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kevinsaTinkham  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 29, 2016


Really enjoyed this one - great views for a modest effort. The route stays in the shade most of the day, and just enough scrambling at the top to keep it interesting. Done as a 3fer with Meadow and Abiel.
Posted Aug 29, 2016 4:13 pm

mvkazitTinkham traverse.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2016
Tinkham traverse. Great view, awesome ridge
Posted Jul 18, 2016 11:51 am

EuphoniaEasy peasy  Sucess!


Nice, easy day. Obscene amount of flagging on the TRAIL we descended. Ornery BF took care of that.
Posted May 20, 2016 12:05 pm

peerzatgreat little scramble  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 8, 2015


looks like it would be a fun winter ascent. great view of the hills to the north and rainier to the south, stuart off to the northeast.
Posted Oct 13, 2015 3:01 pm

beaudaddy85Walk Up  Sucess!


Fun, quick and easy. Walk up from mirror lake
Posted Aug 18, 2015 2:29 am

awilsondcTrifecta  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2015


Started out at the Mirror Lake trailhead and did Tinkham (east), Tinkham (west), Abiel, and Silver on a beautiful Saturday morning. I lost the trail a couple times but found it again easily. Silver had the best summit view IMO. Gorgeous day, and an awesome loop! I'd do it again!
Posted Jun 20, 2015 9:07 pm

bigjoesmithNice hiking.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 3, 2014
Did an East Tinkham, West Tinkham, Abiel, Silver loop. The extensive climber trails (more like a regular trail for much of the way, especially on Silver), made the going easy and quick. Even with a bit a dawdling, did the loop in about 5 hours and 45 minutes. Much of the route is only minimumly treed, so the views are great. Very enjoyable.
Posted Oct 4, 2014 3:27 pm

Snidely WhiplashWith Abiel  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 26, 2002

Snidely Whiplash

Good Fall objective.
Posted Nov 11, 2013 4:04 pm

bigbadgooFun scramble  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2012
Little scramble but fun
Posted Oct 1, 2012 8:36 pm

RedwicSteep But Enjoyable  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 23, 2012


Sunrise hike. Great views from the two summits, despite haziness from NW wildfires. I'm glad to get this off my "failed attempts" list, and the SE route was much more enjoyable than the NW route which I previously attempted (although that effort had been thwarted by downsloping icy rocks). The SE ridge boot path is much more worn-down than when Klenke did it, years ago. Easy and highly recommended.
Posted Sep 23, 2012 4:07 pm

Cascade ScramblerEasy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 14, 2011

Cascade Scrambler

Don't believe the hype. This was easy- I don't know why the boot path gets such a bad rap. Great views from both summits- Tinkham Tarns looked pretty from the east summit. Did this as part of a "Silver-Abiel-Tinkham West-Tinkham East" circuit.
Posted Sep 1, 2012 9:31 pm

WeatherMan& Silver w/ TNAB  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2012


The scramble is akin to a Pepperoncini, not quite a Jalepeno, but just spicy enough. Soaked in good views as low clouds began to infiltrate the western valleys, then moved on over to Silver.
Posted Aug 20, 2012 12:28 pm

belowfellowlate day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2010


hiked Tinkham along with Silver after work.
Posted Feb 16, 2011 8:23 pm

HiTNice one  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2010


This one has nice views of the lakes. Next time I head up there, I will be sure to get Abiel and Silver!
Posted Dec 30, 2010 3:40 pm

RedwicPeak Trifecta! (Sort Of)
Date Climbed: Oct 24, 2009


With Tinkham Peak located so close to Silver Peak and Abiel Peak, it was decided to visit all three peaks. We were successful with reaching the Abiel and Silver summits, but had to turn around just short of the Tinkham summit (although we made it to the summit ridge) due to icy conditions. The weather was very foggy and cloudy, but the route was easy to follow. Many paths leading in many directions between these peaks, but essentially they all intersect at one point or another.
Posted Oct 25, 2009 9:05 pm

gimpilatorSE Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 24, 2009


On my first attempt (10/24/09) I got to within perhaps 20 feet of the summit via the north route before sheets of down-sloping ice turned me around.

I returned with Natasha on 8/24/13 to get the summit via the SE ridge.
Posted Oct 24, 2009 8:08 pm

Bryan K2'fer day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 27, 2008

Bryan K

2nd summit for the day after Silver
Posted Oct 19, 2009 6:38 pm

ericwillhiteFun  Sucess!


A good scramble.
Posted Oct 8, 2009 3:57 am

EastKingNorthwest Ridge with Nartreb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2009


Forgot the camera! The bootpath up to Tinkham was mostly Class 2 with one 20 foot Class 3 move as the crux. Signed the summit log on the West summit and traversed over to the East summit. Views were pretty hazy but the mountain was much better than expected.
Posted Aug 2, 2009 1:54 am

cp0915SE Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2009


1:55 car-to-car.
Posted Aug 2, 2009 12:27 am

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