East Face Climber's Log

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fatdad - Sep 12, 2008 4:27 pm Date Climbed: Oct 1, 1989

Third classed in a day

Made a decision to do this on a lark while a beach BBQ was winding down in Venice Beach. Hopped in the car at 10 p.m., got a few hours zzzs and went for it. An exciting day. Vivid memories of my feet cutting loose in the easy chimney at the end of the Fresh Air Traverse, both hands grapping a chockstone and feeling it wobble in my hands. A great route, but next time I go back with a rope.


Nefsek - Aug 25, 2008 12:59 pm Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2008

East Face = Hella Exciting!  Sucess!

Best climb I've done so far in my short career. Hiked up to Iceberg day one, guide and I smoked the route on day two, back down to the cars in time for burgers...

kevin trieu

kevin trieu - Aug 8, 2008 1:01 am

exciting  Sucess!

fresh air traverse was exciting!

Seth Maciejowski

Seth Maciejowski - Mar 17, 2008 10:41 am

Awesome Route  Sucess!

A great route with many outstanding pitches. In particular the tower traverse, the fresh air traverse and the chimney pitch!

Shirley Lam

Shirley Lam - Jan 30, 2008 9:22 pm Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2007

If I had to choose one,  Sucess!

I would choose the East Face over the East Buttress.


ClimbandMine - Jan 14, 2008 5:46 pm Date Climbed: Jul 24, 2004

EFIAD  Sucess!

Car to car, a nice day.


Bonesaw - Jan 10, 2008 12:01 pm Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2007

Racing Against Weather  Sucess!

Started from Iceberg Lake before dawn despite somewhat questionable weather. Up and back down by the time the serious weather rolled in. Avoided an epic! Encountered snow, hail and rain that night at Iceberg Lake. Ditched plans on Mount Russell and bailed the next morning.


bighornmonkey - Jan 8, 2008 7:47 pm Date Climbed: Aug 13, 2007

Done...  Sucess!

in less than 24 hours car to car with a quick bivy at upper boy scout lake on the way up.


dioid - Aug 7, 2007 2:14 am Date Climbed: May 25, 2007

EF  Sucess!

Great climb. Huge exposure.


Hyadventure - Jul 25, 2007 5:37 pm Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2007

Bit of a Epic  Sucess!

Looking at the face you'd never guess the route is so easy. Dcurless is right;route on the fresh air traverse can be tricky. I got off route there, took a twenty foot fall, got the rope stuck and burned a few hours before we got back on route.

highice - Feb 3, 2007 3:55 pm

east face  Sucess!

nobody else, but it was in the off season.

Mountain Jim

Mountain Jim - Jul 9, 2006 11:22 pm Date Climbed: Jun 19, 1989

East Face  Sucess!

Classic !!!


dcurless - Jun 29, 2006 6:06 am Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2003

Mt. Whitney East Face

Great climb. Route finding was a little tricky at "the large ledge". Fresh-air traverse was fun.

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