Bear Creek Spire Climber's Log

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hol571 - Jul 20, 2010 2:13 pm Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2010

Ulrich's Route  Sucess!

great trip


granjero - Sep 8, 2009 7:04 pm Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2005

NE Ridge  Sucess!


Shirley Lam

Shirley Lam - Aug 18, 2009 4:02 pm Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2009

NE Ridge  Sucess!

We wanted to do the North Arete again, but woke at 5:30am and thought it was too late of a start to do the climb as a party of 3. We decided to take the NE Ridge instead and ended up at the summit around noon. Since we had plenty of time to spare, we traversed the ridge to Pipsqueak Spire and Dade (4pm) and was back at the car at dusk. We took our time and were little slow, but not bad for being sick!

pjc30943 - Aug 5, 2009 2:43 am Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2006

Awesome views  Sucess!

Spectacular views, and there was onyl one other party on the mountain. Got a late start on the day-climb, so we descended in the dark.


kellendv - Jul 12, 2009 12:57 am Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2008

NE Ridge   Sucess!

Great scramble


JHH60 - Jun 23, 2009 12:27 pm Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2007

NE Ridge  Sucess!

Climbed Northeast ridge. Led some sections. Fun climb.


mthomas - Mar 1, 2009 12:20 pm Date Climbed: Jan 10, 2003

First Winter Ascent of Northeast Ridge with Doug Robinson  Sucess!

Doug and I climbed this route in January 2003, but the exact date is approximate. We approached the mountain on skis, one day for the approach, one day for the climb, and one day for the descent. This was my first real climb. Spectacular memories!


Rogers - Dec 12, 2008 8:40 pm Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2008

NE Ridge  Sucess!

Fear of the Dark by Iron Maiden was in my head all that weird?


Noondueler - Nov 2, 2008 2:32 pm Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2001

Heading for Dade  Sucess!

But someone was killed by rockfall in the Hourglass the day before. I had no helmet. Advised by trail builders to take the Cox col and go 'round the back of the crest. At the crest I decided to go for the Spire. Lost it on a hard snow slope coming down from the col and slid down 30 ft. to a rock outcrop. Was going to climb University Peak the next day but the fall sent me to the White Mtns. to hike an easy 12 thousander near the road.


seano - Sep 5, 2008 2:18 pm Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2008

Ulrich route  Sucess!

Mostly tame, tedious sand until the summit ridge and that balance-beam part. Escaped down the back to avoid a storm, and got seriously drenched on the return.

kevin trieu

kevin trieu - Aug 28, 2008 5:26 pm

Ulrich  Sucess!

I think I did the Ulrich route...

Tom Fralich

Tom Fralich - Aug 26, 2008 12:25 am Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2008

North Arete (5.8)  Sucess!

Climbed this route with Jeff Bance during our week in the Sierras. We went up and camped at Dade Lake the night before the climb, which I hoped would allow Jeff to acclimatize a bit more. Unfortunately, he felt ill all night and suffered through the entire climb...I ended up leading every pitch. The climbing was excellent, three great pitches of 5.7-5.8 and lots of exposed climbing on the crest. We climbed the route in about 5.5 hours, descended back to Dade Lake, and hiked out the same day.


dpsiebert - Aug 22, 2008 6:24 am

NE Ridge  Sucess!

Really fun climb. The icy part of the descent was a little hairball.


Bonesaw - Aug 2, 2008 5:10 pm Date Climbed: Jul 30, 2008

NE Ridge  Sucess!

ctc. Was a bit disappointed. All the good climbing seemed to come in the last 400 feet or so (along the ridge line), which is after the NE Ridge and North Arete merge. Next time I will climb the North Arete route.

Sam Roberts

Sam Roberts - Jul 31, 2008 6:52 pm

Ulrichs Route- winter  Sucess!

Skiied in and climbed with Galen and Barbara Rowell. Great ski down! RIP Galen and Barbara.


igneouscarl - Jul 25, 2008 7:33 pm Date Climbed: Jul 24, 2008

NE Ridge  Sucess!

Great fun, part of on going California - Utah road trip. A wonderful peak with beautiful surroundings.

Sierra Ledge Rat

Sierra Ledge Rat - Jul 18, 2008 12:18 am

1980: Solo NE Ridge  Sucess!

Another one of my many Sierra solos


jimegan - Feb 8, 2008 7:55 am Date Climbed: Sep 17, 2003



Shirley Lam

Shirley Lam - Jan 30, 2008 10:37 pm Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2007

North Arete  Sucess!

Absolutely beautiful!


bighornmonkey - Dec 27, 2007 4:22 am Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2007

Done...  Sucess!

climbed the north arete in one day car-to-car. Long day but excellent climb.

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