Never been to Donner Peak without skis on my feet. Even more crowded than during the colder months and plenty of loud, obnoxious people doing their best to ruin the quiet beauty of the area. Fun anyway. Found a couple nice looking spots to do some bouldering.
another peak bagged on the PCT. nice side trip from the trail. Came over from tinker as well. a little snowy but the sunny day was awsome
There is a ton of ice all over, take a small side trip into the trail tunnels on the north west side where you find crystal clear ice flowing out of every crack there. There really isnt a defined route on this peak when I say NE face the route doesnt follow that exactly but you do change bearings often cause of the terrain. Easist way to obtain the summit is from the south a few class 2-3 moves could take you to the summit from other more direct routes up the summit block.
In search of boulders to climb rather than a summit but was pleased to find both!
Came over the top of Donner Peak on my way back from Tinker's Knob. There were quite a few tourists up there, and no summit register to be found. A lot of fun scrambling to be had in the area... Descended a steep gully on the northwest side, and came out on top of SPRR's China Wall.