Charybdis Climber's Log

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Romain - Sep 9, 2019 2:30 pm Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2019

NE Ridge from Lake 11,828  Sucess!

Straightforward but very nice climb from Lake 11,828. The upper ridge features steep, exposed climbing on pretty solid rock. Went on to Scylla later on the same day. Part of a 3 day stay in the Ionian Basin. Trip report.

JeremiahJohnson - Oct 28, 2013 12:23 am Date Climbed: Aug 30, 2013

WOW  Sucess!

Did this one solo as a side trip off the JMT that included lots of extra peaks. Approached from Muir Pass via Black Giant Basin. Insanely fun climb. Mountain has a very mysterious energy. Would love to go back to this area and climb it's neighbors. Was surprised that there were only 3 names on the summit register for all of 2013 up to that point.


mrchad9 - Sep 6, 2011 2:42 pm Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2011

Ionian Basin  Sucess!

I'd been wanting to spend a weekend in Ionian Basin for a couple years, and finally got my chance. Charybdis is an incredible looking peak, was pleased to have spectacular views of it from camps at Lake 11828 and 11592. Headed up Charybdis on day 2, along with McDuffie and Black Giant.


Daria - Aug 26, 2010 4:37 pm Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2010

Great climb  Sucess!

Did it with Black Giant as a dayhike from Sabrina/Echo Col. Great ridge traverse, fun

kevin trieu

kevin trieu - Apr 13, 2010 2:51 am Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2009

cool name  Sucess!

did it with Lefty


dshoshone - Sep 29, 2009 10:53 am Date Climbed: Sep 24, 2009

NE Ridge  Sucess!

Fun climb..did Black Giant later that day also


lefty - Sep 21, 2009 12:06 am Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2009

NNE Ridge  Sucess!

Hiked in from Helen Lake. The ridge was very spicy but otherwise a straightforward climb.


mhengst - Sep 15, 2009 12:01 pm Date Climbed: Sep 12, 2009

NE Ridge from 11828  Sucess!

Hiked in from Sabrina Basin over Echo Col and camped at Lake 11,828. Did it as part of a planned loop to hit McDuffie and Black Giant. Great peak.


seano - Aug 13, 2009 7:14 pm Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2009

NE ridge  Sucess!

Daytrip from Lake Sabrina for 2009 Sierra Challenge, after Black Giant.


danman3156 - Aug 11, 2009 1:38 am Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2009

NE Ridge  Sucess!

Climbed as part of the Sierra Challenge from Lake Sabrina.

Matthew Holliman

Matthew Holliman - Aug 21, 2007 2:47 am Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2007

NE Ridge/Face  Sucess!

Black Giant/Charybdis dayhike out of Lake Sabrina via Echo Col. The NE Ridge was mostly class 2 junk, but the final false summit and knife edge to the true summit were enjoyable.


bechtt - Aug 1, 2007 5:32 pm Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2007

NE Ridge  Sucess!

Returned to Ionian Basin for one more day via Black Giant Pass. Great climb but Secor doesn't mention the challenging false peak (bypassed on the descent). Peak #10 on JMT adventure.


tpdwr - Sep 27, 2005 7:46 pm

Route Climbed: Northeast ridge. Date Climbed: August 4, 1981  Sucess!

Great climb and views. A week of perfect weather! Came in over Echo Col.

Dave K - Aug 3, 2003 8:26 pm

Route Climbed: Northeast Ridge Date Climbed: July 29, 2003  Sucess!

This was a fun climb in a wild area! Charybdis is an imposing, brooding mountain with lots of character. I was uncertain if the good weather would hold, but fortunately, the rains didn’t come until later in the day and I was able to scramble up.

Craig Peer

Craig Peer - Jan 28, 2003 2:13 pm

Route Climbed: Northeast Side Date Climbed: July, 1975  Sucess!

Climbed this class 3 peak with Rik Hafeman on a 2 week South lake to North Lake trip. Nice view as I remember. Ionian Basin is a great place too

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