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brucelacroixFirst of five  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2007
Backpacked in to Sam Mack Meadow on Friday, did the traverse from Thunderbolt to Sill on Saturday. Up the N. couloir, NE. ridge to Thunderbolt, across the ridge to Sill and back down to Sam Mack Meadow. Awesome exposure.
Posted Nov 24, 2007 11:18 am

dervinPalisade Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2007

dervin

My brother and I did the palisade traverse. Spectacular climb.
Posted Nov 7, 2007 9:58 am

leftySouthwest Chute  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2007

lefty

Very enjoyable climb with no snow in the chute. Used a 30 meeter rope for the traverse and summit block.
Posted Sep 26, 2007 11:14 pm

poorboy44T-bolt to Polemonium traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2007

poorboy44

T-bolt to Polemonium with Shay. Altitude + regular sick = "double whammy". Purty views, rope useful for rappels.
Posted Sep 6, 2007 6:28 pm

glahhgThunderbolt to Sill Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2007

glahhg

Came up SW chute #1 after a bivy at the lake below thunderbolt pass. Reached the summit at dawn.
Posted Aug 27, 2007 4:00 pm

forjanT-bolt to Sill Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2007

forjan

Day hiked T-bolt to Sill traverse with fossana and mybackyard.

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Route Climbed: SW Chute #1
Date Climbed: September 9, 2006

Climbed with Javier and DustysDawg. Started at 3:30am from South Lake. Summited the block via the 5.9 side by 9:15am or so. Continued on the traverse towards Starlight/North Pal/Polemonium/Sill. Back at the shuttle car at Glacier Lodge at 9:30pm (18 hrs: South Lake/T-bolt to Sill traverse/Glacier Lodge).
Posted Aug 12, 2007 9:36 pm

mybackyardSW Chute  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2007

mybackyard

T-bolt to sill traverse dayhike with fossana & forjan.
Posted Aug 12, 2007 10:24 am

bechttSW Chute #1  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2007

bechtt

Alternate Challenge Peak with Chris (metasyn11) for the 2007 Sierra Challenge. Picked in lieu of the dozen people heading up the shooting gallery known as Jigsaw Pass. OK, 99% success as we failed to gain the summit block (F grade for lassoing effort). Got to climb the Cl.4 section above the notch twice after the rope stuck post-rap (we wanted to use the rope since we dragged it up). Slip on talus block below T-Bolt pass fractured thumb and knocked me out of remainder of SC2007. Revisit to T-Bolt a must after climbing/lassoing experience improves.
Posted Aug 10, 2007 1:14 pm

dvsanbtattempt at traverse

dvsanbt

SW#1 chute. Did not really succeed beause I was too much of a wuss to solo the 5.9 summit block. Also balied off just before starlight on the traverse - was having issues route finding (was trying to be too cool by not bringing any route description - that, in addition to being a wuss, did it for me). Came down SW#2 chute - intense route finding on the way down to keep myself from getting killed. I do not know, but the down climb from T-bolt to the notch between it and Starlight did not feel like class 4, and neither did being on the ridge pretty much all the time till the last prominent spire before the Milk Bottle.

Was kind of fun in a pervese sort of way.
Posted Aug 9, 2007 1:04 pm

metasyn11SW chute #1  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2007

metasyn11

Dayhike out of South Lake as an alternate peak for the Sierra Challenge. We had no problem climbing the chute and getting to the summit area, but after 30 minutes of trying to lasso the final block we gave up and were content with signing the register at the base. I'm still trying to decide if this counts as an ascent, but it was a fun climb nonetheless.
Posted Aug 8, 2007 12:38 pm

J FoxUnderhill Couloir  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2007

J Fox

The bro and I climbed T-bolt via the Underhill as the first peak of our T-bolt to Sill traverse. We found a solid bridge across the berg and after the inital sandy sections found the couloir to be quite fun to climb. Summited at 7AM to awesome views of the entire range.
Posted Jul 31, 2007 5:30 am

grahamT-bolt to North Pal Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2007

graham

Marty and I did the T-bolt to North Pal traverse from South Lake TH; ~15 hrs CTC. Got pushed off of North Pal by lightening ~1pm; otherwise another great day in the Sierras with great company.
Posted Jul 14, 2007 3:08 pm

atavistgood climb  Sucess!

atavist

I had previously reached the base of the summit block but couldn't reach the top with boots and no rope. I had to return to finish the last 2.5 meters. One of the best summits in California!
Posted Jun 21, 2007 11:59 am

steve_hiebertTbolt via Underhiill Couloir  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 20, 1995

steve_hiebert

A really nice day on a really nice Sierra 14er. My climbing partner Andrea and I topped out by aiding the summit block after tossing a rope over the top.
Posted Jun 15, 2007 7:37 pm

gjonbelayNorth Couloir  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2006

gjonbelay

Seven of us mounted the summit block thanks to Rick Booth leading the summit pitch on another excellent PCS adventure.
Trip Report.
Posted Jun 6, 2007 4:28 pm

Dave SNorth Couloir  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 30, 2007

Dave S

Fun climb!
Posted Jun 1, 2007 2:31 am

physicsNorth Couloir  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 25, 2007

physics

"I am worn and bruised but I am here at least."

Left base camp solo at 4:00AM, crossed glacier and reached berg 5:00; climbed up couloir (including 200 ft of neve and 2 small patches of grey ice), tended to climbers left over and through some rocks reaching the crest at 6:30. Dropped down on west side to find lots of snow on all ledges and exposed rocks. I had no beta other than "south summit is the high summit". Traversed and climbed the class 3 and 4 with crampons. Finally was on top of the summmit block at 8:00AM still wearing crampons. rapped down and down climbed back to camp by 10:30.
Posted Mar 26, 2007 10:28 pm

lizrdboySouthwest Chute  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 10, 1999

lizrdboy

Made it to the tippy top - but only because Roxanna Brock climbed the last pitch. Thanks Rox!
Posted Feb 28, 2007 5:35 am

SamGHard  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2003

SamG

Fun hike but the shoot was the shoot from hell. good hike great view
Posted Sep 2, 2006 3:31 am

kovarpaNorth Couloir  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 30, 2006

kovarpa

My final CA 14'er. First crux was crossing the bergsrund and the second one was the summit block - not that hard but I really didn't want to fall... North Couloir was all snow this time of year. Overall, very fun, no people.
Posted Aug 1, 2006 2:08 am

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