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pBergsoutheast slope  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2014
Couldn't find the register, but the views were great. I'd definitely do it again; it'd be a great introductory off-trail scramble for those new to hiking.
Posted Jul 15, 2014 7:27 pm

AlpinistFresh snow!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 22, 2013

Alpinist

Bill and I climbed the standard route from the Mays Lake trailhead. Yosemite got 4" of snow over night which created a beautiful setting. However, the southwestern peak was a bit dicey on wet rock. The northern summit was no problem.

Climbed this peak as part of a 3-fer outing weekend along with Johnson Peak and Tioga Peak.
Posted Sep 25, 2013 10:20 am

Bill562Both summits  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 22, 2013

Bill562

With George N . First snow of the season and the spicier west summit made this otherwise dull peak worth the hike. The views were spectacular.
Posted Sep 23, 2013 12:58 pm

CWesselsFrom May Lake   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2013

CWessels

Tagged both summits and scrambled most of the knife ridge between the two. This ridge is quite a good scramble. No register found on either summit.
Posted Jul 19, 2013 4:58 am

Larry LavertySouth Slope  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 4, 2013

Larry Laverty

The road off the highway to the trailhead had opened just days before. Folks haven't wasted any time as there were a number of tents set up around May Lake. While the trail around the lake is well warn, once you depart it, you're on an old, rarely used trail to the saddle. From the saddle to the top I'd occasionally run into a cairn but generally the trip is cross country up slabs, boulders, and patches of snow.
Posted Jun 5, 2013 3:24 pm

xharvFrom May Lake--2nd time this summer  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 13, 2012

xharv

With a camera this time. Pics and a map.
Posted Nov 23, 2012 3:16 pm

fedakMay Lake  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2012

fedak

Nice mellow outing from May Lake.

On the Topo there is a sharp right (east) turn in the trail leading out of May Lake- this turn is actually a signed junction and a once maintained trail leads north from there. This trail brings you to a saddle directly beneath Tuolumne. From the saddle it just a straightforward jaunt up to the summit (There are cairns marking the route but they are pretty unnecessary)

Didn't see a survey marker or registry on the summit.

Pics and commentary are here.
Posted Aug 17, 2012 4:41 pm

xharvUse trail from May Lake   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2012

xharv

Tagged both NE and SW high points. Didn't find a register. The road to May Lake trailhead is still closed, and I had to start from Tioga Road, which added two boring miles to the route each way. The road will allegedly be opened before the end of June 2012.
Posted Jun 25, 2012 7:43 pm

labglovesGreat View of High Country  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 30, 2011

labgloves

Nice loop starting from Tenaya Lake. Murphy's Creek up to the 10 Lakes Trail. Meandered to the summit(s) from the NNW.

I didn't find a register on either peak.
Posted Oct 1, 2011 3:13 am

MarmadukeMay Lake Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 17, 2011

Marmaduke

Stunning views with cloudless, sunny sky.
Posted Sep 19, 2011 3:57 pm

mrchad9May Lake  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 17, 2011

mrchad9

Quick trip in the morning up from May Lake trailhead before heading down into the valley that afternoon. Nice views of northern Yosemite.
Posted Sep 19, 2011 11:55 am

dkangasLinked with Hoffmann  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2011
Did a fine series of knife-edge ridge traverses from Mt. Hoffmann. With Josh H.
Posted Sep 16, 2011 12:52 am

thexcatFrom May Lake TH  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2010

thexcat

First hike this summer season due to an ankle injury in May earlier this year. Left the bay area around 4am, drove straight to May Lake trailhead. Missed the trail that forks off the main one, ended up going too far east which forced me to do some off trail scrambling. Linked back up with the trail near the summit. Could not find the summit register on any of the summits. Camped at Mono Lake that evening.
Posted Aug 17, 2010 10:37 am

WhereAmITen Lakes Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2010

WhereAmI

Stormy day, but beautiful climb. Didn't see another soul the whole day. Part of a week spent up near Ten Lakes.
Posted Aug 15, 2010 7:27 pm

bizEast Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2009

biz

Flying solo on this adventure, had some time to kill before work. Up and down in 2 hours, 30 minutes. Thoroughly enjoyed the views.
Posted Aug 25, 2009 11:56 pm

NoonduelerSoutheast slope  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 22, 1994

Noondueler

Summer storms over the crest. Again in August '09 after traversing the crest from May Lake.
Posted Nov 6, 2008 4:19 pm

A BitSoutheast Slope  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2008

A Bit

From the May Lake TH. Great views from this peak.
Posted Sep 20, 2008 3:09 pm

soslawSouth Slope  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2008

soslaw

Left the Murphy's Creek trail and made this an interesting cross country slab scramble on the ascent and descent.
Posted Sep 2, 2008 11:32 am

cp0915South Slope with Knife Edge Variation  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 31, 2008

cp0915

None of us expected much out of this peak, but it turned out to be really excellent. We accidentally stumbled upon a fantastic knife edge ridge traverse (with fun class 3-4 scrambling and big exposure) on the way. Very nice!
Posted Sep 2, 2008 9:47 am

Sam RobertsSouth Side  Sucess!

Sam Roberts

Fun scramble from May Lake.
Posted Aug 13, 2008 3:57 pm

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