Mount Agassiz Climber's Log

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scgrant

scgrant - Sep 12, 2016 11:16 pm Date Climbed: Jun 23, 2016

Agassiz/ Hayden  Sucess!

Hiked up Agassiz from Hayden Pass. From Agassiz did the fun traverse over to Hayden. A few tricky sections to negotiate on the ridge, but not too bad. Great day getting two 12er's in the Uintas.

evant

evant - Feb 22, 2016 12:35 am Date Climbed: Oct 13, 2001

via Naturalist basin  Sucess!

Climbed as part of backpacking class at Snow College. Camped in Naturalist Basin at Jordan Lake and did this a quick day hike. Closest I've ever been to a mountain goat!

mattleggett

mattleggett - Sep 1, 2014 12:29 pm Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2014

Hayden-Agassiz  Sucess!

Traversed the ridge after Hayden. Lots of small-large Uinta boulder hoping along the ridge before pausing at the saddle for the rain clear out. Scrambled to the top pretty quickly for fear of more rain on its way but was greeted by blue skies at the top. There were hundreds of sheep in the basin and there baaahs echoed throughout the ridge and summits. Really fun day.

kteichert

kteichert - Jul 28, 2014 12:20 am Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2014

Beautiful day  Sucess!

From Highline trail to the south ridge. Perfect day had the cloud cover the whole way to the south ridge. Sun came out for the summit. Then enjoyed a sunset through the trees on the way out. Started around 2 pm and finished around 6 pm. Was a perfect day for this one. Loved the views of Hayden, Kletting and A1 from the summit of this guy. What a way to spend a Sunday.

utclimber - Aug 16, 2012 10:09 pm Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2012

3 peaks  Sucess!

First climbed up Hayden, then traversed the ridge to East Hayden. Descended into the basin and across to Agassiz before returning to the car. RT was a little more than 8 hours.

jhardink

jhardink - Jun 12, 2012 5:23 pm Date Climbed: Sep 10, 2009

Route: S Ridge from Highline Trail  Sucess!

Climbed on a beautiful fall day- the valleys below were ablaze with turning aspens.

DougHemken

DougHemken - Aug 18, 2011 5:02 pm Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2011

Hayden & Agassiz  Sucess!

The ridgeline connecting these two peaks is worth the hike all on its own!

ZeeJay

ZeeJay - Dec 22, 2010 7:10 pm Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2007

Nice hike  Sucess!

One of the easiest 12000 footers around. Took Highline Trail and then south ridge.

Joseph Bullough

Joseph Bullough - Sep 4, 2010 10:25 am Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2010

First time up  Sucess!

A long traverse from Spread Eagle Peak. Descended the south ridge, then made a cross country traverse back to Scudder Lake and the Highline Trail. Didn't see anyone until near Scudder Lake.

ericwillhite

ericwillhite - Aug 12, 2010 1:35 pm Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2010

Just barely a 1000 prominence peak  Sucess!

Got to the northwest face about the same time I could put away my headlamp. Had to get up and down due to time issues, had to be home by 11 a.m. Boring hike until the last 200 feet on the NW ridge. O yes, it was my birthday too. Route map and pics at http://www.willhiteweb.com/uinta_mountains/agassiz/highland_trailhead_195.htm

boojem - Aug 21, 2009 2:16 pm Date Climbed: Jul 18, 1997

fantastic hike  Sucess!

Climbed a number of years ago by cutting of the trail near Scudder Lake. I enjoyed going cross country through the forest and meadows almost as much as summiting the peak. I would love to go back soon and do the trip over to Hayden Peak at the same time.

apachedino

apachedino - Aug 3, 2008 3:18 pm Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2008

Fun Notches  Sucess!

The approach from Hayden Pass is by far prefered, the two "notches" encountered provide both interesting solid scrambling and a perfect framing for the lakes below with Spread Eagle in the background. After ascending we descended to the saddle to the west and then down to the forest to hook up with the highline trail without much difficulty, a great climb with good weather.

seanpeckham

seanpeckham - Jun 4, 2007 2:06 pm Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2006

Up West Ridge, down gully to Naturalist Basin  Sucess!

Turned off the Highline trail and hiked directly up the ridge. On the way down, turned off the ridge and descended a gully to Naturalist Basin, stopped by Blue Lake, and came around back out the Highline trail. Went with the people who three days prior had become my parents-in-law. Nice peak; it is actually my first 12,000-er (the first of hopefully many higher ones to come, but most of my experience is in the Wasatch). A month previous, I had gotten engaged in the basin on the other side, amidst great views of snow filling the gullies between the cliffs that form its eastern (as far as I remember) flanks.

mtn runr

mtn runr - Aug 6, 2006 4:42 pm

Ahhhh. Gazee.  Sucess!

I have been up this peak from Christmas Meadows several times, but in August, 2004, I did a loop run from the Highline TH, going to Naturalist Basin, ascending the ridge to Spread Eagle and then running down the ridge to Agassiz. From Agassiz I descended NW and reconnected with the Highlind Trail somewhere near Scudder Lake. I tried to repeat August 2006 but was chased off the ridge by hail and lightning.

pbogen

pbogen - Aug 3, 2006 5:59 pm

awesome but steep!  Sucess!

This hike was a lot more difficult than anticipated. With only ~ 2,200' of elevation I thought it would be a walk in the park. But don't let it fool you, this is one steep hike that I found very challenging. But it is also a very awesome mountain to summit. Go early to avoid storms, you're above tree line for a long time.

IdaClimber - Jul 10, 2006 9:13 pm

Great Backcountry Climb  Sucess!

First peak with no real trail. Great secluded peak in the High Uintas that is easy to get to.

Scott

Scott - Oct 28, 2003 7:29 pm

Route Climbed: Shale Lake, Naturalist Basin Date Climbed: Sept 10 1994, July 4 1996, August 13 2000  Sucess!

Nice peak.

grandwazoo

grandwazoo - Oct 27, 2003 10:06 pm

Route Climbed: Hayden Pass - Agassiz Loop Date Climbed: Oct 25th 2003  Sucess!

Near 0 degree temps along the ridgeline, had the place to myself. Found the ridgeline to be very interesting with the addition of the down climbing section.

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