Mount Dana Climber's Log

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Marmaduke

Marmaduke - Oct 23, 2010 11:39 am Date Climbed: Oct 22, 2010

My first 13er  Sucess!

High winds and a big weather front was moving in. Post-holed most of the way up, about 18 inches of snow. Very rewarding. though!! Had plans to traverse to Gibbs and camp but with the storm blowing in, I got down and then outa' town. I here the views are great but with so much cloud cover, didn't get the full affect. But because of the weather, it was interesting up there.

Ol Walsher

Ol Walsher - Sep 11, 2010 9:57 pm Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2010

Standard Route  Sucess!

Beautiful hike on a beautiful day......got some good pictures. Hit the Mobil on the way out in Lee Vining.

hauntedbymediocrity

hauntedbymediocrity - Sep 6, 2010 1:48 pm Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2010

day hike  Sucess!

Took two hours to summit on a beautiful September morning.

ScottHanson

ScottHanson - Aug 31, 2010 11:53 pm Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2010

trail from Yosemite East Entrance Station  Sucess!

Met seven people at the summit. Great views!

Alpinist

Alpinist - Aug 14, 2010 2:26 pm Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2010

Standard Route  Sucess!

Arrived in Toulumne late Friday night from Chicago. Hiked up Mount Dana Saturday afternoon from the park entrance at Tioga pass on day 1 of a 7 day trip. The wildflowers along the trail were unbelieveable! Perhaps the best I've seen.

wmolland

wmolland - Aug 13, 2010 4:27 pm Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2010

Dana - Gibbs Traverse  Sucess!

Cruised over to Gibbs after making the summit from Tioga Pass. Fun dayhike with amazing views.

mengbo

mengbo - Aug 10, 2010 3:03 am Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2010

2 Peaks in one day  Sucess!

Spent 2:20 to the top. Summited Gibbs same day.

David Naylor

David Naylor - Aug 9, 2010 9:26 pm Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2010

Southeast descent  Sucess!

Descended southeasterly to the saddle between Mount Gibbs, but ran short on time so we abandoned 2nd peak bag attempt and followed the drainage West and Northwest cross country to Dana Meadows. Long and satisfying day!

bird

bird - Jul 15, 2010 5:14 pm Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2010

Nice Hike  Sucess!

Nice hike, a bit over 2 hrs to the top. Left early so we had the summit to our selves for over an hour. Saw lots of folks on the way down.

GroundControl

GroundControl - Jun 15, 2010 1:41 pm Date Climbed: Jun 14, 2010

Fun day on Mt. Dana  Sucess!

Beautiful day on Mt. Dana...spectacular views from the summit! Fun times glissading down from the summit near the coulour. Ended up losing my digital camera in the process!

mrchad9

mrchad9 - Jun 13, 2010 6:58 pm Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2008

Southeast Slope  Sucess!

Up and down from the Dana/Gibbs saddle on the way out of an overnight trip, after hiking Kiop and Kuna the day before, and Gibbs in the morning.

mtncorg

mtncorg - Jan 14, 2010 11:14 pm

Marmots and grand views  Sucess!

One of the best views in the Sierra! A pleasant hike up from Tioga Pass through the marmots. It always seems to be a first day climb though so coming from sea level you gotta remember to take the aspirin prophylactically!

AshwinNarayan

AshwinNarayan - Dec 18, 2009 7:54 pm Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2009

pleasant hike  Sucess!

hiked NW slope from tioga pass..pleasant hike and fulfillment of my desire to see mono lake from summit!

Princess Buttercup

Princess Buttercup - Nov 30, 2009 10:49 pm Date Climbed: Nov 3, 2007

From Tioga Pass  Sucess!

First peak bagged after moving to Bishop. Looped with Mt. Gibb

cottersnow - Nov 29, 2009 7:49 pm Date Climbed: Oct 7, 2005

Dana Coulior  Sucess!

A great solo with awesome ice. not too steep.

wyopeakMike

wyopeakMike - Nov 28, 2009 2:35 pm Date Climbed: Oct 17, 1989

quake day  Sucess!

Mt Dana was the first 13,000 peak I ever climbed. I had spent the night at one of the campgrounds below the pass and it was a lovely day. I remember when I returned to my truck I felt it shaking a little bit. I thought it strange that it would shake when there was no wind. When I returned to Bishop where I spent the night, all TV channels were full of coverage of the bay area earthquake. I had actually felt it near the summit of Tioga Pass, it was humbling to think of just how much power a quake has, pretty incredible.

SkyPilot84

SkyPilot84 - Oct 12, 2009 1:52 am Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2009

NW Slope  Sucess!

Nice morning hike and glissade down on the left-over spring snow.

fatdad

fatdad - Oct 1, 2009 4:38 pm

One of my personal faves  Sucess!

I've done the trail a few times now and absolutely love it. The wildflowers, the marmots, looking down at the glacial lakes in Dana Canyon. I love the high country.

Sam Roberts

Sam Roberts - Sep 29, 2009 8:17 pm Date Climbed: Sep 29, 2009

Wind,Snow and Cold  Sucess!

Left car at 6:30am, summit at 8:15am. Strong, icy winds and intermittent snow. Glad to get back to the car!

Kara

Kara - Sep 15, 2009 4:46 pm

Ski decent (2)  Sucess!

Skinned the Northwest slopes to summit in 2005 and skied ascent route. Then May 2009, skied Solstice Couloir.

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