Mount Davis Climber's Log

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mengbo

mengbo - Sep 26, 2017 7:54 pm Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2017

JMT  Sucess!

bagged this peak along our JMT hike.

Will Newcomb

Will Newcomb - Sep 12, 2016 6:50 pm Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2016

From Lake Catherine/North Glacier Pass  Sucess!

3 friends and I started from the northern shores of Thousand Island Lake at 9:00 and hiked west over North Glacier Pass (awesome scenery). After taking a lunch break at Lake Catherine, we worked our way around the rocky shoreline and began a long, but manageable scramble to the southern saddle of Davis. One of my friends suddenly became overwhelmed with a sense of "Oh, I might actually die up here" and elected to turn around with my other friend. Luckily, Evan and I persevered over ankle-breaking terrain and made it to the precarious summit mid-afternoon. The views were well worth it, and we got back to our campsite just before dark.

labgloves

labgloves - Sep 21, 2015 1:20 am Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2015

Up SW slopes down W chute  Sucess!

followed by Electra

bechtt

bechtt - Aug 19, 2014 6:09 pm Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2014

Davis/Electra day hike  Sucess!

Loop from Agnew Meadows with Tommey Jo. 18.5 hours car-to-car with a couple of 30 minute breaks. In retrospect, Rush Creek TH might have been a bit faster and doing the loop in reverse (Electra then Davis) better but who really knows?

danman3156

danman3156 - Sep 26, 2012 3:57 pm Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2012

SE Slope from Catherine  Sucess!

Climbed as a day hike from 1000 Island Lake.

xharv

xharv - Sep 19, 2012 2:59 pm Date Climbed: Sep 12, 2012

From 1000 Island Lake  Sucess!

A morning hike from a base camp at 1000 Island Lake, via the system of terraces north of Lake Catherine. Six hours for the entire round trip. Almost no snow left on the plateau. About 20 parties have visited the mountain so far this season. Packed my stuff, and returned back to the Agnew Meadows trailhead later in the afternoon. Trip report.

seano

seano - Aug 30, 2011 2:19 pm Date Climbed: Aug 29, 2011

SW face  Sucess!

Finishing a Rodgers-Electra-Davis loop. Surprisingly fun class 3-4 near the top. Trip report

edge17 - Sep 4, 2010 7:32 pm Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2009

From Lake Catherine  Sucess!

We camped out at 1000 Island and then headed up to Davis via Lake Catherine route

thexcat

thexcat - Sep 16, 2009 1:15 am Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2009

From Lake Catherine  Sucess!

From our camp at Thousand Islands Lake, me, Boris and AJ headed out for a nice day up Mt Davis via Lake Catherine. Great views of surrounding lakes, peaks. Climbed Banner next day.

xharv

xharv - Sep 13, 2009 3:59 pm Date Climbed: Sep 11, 2009

Ritter-Davis doubleheader from Lake Catherine  Sucess!

The second stop in a double header from Lake Catherine: Ritter in the morning, Davis in the afternoon. Not much snow left on the summit plateau. An hour and a half to the top, another hour for the trip back to Catherine. Fine weather. About twenty-five parties signed SPS summit register up to now in 2009. Trip report.

oliverkalt

oliverkalt - Aug 1, 2009 2:21 pm Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2009

NE Ridge & Glacier  Sucess!

Hiked the NE Ridge from Island Pass, passed Pt 3505 on the left and crossed to the final gully of the North Glacier (Secor) at ~3500m (11500ft). The entire ridge up to that point is very nice hiking without scree. Beautiful views of Banner/Ritter, Thousand Island Lake, and Davis Lakes along the entire ridge

mrchad9

mrchad9 - Jul 6, 2009 12:48 am Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2009

From Banner  Sucess!

Over from Banner after camping at 1000 Is Lake. Solid snow made the going a bit easier than following the big talus. Stunning views of Ritter and Banner in the afternoon light. Overall a great day.

farrisgl

farrisgl - Mar 8, 2009 1:20 pm Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2004

SE slope from Lake Catherine  Sucess!

Provided a very nice view from the summit on what turned into a long day hike through a lot of boulder fields. Perhaps the very best view was of the West side of Banner and Ritter. While the view of the peaks from Thousand Island Lake is one of the most photographed in the Sierras, this view is only seen by mountaineers. Well with summitting this rarely climbed peak.

PrestonRhea

PrestonRhea - Sep 3, 2008 5:45 pm Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2008

Mt Davis  Sucess!

An easy climb from North Glacier Pass and Lake Catherine. Took me a bit to realize which highpoint was the actual summit, but perfect weather and easy climbing made it easy to get around and check.

Bob Burd

Bob Burd - Jun 16, 2008 11:16 am Date Climbed: May 31, 2008

SE Slopes  Sucess!

With Tom Becht, made a dayhike effort from the Rush Creek TH. Lots of unconsolidated snow from a late season snow made this far tougher than it would normally have been. Trip Report

Michael Graupe

Michael Graupe - Jun 27, 2007 5:17 pm Date Climbed: Jun 24, 2007

West Slopes  Sucess!

After climbing Foerster and Electra the previous day and bivying at ~11000ft on the east slope below Electra, crossed the valley to Lake 3108, stashed the overnight gear and ascended the west slope. Found a class 2-3 chute leading to the summit plateau. Great early morning view of Banner and Ritter! Then descended the same way and hiked out to the Isberg Pass TH via Twin Island Lakes and Hemlock Crossing.

derbilly

derbilly - Aug 17, 2006 4:53 pm Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2006

From North Glacier Pass  Sucess!

After establishing camp at Thousand Island Lake, I headed up North Glacier Pass on on to Mt Davis. Fairly interesting peak with great views. I returned to camp to find that a marmot had been eating my trekking poles.

Smith93

Smith93 - Dec 30, 2005 10:47 pm

Route Climbed: South East from Glacier Pass Date Climbed: August 16, 2004  Sucess!

Amazing but very long hike. Great views of Banner and Ritter, want to go back some day and climb them. We ended up hiking 20 miles all the way into Tuolumne Medows the next day after we climbed Mt. Davis.

mtnfoto - Oct 24, 2005 3:41 pm

Route Climbed: South slopes Date Climbed: May 1978  Sucess!

Skiied to summit from 1000 Island Lake. Great run down on perfect corn!

Bob Burd

Bob Burd - Jan 7, 2005 11:43 pm

Route Climbed: From Glacier Pass Date Climbed: June 30, 1997  Sucess!

I had set out from camp at Thousand Island Lake for a climb of Ritter via the class 2 route on the west side. I never found the route as the weather turned to a mini blizzard. Decided to climb Davis as a consolation. Trip Report

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