Mount Dana Climber's Log

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gjonbelay

gjonbelay - Mar 14, 2009 6:41 pm Date Climbed: Jul 19, 1997

Use Trail July 19 1997  Sucess!

I left San Francisco at 4 a.m. and hiking up from the Tioga Pass Kiosk I summited at 11:30 a.m. before heading over to Gibbs.

Trip Report


snowflake

snowflake - Mar 10, 2009 12:34 pm Date Climbed: Jun 24, 2006

Coulor  Sucess!

Skied the Dana Couloir

Rogers

Rogers - Dec 13, 2008 3:30 pm Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2008

Dana Couloir  Sucess!

Good times...1st Sierra snow climb. Looking forward to a return trip with skies.

Noondueler

Noondueler - Nov 4, 2008 10:36 pm Date Climbed: Oct 15, 2006

4th times a charm  Sucess!

Early season snow dusting and late afternoon light made for the best photos.

crnhlio

crnhlio - Oct 28, 2008 9:38 am Date Climbed: Oct 26, 2008

No wind, just sun  Sucess!

Nice day with dad. His last time up here was 22 years ago.

KClosson

KClosson - Sep 11, 2008 9:03 pm Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2008

Great for the Views  Sucess!

I was told the day we did it was the anniversary of John Muir looking up to Dana from below and refering to the area is the "Range of Light." Although we made good time it really felt like I was going in slow motion all the way up. It made my birthday the best I have had in a very long time.

Ambret

Ambret - Aug 31, 2008 1:04 am Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2008

Nice Hike  Sucess!

Nice, if steep, hike to the top. Best part was approaching the top and meeting a family on way down: Me: "How far to the top?" Them: "You're close." Me: "Define 'close'." Them: "One minute." Me: Right answer!" Great views of Mono Lake and eastern half of Yosemite NP.

erykmynn

erykmynn - Aug 25, 2008 6:06 pm Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2008

Bay Area Hangout  Sucess!

Amber and I were first up that day as far as we could tell. People started to filter on the the summit about 20 min after us. Almost everyone was Bay Area so we joked it was the new lunch hangout. Awesome view! Our first Sierra Peak!

gbrill

gbrill - Aug 5, 2008 8:31 pm Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2008

Verry Coll  Sucess!

Very cool. Did Boundary Peak in the early morning and headed off to do Mt. Dana in the evening. About reached my limit physically but the absolutely gorgeous view from the top of Dana made all the pain
worth it. This is definitely a must for Yosemite lovers.

Ryan Burd

Ryan Burd - Aug 1, 2008 7:25 pm Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2008

Use trail  Sucess!

With Dad, below.

Bob Burd

Bob Burd - Aug 1, 2008 7:24 pm Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2008

Use trail  Sucess!

Nice day, easy hike on our way back to the Bay Area from Mammoth Lakes. Short Trip Report

Nefsek

Nefsek - Jul 28, 2008 12:56 am Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2008

Up the Couloir  Sucess!

My first ice climb, and it was a blast! Sad to see the snow melting out so quickly though...

physics

physics - Jul 22, 2008 5:55 pm Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2008

Route Climbed: Dana Couloir Date Climbed: July 19, 2009  Sucess!

climbed with fbagni; conditions were more or less ice, but the entire couloir is melting out and I predict it will be gone in <10 years. We did it in 5+ pitches in ~3 hrs and afterward pulled ourselves up to the summit. A good day out, but had on the body when you are out of shape.

Sierra Ledge Rat

Sierra Ledge Rat - Jul 17, 2008 11:28 pm

1982: FA of N Rib  Sucess!

First ascent of the North Rib

cbuelow

cbuelow - Jun 26, 2008 2:39 am Date Climbed: Jun 19, 2008

Tourist Route  Sucess!

Quick hike up from the kiosk. Great early season conditioning hike with nary a soul in sight. Beautiful day with unbelievable views. Can't beat summer in the Sierra. Hopefully the first of many more this summer.

thexcat

thexcat - Jun 2, 2008 2:44 pm Date Climbed: Jun 1, 2008

Standard Route  Sucess!

Climbed from Tioga pass. Snowy conditions the whole way up. Post-holed up to knee/waist last 500-1000 ft. Should have brought snowshoes.
Additional ascent: 09/19/09

cdog

cdog - May 28, 2008 9:47 am Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2006

summer hikin'  Sucess!

this was my 2nd time up Dana, this time with my girlfriend. Heading to the east side, we stopped at Tioga Pass to make the fun jaunt up Dana. We were early and enjoyed the summit to ourselves, before the gangs hit the trail. Spectacular views of the Sierra and Yosemite. Neat, although fragile, vegetation on the lower section.

StumblingBear

StumblingBear - May 19, 2008 10:00 am Date Climbed: Aug 16, 1972

First Lesson  Sucess!

Said "goodbye" to Ferdinand at the Tioga Sta. and headed for the top. This was the first peak I ever climbed, really something for a kid from Texas. We me a retired couple also climbing which also was something to me as at the time I didn't think "old" people did that. But it also made me decide that I wasn't going to wait til I retired to start climbing mountains. So I haven't.

Peak_Bagger

Peak_Bagger - Apr 28, 2008 3:15 am Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2006

The Couloir  Sucess!

Gnarly snowboard descent via the couloir. My buddy lost his edge and nearly bashed his head open on the rocks. It was slushy going in but then got shaded and super icy. Would love to do it again with full sun.

paisajeroamericano

paisajeroamericano - Apr 11, 2008 11:50 pm Date Climbed: Oct 25, 2007

Yosemite w/o the People  Sucess!

How strange. There was more snow in the high country at the beginning of October than at the end of October. Climbed via the Inyo NF. Cody didn't like my route, so he found his own.

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