Eagle Peak (Yosemite) Climber's Log

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SuperChthonic - May 3, 2018 8:41 pm Date Climbed: Nov 15, 2014

Long hike for an unsurpassed view of Yosemite Valley  Sucess!

If you’re gonna do the Yosemite Falls trail go a little further for this awesome treat.


BKiser90 - Jun 18, 2017 2:30 am Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2017

Great Views of the Valley  Sucess!

Started from Big Oak Flat Road and hit El Cap on the way. The views from the top were gorgeous! Definitely some of the best views of the valley. Descended via the Falls Trail. Had to hike through a lake at one point because of all the snowmelt.


fedak - May 19, 2016 2:34 pm Date Climbed: May 31, 2015

Via OBOFR and El Capitan  Sucess!

Side trip on a loop up Old Big Oak Flat road, across to El Capitan, and down Yosemite Falls

Pics and commentary are here.


rmick25 - Feb 11, 2015 5:41 pm Date Climbed: Nov 14, 2014

What a night on Eagle Peak!  Sucess!

Fruitstripe and I went up Yosemite Falls trail (Dry). Stayed one night on top. Simply amazing. Then it rained hard. Yosemite Falls was no longer dry. Watch your step coming down this in the rain.


PhenomenalWoman - Apr 27, 2014 5:01 pm Date Climbed: Apr 16, 2014

In the footsteps of John Muir  Sucess!

Solo hike during a gorgeous spring morning. Saw a bob cat on the switchbacks coming up and a total of 10 people all day - that is, until coming down. Busy trail to the waterfall in the afternoon! Beautiful ridge line hiking and couldn't help but think "wow, this area started it all - the entire national park system." If it wasn't for the tourist trap in the valley, could see myself coming back more often.

trexkerry - Apr 24, 2014 12:51 am Date Climbed: Apr 20, 2014

From Yosemite Falls with El Cap  Sucess!

Went up Yosemite Falls trail and after making a side visit to Yosemite Point came back over to get Eagle Peak then continued on to El Capitan before descending back down the Falls trail. Great day! Trip report is HERE.

dpsiebert - Aug 15, 2013 3:30 am Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2013

Falls Trail  Sucess!

Came over from El Cap. Nice views of the valley.


Dunkindoanuts - Aug 14, 2012 12:28 am Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2012

Via Upper Falls  Sucess!

Started as part of my hike to El Capitan via the Upper Falls. It was 95 degrees plus. The start of the hike totally destroys you. I've never hiked so slow... The signs do not match maps. Hiked with a guy named Brian from the second junction after the Upper Falls.
Great views!

Bob Burd

Bob Burd - Jan 5, 2011 12:12 pm Date Climbed: May 17, 2002

Via El Cap Gully  Sucess!

Not the easiest way to reach it, to be sure. Trip Report

Dangers Pop

Dangers Pop - Oct 13, 2010 11:24 pm Date Climbed: Oct 11, 2010

Yosemite Falls Trail  Sucess!

Perfect fall day. Views from the top are as good as it gets. Saw a bear on the way up and another on the way down near Columbia Rock. The falls were flowing again after the recent storms. I highly recommend this hike.


farrisgl - Mar 3, 2009 8:24 pm Date Climbed: Feb 10, 1973

January Ascent via the Yosemite Falls Trail  Sucess!

About one foot of fresh snow on the trail from the top of the falls to the summit. Extremely clear view with the recent storm passing and no crowds in the Valley.
Very memorable overnight outing camped out near the top of the falls.


Noondueler - Nov 4, 2008 10:46 pm Date Climbed: Jun 24, 1997

Overcast valley  Sucess!

Met a guy from Russia, Dimitri, who did Telescope Peak from Hanupah Canyon in one day on the way down from Eagle. That's 11,000 ft.! Maybe he embellished the story a little.


Judd97 - Nov 18, 2007 8:41 pm Date Climbed: Nov 11, 2007

Nice addition to falls...  Sucess!

Climbed this as an addition to the upper falls trail. Had trouble deciding whether to hit North Dome, El Cap or this, but I chose Eagle Peak due to the encroaching nightfall. Didn't see much due to THICK fog, but had a great time on the way down as the fog left the valley.

Pat M

Pat M - Jun 19, 2007 11:53 pm Date Climbed: Jun 15, 2007

Via Yosemite Falls  Sucess!

A steep climb up past the falls, with a nice scramble to finish. Well worth skipping El Cap.


heyitsme - Oct 17, 2006 9:35 pm

ep  Sucess!

nice views! less crowded area of yv

Fredd C Dobbs

Fredd C Dobbs - Jun 9, 2006 1:44 pm Date Climbed: Jun 8, 2006

Route: Yosemite Falls Trail  Sucess!

Excellent early season conditioning hike. Great views.

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