Clouds Rest Climber's Log

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JHH60 - Jun 23, 2009 12:51 pm Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2006

Hiked many times

Most recent time that I remember in Sept. '06.


oluskydiver - Jun 23, 2009 12:03 am Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2009

Great Views of Yosemite  Sucess!

What a great view! Speechless. Must see in Yosemite. You won't regret it. Just do it.


Misha - Jun 15, 2009 5:08 pm Date Climbed: Jun 14, 2009

From Tenaya Lake  Sucess!

What to do in dicey weather? Hike! "Ran up" Clouds Rest with Mike & Maria from Tenaya Lake. Barefoot river crossing near the trailhead and hundreds of feet of snow climbing in trailrunners made for a fun little adventure. As we topped out, thunderstorms and rain clouds were everywhere around us. Awesome views from the top. 5.5 or so hours round-trip.


farrisgl - Feb 27, 2009 9:13 pm Date Climbed: May 3, 2008

May "Winter" Ascent  Sucess!

We got it all on this ascent. Rain, hail on the way to establishing camp about 1 mile from Cloud's Rest. A snowstorm delayed our summit attempt until the next morning. Glad we were prepared. Lots of snow on the trail from this point to the summit. At least 4 feet of snow covered the summit. Stopped about 100 yards short as I did not have my rope and pickets. Even with axe and spikes, with the wind, it was too dangerous. Summitted offically in August. What a Great Peak!!!


tooantsy - Feb 20, 2009 5:29 pm Date Climbed: May 25, 2006

Knee Deep Snow last 100 feet  Sucess!

What a FUN day hike! A welcome alternative to Half Dome. There wasn't much snow on the trail, until the very last 100 feet. It was knee deep. Will post pictures of this soon. Highly recommended!


ylamurto - Feb 8, 2009 7:42 pm Date Climbed: Dec 6, 2008

Camped on the summit  Sucess!

Hiked from the valley. No snow on the trail, barely enough on the summit to boil water.


CookieMonster - Nov 17, 2008 12:10 am Date Climbed: Nov 14, 2008

From Happy Isles  Sucess!

A heck of a day trip from Happy Isles in mid-November (9 hours). An extremely clear day with the Coast Range visible 120mi to the West. On the South (trail) side there are only a few patches of snow starting at ~9000ft (Nov. 14th).


Noondueler - Nov 2, 2008 8:39 pm Date Climbed: Aug 16, 1993

My first...  Sucess!

Sierra summit.

A Bit

A Bit - Oct 19, 2008 10:08 pm Date Climbed: Oct 19, 2008

From Tenaya Lake  Sucess!

No wind and on a early morning hike up from the lake.


Ambret - Aug 30, 2008 5:03 pm Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2008

From Tenaya Lake  Sucess!

Beautiful hike up from the lake, though it seemed like we spent a lot of time giving back elevation that we then had to gain again. Stunning view of Half Dome and the Tuolomne Valley.


Ratballs - Aug 28, 2008 11:13 pm

From Tuolumne Meadows  Sucess!

Came upon Cloud's Rest on a three-day loop hike from Tuolumne Meadows back in 1992, with my ex. Didn't know it was a summit, per se, but figured with a name like "Clouds Rest" it had to offer pretty views, so we headed that way: of course, it's so long ago now that I have no idea if I was right or not.


thegoldengriff - Aug 14, 2008 12:32 am Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2008

Great hike!  Sucess!

Awesome views of Half Dome!


cp0915 - Aug 3, 2008 7:49 pm Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2008

from Tenaya Lake  Sucess!

Final mountain of a 60-peak, 43-day summer tour. A fitting end, as Cloud's Rest is a classic viewpoint of a spectacular place.


tdoughty - Jul 31, 2008 3:51 pm Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2008

Nice!  Sucess!

Nice day hike from tenaya lake

Fredd C Dobbs

Fredd C Dobbs - Jun 26, 2008 12:35 pm Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2008

Northeast Ridge  Sucess!

Nice hike- Except for all the smoke marring the view from the top!


SpiderSavage - Jun 24, 2008 12:32 am Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2008

Tenaya>C.R.>H.D.>Happy Isles  Sucess!

Cloud's Rest is definitely better than Half Dome. We met 4 others on top of Cloud's Rest while Hundreds tried to jam up the Half-Dome cables. The view at CR is much better. Trail note: There is a good spring on the switchbacks below The Pinnacles. Also the Half Dome trail spring has fantastic water and runs good all year round.


kovarpa - Jun 23, 2008 7:30 pm Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2008

My favorite things  Sucess!

with Karen, start 4.30, start climbing 8am, finish route at 3pm, go to summit, eat, leave summit 4pm, back at car 7pm.
A fun day out, great views of Half Dome. Ratings little soft.


96avs01 - Jun 6, 2008 7:41 pm Date Climbed: Jun 4, 2008

Dayhike from Tenaya Lake  Sucess!

Great dayhike. Trail was mostly covered with snow, navigated via a combination of previous tracks and tree markings. Helped two parties regain the trail after losing their way. Views from the summit have to be some of the best I have ever experienced. Highly recommend this peak for the best views of YNP!

Trip Report


pjgordon - May 10, 2008 8:03 pm

Tenaya Canyon

I climb this many years ago but i still remember how wild Tenaya Canyon was.

Shirley Lam

Shirley Lam - Jan 30, 2008 10:44 pm Date Climbed: May 31, 2002

Spent the night on top  Sucess!

and oh, what a beautiful morning!

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