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Travis_what a beautiful hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2008


Most of the snow was gone, other than the odd patch we had to cross. The wildflowers were in full bloom. The crux of the climb turned out to be much easier than it looked from afar. Here are some pictures: http://www.summitpost.org/album/425649/Tomyhoi-Peak-Photos.html
Posted Jul 30, 2008 7:24 pm

GahugafugaSE Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2007


Sweet little summit scramble. Looks completely improbable from afar but offers several reasonable options. Great views to keep you motivated during the long approach and descent.
Posted Jul 22, 2007 1:38 pm

crzyjtsoutheast route
Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2007


Long approach into a very scenic area. I bailed on the climb at the false summit, but watched my climbing partner climb the true summit. Looked gnarly from my view, but I guess it wasn't too bad. I just wasn't feeling up for the scramble that day. The Mt. Baker area is spectacular. Lots of snow up there still.
Posted Jul 15, 2007 1:06 am

DBakerSoutheast Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 14, 2006


Great sunny day, medium pace, back to the car by 3pm. Views amazing.
Posted Jan 25, 2007 7:07 pm

jordansahlspoop on the fog!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 6, 2006


Nice trail with lots of beautiful fall colors, to bad I couldn't see sh*t with all the cloud cover! Still, it was fun.
Posted Oct 13, 2006 6:48 am

diceyStandard  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 18, 2006
Sadly, fog obscurred views from the summit. A very fun scramble!
Posted Jun 19, 2006 5:09 pm

renRoute climbed; Standard 7/31/04
Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2004


My first trip to this area. I fell in love with Shuksan as I believe many do. Beautiful basin and peaks abound.
Posted Feb 15, 2006 4:15 am

Alpine72Route Climbed: SE Route Date Climbed: July 3 2005  Sucess!


Just an amazing and beautifull place to be.
Posted Jan 3, 2006 4:34 am

Scott DusekRoute Climbed: Standard Date Climbed: August 13th 2005  Sucess!

Scott Dusek

Got together with Alexei (Magellan on SP) to do this one. Great views, mainly a photography run. Enjoy!
Posted Aug 14, 2005 4:02 pm

jwportRoute Climbed: Southeast Route Date Climbed: 7/18/05  Sucess!
Helped take 9 teens to the top. Thankfully our long day was blessed with ideal weather. Word to the wise: hang onto your pack at the col after the glacier traverse! July is mosquito season... bring repellent! Wonderful approach hike with spectacular views!
Posted Jul 21, 2005 4:59 pm

Scott DusekRoute Climbed: Yellow Aster Butte Date Climbed: May 25th 2005  Sucess!

Scott Dusek

This climb got a little sketchy, a large cornice broke behind me and my partner (though we never walked on it). Lot's of snow left, as well as a bit of avalanche danger. Had my doubts a few times but great climb overall. Would be easy in summer.
Posted May 28, 2005 11:47 pm

ilukaRoute Climbed: Southeast Route Date Climbed: August 8, 2004  Sucess!


Not much actual "climbing" or scrambling on this route, but nevertheless a great objective... the hike in is beautiful with a lot of time above treeline and with views of the North Cascades. The last part of the hike is a great ridge run and the summit is nice and airy with great views of the North Cascades and Frasier Valley. The summit block looks nasty when viewed from the false summit but turns out to be quite easy Class 3 scrambling once you get to the saddle between the false and true summits.
Posted May 13, 2005 10:36 pm

EasyPeaksRoute Climbed: South Route Date Climbed: August 2003  Sucess!


A very senic scramble in the spectacular Nooksack area. This trip is much more enjoyable as a mellow backpack trip, than a rushed daytrip. We had a senic and lonesome camp on the ridgetop meadows above the tarns, where everyone else camps. A snowmelt stream provided water. Mt. Rainier was even visible from our high camp. The summit block scramble is steep and exposed for the first 80 - 100 ft. , but with solid rock and lots of good holds.
Posted Nov 2, 2003 1:11 pm

hkutukRoute Climbed: SE Ridge Date Climbed: September 21, 2003  Sucess!


After a leisurely hike to Yellow Aster Butte(s) under breezy, cloudy skies, the next day provided plenty of sunshine for this fun trip to Tomyhoi. We followed the ridge top all the way and gained elevation just to lose it again at the next notch. Skirting around bunch rock formations which all made us wonder where the actual summit was. Finally after a short snow traverse we got the first glimpse of the true summit block what looked like a difficult rock climb was actually a fun scramble to the top. The close up views of Baker, Shuksan, Border Peaks, Larrabe, as well as further east N. Cascades were impressive.
Posted Sep 22, 2003 10:54 am

Bob BoltonRoute Climbed: Southeast Route Date Climbed: June 1996  Sucess!

Bob Bolton

This was my only summit during 1996, a bad year for mountaineering. But the views and the day adequately compensated. I want to go back to Yellow Aster meadows when the snow is melted to swim in those beautiful tarns!
Posted Aug 4, 2001 4:22 pm

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