Glass Mountain Climber's Log

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T. White

T. White - Oct 2, 2018 4:52 pm Date Climbed: Sep 29, 2018

Serenity now  Sucess!

Did this one as a DPS lister and as preparation for Dana the next day. What a wonderful hike for solitude, with nothing and no-one to disturb your contemplation of the views.

trexkerry - Dec 31, 2017 8:24 pm Date Climbed: Sep 21, 2017

In snow  Sucess!

Early season snowstorms shut down Tioga, Ebbets and Sonora Passes...we wanted to do Mt Lewis in Yosemite but swapped that for Glass. After many hours of driving we started in 32 degree temps.

After the first 500 feet it was all snow, we lost the trail on the way up but it worked out fine. Temps dipped into the mid 20s, with low clouds, flurries and blowing ice crystals. It was darn cold. The route was steep, then on descent we found the trail and followed it all the way down.

The road in is excellent.


gimpilator - Dec 20, 2017 2:41 pm Date Climbed: Oct 31, 2017

Both summits  Sucess!

Did the same day as Potato.

dakine - Aug 10, 2017 5:36 pm Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2017

Via Sawmill   Sucess!

Up the steep trail between thunderstorms


Deb - Oct 7, 2016 2:30 am Date Climbed: Oct 5, 2016

Tagged 3 summits  Sucess!

Needed a chill day for my twisted ankle. Chilly it was! Tagged the radio tower peak, actual summit, and Glass Mtn Ridge summit. Beautiful fall colors and tons of shiny obsidian.


bruceg - Sep 19, 2016 7:46 pm Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2015

Great view  Sucess!

Climbed with my son Scott.


Ruvicha - Sep 5, 2016 7:13 pm Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2016

Short but steep  Sucess!

This was a warmup/acclimatization hike for us lowlanders at the start of two weeks in the Sierra. It served its purpose well, involving only a few miles but all of them relentlessly up. It also afforded fine views of the Long Valley, the huge caldera that is a remnant of one of the greatest volcanic cataclysms in North America's past.


jdmorehouse - Aug 8, 2016 3:05 pm Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2016

2nd Ascent  Sucess!

I'm climbing the DPS list for a 2nd time, and this was on the way to Tioga Pass, where I had two days of climbing coming up. A thunderstorm in the area started a fire between the Glass range and Mono Lake.


bennovak - Jul 26, 2016 6:37 pm Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2016

From the north  Sucess!

Real nice view from the top, no shortage of obsidian glass on the way up


tdoughty - Jan 26, 2015 7:33 pm Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2014

From the East  Sucess!


Steve Larson

Steve Larson - Jul 4, 2014 5:04 pm Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2014

Sawmill  Sucess!

Took a quick run up one morning while vacationing in Mammoth with the family. Well worth the effort to get to the TH. The views are spectacular! Took the scenic route by continuing south and east on the network of dirt roads. This added about 45 minutes to the drive, but was a fun alternative to just heading back to pavement.


jdmorehouse - Jun 16, 2014 1:53 pm Date Climbed: Jun 7, 2014

All three peaks  Sucess!

a DPS list finish for several people, including Kathy Rich and Greg Gehrlach. We hit all three Glass summits. A great day and a great party!


dshoshone - Oct 20, 2013 7:53 pm Date Climbed: Oct 20, 2013

Sawmill  Sucess!

Fun dayhike


MoapaPk - Apr 22, 2013 5:16 pm Date Climbed: Apr 20, 2013

In partial snow  Sucess!

We had great firm snow in the morning, and the snow softened up enough to allow plunge-stepping down a few hours later. Very short trip -- even with the snow, it was 1h 20m to top, 30 m down. An 8-year-old kid made the trip in sneakers.


cab - Aug 27, 2012 10:15 am Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2012

Trail  Sucess!

Incredible views of the White Mountains on the way up and the Sierra from the summit. I also made the easy hike over to Glass Mountain where the communications towers are located.


colinr - Jul 2, 2012 5:58 pm Date Climbed: Jun 26, 2012

From the table at the cattle camp  Sucess!

An easy walk up with the dogs to start my morning...nice views.


krrt2000 - Feb 27, 2012 1:01 am Date Climbed: Mar 16, 1997

West Side  Sucess!

Nice hike, well named


LincolnB - Dec 12, 2011 12:18 am Date Climbed: May 29, 2004

Oxygen  Sucess!

Climbed with brother Andrew -- tried out bottled oxygen using tank borrowed from the Mammoth hospital. The 10 pound tank negated any positive effect of the oxygen.

mlarkin2002 - Jan 3, 2011 8:28 pm Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2007

Dayhike  Sucess!

Dayhiked this as part of a rest day during the 2007 Sierra Challenge

Bob Burd

Bob Burd - Jan 3, 2011 2:08 am Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2008

From Sawmill Meadow  Sucess!

With son Ryan. Trip Report

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