Mount Agassiz Climber's Log

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derbilly

derbilly - Aug 17, 2006 6:17 pm Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2006

West Slope  Sucess!

4th day of the Sierra Challenge. I was looking for an easier day than the challenge peak. It was a bit of a talus slog from the pass, but had great views.

PellucidWombat

PellucidWombat - Jul 19, 2006 12:25 pm Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2006

New Route Climbed: Rolling Stones, 5.8+ III  Sucess!

Vlad and I had come to the Palisades last weekend to do a traverse from Thunderbolt Peak via the North Couloir to Mt Sill. As we had made our approach to camp the day prior extra fast, we decided to quickly climb Agassiz via the NE Face (II, 5.2).

Long story short, we got off route, climbed really dangerous loose rock (I dislodged a desk-sized one by hand-jamming it) and ended up on the summit at midnight, with recently refrozen snow making our descent to the east notch difficult without crampons. After a night of downclimbing around the snow and cliffs, we made it back to camp at 6am. All in all, we had been on the move for 20 hrs since leaving the trailhead!

The route had some stout 5.8 cracks, one overhanging, one offwidth, and one requiring a strong layback.

Ranboze - Jul 16, 2006 3:25 am Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2006

Route: West slope  Sucess!

Class 2 route still snowfilled, so climbed the rocks to the right of it for a mostly class 3 ascent. It was a long 12 1/2 day from the trailhead at South Lake.

renaistre

renaistre - Jun 19, 2006 4:50 pm Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2006

West Slope  Sucess!

Climbed the leftmost chute with three others, mostly in snow. Pass was still completely buried. Conditions were excellent, weather was perfect. Wished we had crampons with us though. Had the mountain - and the whole Bishop Lake area - to ourselves.

BCL

BCL - Feb 23, 2006 5:11 pm Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2005

West Slope  Sucess!

From Bishop Pass. Awesome views the whole way up.

peakbager

peakbager - Jan 19, 2006 12:51 am

Route Climbed: West slope Date Climbed: Aug 1998  Sucess!

Climbed it solo and had the peak to myself.

It was a good day

RickF

RickF - Oct 17, 2005 4:41 pm

Route Climbed: Southwest slope from Bishop Pass Date Climbed: October 14, 2005  Sucess!

Another spectacular Sierra Peak! Hiking to Agassiz was an unexpected bonus for me. I went to meet some buddies to go fishing and I ended up on the summit of Agassiz. Special thanks to Bob & Phil for the favorable interpretation of the rules of the annual "Octoberfish" event that allowed us to hike during the high holy days of fishing. I did catch 3 fish at Long Lake on the hike out.

tpdwr

tpdwr - Oct 6, 2005 4:26 pm

Route Climbed: From Bishop Pass Date Climbed: October 4, 2005  Sucess!

From a camp at Saddlerock Lake. A great blue sky day, but fairly cold! Great views!

Brian Frederick

Brian Frederick - Sep 29, 2005 9:57 pm

Route Climbed: from Bishop Pass Date Climbed: august 2005  Sucess!

Solo day hike from south lake, enjoyed the hike, loved the views.

cottersnow - Sep 27, 2005 1:54 pm

Route Climbed: From Bishop Pass Date Climbed: 9-18-05  Sucess!

Big slog, Awesome views.

pinch

pinch - Sep 12, 2005 8:55 pm

Route Climbed: West Slope from Bishop Pass Date Climbed: September 11, 2005  Sucess!

lots of fun

tiogap

tiogap - Sep 7, 2005 12:41 am

Route Climbed: from Bishop Pass Date Climbed: 1983  Sucess!

solo

Desert Solitaire

Desert Solitaire - Sep 6, 2005 8:12 pm

Route Climbed: Agassiz Col Date Climbed: August 10, 2005  Sucess!

Bonus peak for the 05 Sierra Challenge. From Isosceles Pk, headed over to Agassiz Col and on to the summit.

uwjennie

uwjennie - Aug 17, 2005 7:11 pm

Route Climbed: West Slope from Bishop Pass Date Climbed: 8/7/04  Sucess!

Hiked in from Soutlake with two friends on our way to Thunderbolt pass. Nice views from the summit.

ddogpat - Jul 19, 2005 2:02 pm

Route Climbed: Trapper Peak Date Climbed: July 16, 2005  Sucess!

This was an amazing and beautiful hike. This was my first hike and I am hooked.

aleasure - Jul 14, 2005 3:23 pm

Route Climbed: West slope from Bishop pass Date Climbed: July11, 2005  Sucess!

Great views up there. I did it car to car with my dog Mason in six hours. Lots of Sky Pilot on the ascent.

ExploreABitMore

ExploreABitMore - Jun 19, 2005 3:44 pm

Route Climbed: Bishop Pass Date Climbed: 06/18/05  Sucess!

Got to do half the climb as a snow climb in one of the chutes ... and other half was a nice boulder scramble. Went up on one of the ribs, which had a few short sections of fun Class 3. Still a ton of snow up in the Sierras.

iluka

iluka - May 20, 2005 1:11 am

Route Climbed: West Slope from Bishop Pass Date Climbed: July 1997  Sucess!

Lots of talus hopping on the way but a great, airy summit

curveyrivets

curveyrivets - Apr 23, 2005 10:49 pm

Route Climbed: West Slope from Bishop Pass Date Climbed: 3 August 2003  Sucess!

My first solo summit. A not too difficult climb, fairly obvious route and a spectacular view.

alpine master

alpine master - Apr 4, 2005 3:08 pm

Route Climbed: West Slope Date Climbed: Aug 1998  Sucess!

Climbed this long before I was in summit post. Went up a gully full of snow. Incredible views of the palisades.

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