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labglovesDay 7, 2014 SC  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2014

labgloves

I climbed the wrong chute going toward university pass and ended up quite close to university peak. On a whim, I decided to hike to Bago, then out by the trail to OV.
Posted Aug 25, 2014 8:23 pm

farristjuniversity peak day hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2007

farristj

very steep climb. very rocky. brought ice cream to the lake nice treat.
Posted Aug 11, 2014 7:25 pm

SeanReedyup University Pass to Summit with return via Center Basin, JMT, & Kearsarge Pass  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2014

SeanReedy

Long dayhike from Onion Valley. Started late from O.V. due to thunderstorms. Started up to Robinson Lake, but stopped for nearly an hour in the forest to wait out additional hail, rain, and lightning. Scrambled up University Pass, got snowed and hailed on some more, then summitted mostly in nice sun. Headed down to unnamed lake in Center Basin, cleaned up while enjoying views, then headed down to the JMT where I finally encountered other people. The stretch along Bubbs Creek, Vidette, and up to Bullfrog Lake was scenic for ordinary trail walking. Headed out from Kearsarge Pass to Onion Valley under starlight.
Posted Jul 25, 2014 5:38 pm

Vic HansonGreat challenge!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 14, 2014

Vic Hanson

I had a challenging and thrilling time on Saturday climbing 13,589' University Peak. I thought it was supposed to be a class 2 walk up but after lots of class 3 scrambling, crossing some snow fields using flat stones in my hands for 'ice axes', and generally following what looked like a commonly used route, I came to a section that looked like it might be too risky and almost turned around, but decided to take my pack off and try to scout out a safe route. After a few tries, I found one with an easy class 4 move so went back and got my pack. However, the next higher level still wasn't the summit as I hoped, for another 4 or 5 times. Finally I reached a point where I couldn't continue, and had to give up. I turned around to see if I could go back down some and get around another way, and there was the true summit, back the other way! I reached the top at 6 pm, and was down to a beautiful campsite by a nice stream, along side of the PCT on the other side of the mountain by about 7:30.
Posted Jul 22, 2014 2:11 am

irrationalistCLMRG Mountaineering 101  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2013

irrationalist

Did this using University Pass as part of the Overnight trip required for the trip. Much like our failed attempt at Independence Peak the night prior, the day was filled with thunderstorms and rain.
Posted Jan 31, 2014 11:22 am

LucWow  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2013

Luc

ok, was at sea level 30 hours ago, ouch
Descent down the garbage chute was fun (NOT!)
Posted Aug 23, 2013 12:19 pm

orbitorVia University Pass  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2013

orbitor

This route is total garbage and is not recommended under any circumstances. Steep trail to Robinson Lake, then lots of boulder-hopping, some pretty steep, to bottom of pass. Pass is a miserable, super loose scramble up a very steep slope, where anything can become a projectile. After finally overcoming this crap, sandy slog all the way to summit when using the south slopes. Demoralizing is an understatement. Views from summit are as great as advertised. Return via same route is a nightmare. Descending the pass can only be done by riding large piles of unstable rock, most of them out of control. Never again.
Posted Aug 20, 2013 6:54 pm

hgrapidGroup of 10  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2013

hgrapid

My group struggled a bit, while I moved swiftly up the North Rib. The North Rib isn't that bad, but some tough spots, including getting to the actual summit. We went down via the shortcut route on the southeast side. That moraine slope is really difficult and long. Found the route to be about 10 miles.
Posted Aug 18, 2013 1:42 am

DonnoNW Side  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 1, 1996

Donno

Scrambled up w/ Rahil. Approached w/ Doug, Peter & Laura
Posted Aug 12, 2013 9:37 am

AceSierraNorth Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2013

AceSierra

North Face route. I think we were in the chute too long, way too loose for my liking on the ascent, though not loose enough to boot ski on the descent. Close to the top was much more fun climbing. The view made it all worth it!
Posted Aug 8, 2013 10:32 am

MoapaPkFinally!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2013

MoapaPk

No 90 mph winds this time.
Posted Aug 2, 2013 9:34 pm

slagerjonNorth Face via Robinson  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2013

slagerjon

Fun dayhike, pelted with hail at summit, quick descent. All-in-all good trip with good people.
Posted Jul 29, 2013 3:35 pm

Bill562North couloir  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 24, 2013

Bill562

From camp above Robinson Lake with a great group of friends. Winter conditions.
Posted Mar 26, 2013 1:30 am

FairweatherEast Side with Mark  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 11, 1988

Fairweather

Early season with plenty of snow. Breakable crust made for an exhausting day. Beautiful Peak!
Posted Nov 17, 2012 12:23 am

TheNobleSunfishN Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2012

TheNobleSunfish

Nice scramble up, annoying talus coming back down via the pass.
Posted Oct 1, 2012 1:38 pm

Bob SihlerPart of a long day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2012

Bob Sihler

After climbing a couple of the Kearsarge Pinnacles, I went up Kearsarge Basin and gained the ridge. From there, I went to University, sticking as close to the ridge as possible even though I could see the easy Class 2 slog below. Instead, I got lots of Class 3-5 climbing, sometimes with serious exposure, en route to the summit block.
Posted Jul 22, 2012 11:28 pm

bighornmonkeyNorth face
Date Climbed: Jun 2, 2012

bighornmonkey

Fun climb on the North side! The descend on the East involved a lot of snow an boulder hopping.
Posted Jun 25, 2012 8:22 pm

thexcatNorth face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 29, 2011

thexcat

With MaiAnh on a warm sunny day. Climbed a short class 3+ section near the summit due to snow. Some minor difficulties routefinding in the dark above Matlock lake on the return.
Posted Oct 6, 2011 2:42 pm

SJout of time
Date Climbed: Nov 12, 2010

SJ

Attempted to day hike from the parking lot. Snow on the trail starting at Onion Valley. This made things slower going and we turned back about 500' vert from the summit. Didn't want to descend the sketchy, icy slabs below Bench Lake in the dark.
Posted Sep 11, 2011 9:33 pm

BrianChaseNorth Face  Sucess!

BrianChase

enjoyable climb... great views
Posted Aug 22, 2011 4:34 pm

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