Mount Abbot Climber's Log

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96avs01

96avs01 - Aug 8, 2011 11:45 am Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2011

NE Coulie  Sucess!

Great daytrip up the NE Couloir via Ruby Lake. Travel above Ruby Lake was on nearly 100% snow.

Vitaliy M.

Vitaliy M. - Jun 28, 2011 4:19 pm Date Climbed: Sep 23, 2010

NE couloir/Petit Griffon  Sucess!

Fun outing with Chad. Did Abbot.

Attempted PG winter Jan 28 2011, no success but will be back. Both trips via dayhikes

July 3rd 2011 Petit Griffon with my friends Chad and Bryan. Awesome spire, awesome views, awesome weather, and awesome company.

SKI

SKI - Jan 31, 2011 10:22 am Date Climbed: Jan 28, 2011

Day Hike to Petit Griffin

Excellent outing and great snow/weather conditions with[http://www.summitpost.org/users/pellucidwombat/12893]Pellucid Wombat[/URL], [http://www.summitpost.org/users/shane-rathbun/59854]Wrathbum[/URL] and [http://www.summitpost.org/users/vitaliy-m/62684]Vitaliy Kalashnikov[/URL].
I froze atop the second belay station as the packs made getting through the crux a difficult and prolonged affair. Rapped from the station. My thanks to Shane and Mark for donating webbing and a rap ring to the cause.


mrchad9

mrchad9 - Sep 27, 2010 1:52 pm Date Climbed: Sep 24, 2010

NE Couloir  Sucess!

Up the standard route- very enjoyable. Snow was very solid crossing the couloir, but not ice yet.

ridgeline

ridgeline - Aug 22, 2010 11:01 am Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2010

NE Couloir  Sucess!

Camped near Mills Lake night before, always hate that crap right off the couloir to the ridge.

Daria

Daria - Aug 16, 2010 4:01 pm Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2009

SC '09  Sucess!

Climbed with Bill Peters and Adam as an alternate peak for the Sierra Challenge-great fun climb, we were front pointing in our crampons on our way up the glacier...in mid August...fun ridge traverse on the way to the summit.

boyblue

boyblue - Aug 7, 2010 4:50 pm

SW Chute  Sucess!

September, 1982 from Lake Italy and Gabbot Pass. Steep and enjoyable.

Michael Graupe

Michael Graupe - Sep 9, 2009 8:09 pm Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2009

NE Couloir  Sucess!

Easy dayhike for a bonus challenge peak. 2009 Sierra Challenge.

Some Photos.

derbilly

derbilly - Aug 22, 2009 3:34 pm Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2009

Challenge day 5  Sucess!

Climbed with bechtt, darija and adamus. Nice, relatively short day. Nice climbing on the ridge.

bechtt

bechtt - Aug 14, 2009 1:07 pm Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2009

NE Coulior  Sucess!

Great views -- 7.5 hours car-to-car

rhyang

rhyang - Aug 3, 2009 3:07 am Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2009

NE couloir  Sucess!

Dayhiked from Mosquito Flat TH. Couloir in good shape. Nice scrambling once I got onto the ridge, but the part coming up from the couloir was loose and sandy. The slog up to the top seemed to go on forever..

Beautiful day and great views of Dade, Mills, Bear Creek Spire's backside, and various other neighboring peaks.

bruceg

bruceg - Jul 31, 2009 2:27 pm Date Climbed: Jul 4, 1989

Northeast Couloir solo  Sucess!

Finally on my 4th try. Rained out before. Summited by myself while Andy Zdon waited below. Almost stopped on the ridge but the route opened up as I kept going. Great view.

gjonbelay

gjonbelay - Mar 14, 2009 4:56 pm Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2003

NE Couloir August 16 2003  Sucess!

Day hiked this peak fro Mosquito Flat TH with Thomas Johansson. This was a great climb but the loose moraine on the approach left little to be desired.

Trip Report

BCL

BCL - Aug 6, 2008 10:05 am Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2008

NE Couloir  Sucess!

Dayhike out of Mosquito Flat. Thunderstorm during descent added some excitement.

Sam Roberts

Sam Roberts - Jul 31, 2008 6:37 pm

NE Couloir  Sucess!

Day hiked from Mosquito Flat.

bcd

bcd - May 2, 2008 11:59 am Date Climbed: May 1, 2008

NE ridge  Sucess!

Up the NE ridge, back down, and back up the NE Couloir

Brian Kalet

Brian Kalet - Apr 26, 2008 8:56 pm Date Climbed: Apr 22, 2008

NE Couloir  Sucess!

Trip Report

paisajeroamericano

paisajeroamericano - Oct 18, 2007 12:13 am Date Climbed: Oct 12, 2007

Scary Stuff  Sucess!

This was an exciting climb for me, but a little nerve-wracking. During the approach, I was looking up at the northeast couloir thinking 'that looks like an impossible vertical wall, but they said it's doable on sp, so i'll give it a try'. As it turns out, climbing the glacier was fairly easy, but the 500' from the top of the glacier to the ridge was pretty hairy (ice on the rocks, with snow on top of it). Crossing 'married man point' up on the ridge wasn't so bad, but I could see why some people wouldn't like it. When I got to the summit, visibility was about 100' with snow flurries and my gloves kept sticking to the metal summit register (as well as the rocks). The weather report said a storm was coming later that day, so I came down quickly, but the real snow didn't come until nightfall. Great peak though, probably the highlight of my week in the high country, even though I couldn't even enjoy the views.

salad

salad - Sep 27, 2007 12:55 pm Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2007

Route Climbed: Chute just left of the Nourtheast Couloir  Sucess!

Climbed the loose 4th class chute just left of the NE Couloir, descended the 5th class direct variation to the NE Couloir.

Pantilat

Pantilat - Jun 20, 2007 2:38 am Date Climbed: May 20, 2007

Carry over  Sucess!

Up SW Chute, down Northeast couloir

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