"Chouinard Falls" Lee Vining Canyon Climber's Log

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Deb - Jul 18, 2022 12:29 pm Date Climbed: Mar 5, 2022

Short Season  Sucess!

Had a successful and fun day climbing with the guys and running out routes. Nice chilly and snowy day. Not so nice that I broke my left fibula skiing out due to deep soft snow and the 35lb pack. Skied the rest of the way to the parking lot and had a beer before ER. HA!


MattDaddy56 - Apr 12, 2016 7:34 pm Date Climbed: Mar 19, 2016

2nd Time Here  Sucess!

We did revolutions all day on the center flow left and right. Ice was fat, but delaminating quickly. Lots of people there as this may be the last weekend of the season. Good time had by all though.


Fletch - Jan 1, 2014 2:22 pm Date Climbed: Dec 31, 2013

Great Day Out  Sucess!

Little thin and a little wet, but great day out!


RyanCampagna - Jan 9, 2013 7:46 pm Date Climbed: Jan 5, 2013

So fun!!  Sucess!

First time climbing water ice. Really fun!


WayneFry - Feb 6, 2012 1:47 am Date Climbed: Feb 4, 2012

Hey Moe!  Sucess!

First ice climbing trip with SMG. Conditions were a little sketchy here and there (loose /soft ice) but not enough to prevent us from climbing. Top roped two points near the "Moe" route.


dpsiebert - Dec 3, 2011 5:18 am

Fun n games til someone gets hurt  Sucess!

Took a nasty leader fall, ouch!! Tweeked my ankle and had to slide/crawl out.

Vitaliy M.

Vitaliy M. - Aug 2, 2011 5:27 pm

Great place  Sucess!

Have fun up here every time...especially in blizzards, after a great winter drive from the bay area. Priceless.


climbing1 - Apr 14, 2011 1:58 am Date Climbed: Jan 12, 2010

Ice Newbie  Sucess!

Climbed with Sierra Mountain Center, great several days!!!


SKI - Mar 23, 2010 11:26 am Date Climbed: Feb 18, 2010

Wowsers  Sucess!

Led the Classic Curve (WI3). Great Ice year, Not so great Ice day.


justing - Jan 5, 2010 9:50 pm Date Climbed: Jan 4, 2010

Only a few lines  Sucess!

Pretty good ice on the falls, but only a three or so lines were in. It was a good day anyway with Doug, but a long drive home.


WML - Jan 5, 2010 9:19 pm Date Climbed: Jan 5, 2010

sooo fun  Sucess!

Had a blast on some easier stuff, getting my feet wet with ice climbing, and I LOVE IT!


JHH60 - Jun 23, 2009 1:54 pm Date Climbed: Feb 15, 2009

Wish it was closer  Sucess!

It's a long drive from SF in the winter, when Tioga pass is closed!


fatdad - Apr 1, 2009 1:06 am

Like a good beer: cold, frosty fun  Sucess!

I've done this a number of times over the years with various partners, along with Spiral Staircase. Always lots of fun.


Blackmouth - Jan 12, 2009 10:56 pm Date Climbed: Jan 10, 2009

Good Times  Sucess!

This was my first time ice climbing and I loved it. I went with a great group of Spers and they were all very helpfull. I think I got to demo at least four or five sets of ice tools. Thanks to Miguel,Joan,Fred,Will,Kevin,Kanyu and Carlos. I can't wait to go back.

Sierra Ledge Rat

Sierra Ledge Rat - Jul 17, 2008 11:16 pm

1979: Where I leaned to ice climb

I'll never forget those marathon 9 hour overnight drives from the Bay Area


emilie - Jun 30, 2008 4:21 pm Date Climbed: Mar 27, 2008

Still on in late season  Sucess!

we weren't sure what we would find in late march. bard-harrington was bone dry. chouinard was going off though. it was my partner's first ice lead and my sixth or seventh follow. no sign of anyone else over three days. it was beautiful.


96avs01 - Apr 2, 2008 11:27 am Date Climbed: Feb 17, 2008

Ice is Nice  Sucess!

Only my second time on WI, and I had an absolute blast!

Dave S

Dave S - Mar 11, 2008 12:54 am

Many times  Sucess!

First climbed here in Jan 2007, and made several trips this year. Always a good time!


Bill562 - Feb 19, 2008 11:23 am Date Climbed: Feb 16, 2008

Chouinard Falls  Sucess!

CMC gathering


awagher - Nov 14, 2007 6:37 pm

Multiple Times  Sucess!

Nice when it aint so crowded.

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