Flinsch Peak Climber's Log

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Kyle Van Vleet

Kyle Van Vleet - Aug 21, 2021 5:12 pm Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2021

Above the clouds  Sucess!

Climbed the East Ridge from Rising Wolf. Solid route with good class 3 options up top. Clouds were being held back by the Continental Divide to the West and toping out at about 8,400 feet. To the East there wasn't a cloud in site. All the giants to the SW-NW were poking out above the clouds and Flinsch was right on the edge. Incredible.

munroitis

munroitis - Jan 22, 2021 11:49 pm Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2009

Rocks in the rucksack.   Sucess!

Incorporated in the Dawson Pitamaken loop. The rest of the party were happy to sit out the climb from the pass but I was determined to top out. Seemingly I took too long so they placed large rocks in my rucksack that a I had left with them at the pass. It was a very long walk back to the camp site at Two Med.

The climb was unpleasant with a great deal; of loose rock and shale. In the final summit cone was very crumbly but most rewarding. All on my own on the summit gave an amazing feeling.

Eventual return home to campsite delayed as path closed due to recent bear activity so detour around far side of lake required. Exceptionally tired.

asmrz

asmrz - Oct 26, 2020 7:21 pm Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2017

Very nice scramble

Penelope and I scrambled up this very photogenic peak in July of 2017. We liked the steep scramble to the top, on decent rock. The views were great from the summit.

larch32

larch32 - Jun 25, 2018 4:03 pm Date Climbed: Jun 23, 2018

Whiteout  Sucess!

The second attempt of the day to get above the clouds. No luck!

ToTheHeights

ToTheHeights - Feb 13, 2018 5:32 pm Date Climbed: Jun 12, 2017

Flinsch and Rising Wolf  Sucess!

6/12/17 w/Ryan Stadheim, Julia Freimannova, Christine Leimberger, Thaddeus Timbrooks

Lots of snow down low, summer conditions up top. Paired with Rising Wolf.

Dansmlgnp

Dansmlgnp - Mar 19, 2016 8:12 pm

Flinsch   Sucess!

Summer 2014 With Kevin L, and Adam W. Went up from Dawson pass, and continued to Rising Wolf. Great day.

Fred Spicker

Fred Spicker - Oct 27, 2015 10:54 am Date Climbed: Aug 29, 2007

South Side  Sucess!

With Moni - a great day.

wkatm

wkatm - Oct 27, 2015 12:18 am Date Climbed: Oct 24, 2015

From Dawson Pass  Sucess!

A bitterly cold day slowed me down a bit, but it was a spectacular day. Long mileage, but not difficult, otherwise. Barely another soul in sight all day.

wiredroach

wiredroach - Jul 15, 2014 10:45 am Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2014

Outstanding Weather  Sucess!

Climbed from the North Shore trailhead to Dawson Pass and back. Amazing views. Didn't have enough time to try for Helen, but maybe next time.

WOLFrising

WOLFrising - Jan 22, 2014 3:46 pm

After Mounting Helen  Sucess!

Summer 2013

...With Tim, I met Sonka just below Flinsch and climbed it with her. Ran into a big MGH group on top. Late summit, quick descent.

GlacierDan

GlacierDan - Apr 17, 2013 2:00 pm

Flinsch  Sucess!

Hot and windy!

ManyGlacierMountaineer

ManyGlacierMountaineer - Feb 24, 2013 6:13 pm

Flinsch Peak  Sucess!

2011 - w/ Tyler Haasch, Nate Huff

climbed in combination with Rising Wolf (South Slope) and Mt. Helen.

andrew david

andrew david - Feb 16, 2013 4:34 pm Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2012

Fantastic  Sucess!

A long approach and being situated in Two Medicine makes this one a rare gem at Glacier with almost no one else on top. Dawson Pass will see traffic though. Goats and humans. Met a herd of goats and a pair of scouts on the goat trail. Also grabbed Morgan and Helen on the same day. Skipped Rising Wolf, which fits somewhere between one of the great shames of my life and a mild disappointment. I mean the views I got were magnificent, but I do regret not adding Rising Wolf. I got back to my tent doing 20+ miles and 3 peaks by 7 pm so I guess I had time, but maybe not the legs. Don't miss it.

TwaMontana

TwaMontana - Sep 6, 2011 5:51 pm Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2011

South side  Sucess!

50mph wind blowing ice crystals in our faces when we hit Dawson Pass. Much better at the summit.

mkpatrick

mkpatrick - Sep 4, 2011 4:27 am Date Climbed: Aug 13, 2011

Bagged it  Sucess!

Bluebird day, outstanding views.

FlatheadNative

FlatheadNative - Aug 28, 2011 12:23 am Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2011

Peak #2 for the day  Sucess!

Summitted via the ridge from Rising Wolf and then descended down the standard route to Dawson Pass. Great day.

GNPgumpy

GNPgumpy - Jul 21, 2011 4:05 pm Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2011

Flinch  Sucess!

After doing Rising Wolf, Rod & I went up Flinch. The summit block was fun.

tdub354 - Oct 18, 2010 12:33 pm Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2010

Flinsch

Climbed with a huge group and spent the night at no name. Saw a moose swim across the lake and got to pack raft across the lake with a duck swimming just a few feet away. Ended the evening with birthday whiskey.

urnotreal

urnotreal - Aug 18, 2010 9:30 pm

Dawson-Pitamakin  Sucess!

A nice long day alone in the park. Flinsch was a logical detour after reaching Dawson pass. I especially liked the view down to young man and boy lakes to the northeast.

EarMountain

EarMountain - May 25, 2010 3:32 pm Date Climbed: Jun 13, 2006

Flinsch Peak  Sucess!

2006 with Ron, April and Bud.
2001 led for GMS.
1988 solo.

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