Date Climbed: Aug 26, 1999  Sucess!

Bob Burd

I waited out a ferocious thunderstorm for 5 hours inside my bivy sack high in Thunder Cirque before climbing the summit just before sunset. How appropriate considering the peak's name! Mostly whiteout conditions on the peak so I got no views, but the climbing made up for the uncooperative weather. Trip Report
Posted Sep 30, 2001 10:01 pm

Viewing: 1-10 of 10    
[ Return to 'Thunder Mountain' main page ]