Chocolate Peak Climber's Log

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Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - Aug 17, 2012 3:09 am Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2012

From Bishop Pass trail  Sucess!

I think this is a cool, uniquely colored little peak that affords incredible views of he surrounding highcountry. Definitely worth he side trip!!! En route from camp at Palisade Basin to he South Lakes TH. So glad I took this side trip! Njad the peak to myself!

Dave S

Dave S - Aug 8, 2012 3:09 am Date Climbed: May 27, 2012

Oreo Game!  Sucess!

Best place in the Sierra to play the Oreo game! Fun day in the mountains with great friends!

mrchad9

mrchad9 - Jun 21, 2012 4:03 pm Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2012

Easy side trip  Sucess!

Easy get on the way out after a weekend at Bishop Lake.

That's about it...

calipidder

calipidder - Apr 22, 2012 6:10 pm Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2004

Awesome surroundings  Sucess!

I love the 360 view from this relatively minor peak.

seano

seano - Feb 4, 2012 2:20 pm

Finally got around to it  Sucess!

After passing this many times going to/from other peaks, I finally scrambled up the south side and down the north.

PWeverka - Sep 13, 2011 2:17 pm Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2011

Nice little climb  Sucess!

Nice warmup for the next day's ascent of Mt. Agassiz. We were camping at Saddlerock Lake and hiked over the ridge to Ruwau and then up the ride and followed the cairns. Picnic on top!

SierraCJ

SierraCJ - Aug 22, 2011 1:47 pm Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2011

Up south side, down north slope  Sucess!

Took Chocolate Lakes trail to south side and then down north face, which was a lot of fun.

thexcat

thexcat - Aug 8, 2011 3:18 pm Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2011

NW Slope  Sucess!

Nice warmup hike

GigaMike

GigaMike - Feb 4, 2011 12:44 pm Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2009

Nice views  Sucess!

Did a quick hike up this peak after a weekend backpack trip.

Day Hiker

Day Hiker - Sep 20, 2010 1:44 am Date Climbed: Sep 17, 2010

South Ridge  Sucess!

South Ridge, via the clockwise loop of Bull, Chocolate, and Ruwau lakes.

Princess Buttercup

Princess Buttercup - Nov 30, 2009 9:13 pm Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2006

First Sierra Peak  Sucess!

Part of my first backpack into the Sierra, camped at Long Lake.

WML

WML - Oct 12, 2009 10:12 pm Date Climbed: Oct 11, 2009

scree slog wheee!  Sucess!

Took my girlfriend on her first East Side trip, including her first summit (Chocolate Peak)! Yay

sardude

sardude - Sep 23, 2009 6:48 pm Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2002

did it  Sucess!

ugly but fun

MiguelVieira

MiguelVieira - Aug 21, 2009 10:03 pm Date Climbed: Jul 24, 2009

South ridge  Sucess!

Did a loop out of South Lake trailhead past Chocolate Lakes, Ruwau Lake, and Long Lake. I got to the top of Chocolate Peak with a quick cross-country hike from the saddle to its southeast. The top has excellent views for the effort required to get there.

Trip report of my Chocolate Peak loop hike.

BCL

BCL - Jun 27, 2009 11:53 pm Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2009

SE Slope  Sucess!

Fun way to kill an afternoon.

gaudzdice51

gaudzdice51 - Mar 8, 2009 3:24 pm Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2008

Awesome views  Sucess!

This was a great hike for my father and me. We weren't too sure when to leave the trail to traverse up the backside of Chocolate, but told each other there's only one way but up! It was a great day..

SierraCJ

SierraCJ - Feb 2, 2009 12:33 am Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2008

Chocolate Peak  Sucess!

Had planned on just doing the Chocolate Lakes Loop with my son Kevin but found it extremely fun climbing to the top. Sweet vistas all around.

dshoshone

dshoshone - Nov 18, 2008 11:29 am Date Climbed: Nov 16, 2008

dog friendly  Sucess!

Took the dog out for a walk up this very easy Cl. 1 peak. Snow on trail the whole way

Noondueler

Noondueler - Nov 2, 2008 8:34 pm Date Climbed: Sep 26, 2002

Couple times  Sucess!

In 2000 and 2002.

Blair

Blair - Oct 13, 2008 11:40 pm Date Climbed: Oct 11, 2008

White Chocolate Direct  Sucess!

Made this peak alot more interesting with class 3/4 on snowy choss. Lots of fun, this is a great little peak with outstanding views. I wouldn't know, it was snowing all the way up, and the summit ridge had about 100 yards of visibility!

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