Donaldson Peak Climber's Log

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Super Dave

Super Dave - Jul 7, 2008 1:57 pm Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2008

Donaldson Delight  Sucess!

Traversed the ridge from Church to Donaldson across a few cornices after climbing the north face of Church from Lake 9682'. Finished off with a slushy glissade back down to the lake. Here’s a trip-report and some photos.

zoink

zoink - Sep 16, 2007 9:38 pm Date Climbed: Sep 16, 2007

I'll be glad I did it in a week or two.  Sucess!

Climbed after Church. Your nalgene is still there, nickkarl. Also there is a flag up there.

nickkarl

nickkarl - Jul 7, 2007 10:02 am Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2007

Number 4  Sucess!

Climbed the drainage to the north of Jones creek. Had a great climb to Donaldson. The Summit register box was gone, so I donated my nalgene bottle to try and protect all of our notes. 4 out of 9 12,000ft peaks.

bhobbs

bhobbs - Mar 20, 2007 4:54 am Date Climbed: Mar 15, 2007

Yea this one too...  Sucess!

Jones Creek! $#*& you to _&%$! Actually one of the greatest days of my life.

skunk ape

skunk ape - Feb 27, 2007 12:21 am

Gotta love the creek  Sucess!

Jones Creek is the crux of this big boy.

patascent

patascent - Feb 18, 2007 3:56 am Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2000

West Ridge  Sucess!

Linked this to a snow climb on Mount Church. Descent from Donaldson on steep snow back to Lake 9682 was sketchy at times.

SawtoothSean

SawtoothSean - Jan 4, 2006 9:49 pm

Route Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: September 14, 2002  Sucess!

Done with Church- loose rock; fun ridge.

punk_rocker333

punk_rocker333 - May 1, 2005 8:42 pm

Route Climbed: North Ridge Date Climbed: July 2003  Sucess!

Did this with Church. Good scramble on lots of loose rock.

brendon

brendon - Dec 16, 2004 10:53 pm

Route Climbed: The pond to the scree to the ridge route Date Climbed: Aug 2001  Sucess!

Climbed in conjunction with church, lost on the way to Brietenbach. It was summitdawg's fault.

IdahoSummits

IdahoSummits - Oct 25, 2004 4:52 pm

Route Climbed: North Ridge Date Climbed: July 4th, 2003  Sucess!

Climbed in conjunction with Church.

IdahoClimber

IdahoClimber - Nov 24, 2003 3:16 pm

Route Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: July 12, 2003  Sucess!

Started out in the wrong drainage. Then gained access to the ridge between Church and Leatherman, trying to connect the two. Ended up not being able to proceed any further and headed back down.



Summated out on Donaldson and then attempted to reach Britenbach on the ridgeline . . . denied again. Exited through the upper part of Jones Creek (which is real nasty and not recommended)



All and all it was a 14 hour day in the July heat.



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