Mount Gould Climber's Log

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Romain - Jun 16, 2013 1:53 am Date Climbed: Jun 12, 2013

From the pass  Sucess!

Nice hike from Kearsarge Pass, there is a use trail almost all the way to the top. The summit is interesting.


mtndonkey - May 3, 2013 1:29 pm Date Climbed: Apr 29, 2013

Via Kearsarge Pass  Sucess!

Nice outing, very dry conditions for this early in the season.


danman3156 - May 2, 2013 1:42 pm Date Climbed: Apr 12, 2013

From Golden Trout Lake  Sucess!

Summitted as part of a ski tour to Rae Lakes. From Golden Trout Lake over Mount Gould into the Dragon lake basin.


soslaw - Oct 20, 2012 7:53 pm Date Climbed: Oct 20, 2012

Kearsarge pass  Sucess!

North side of summit pinnacle had snow so I climbed it from the west side. Stout mantle to get on top and I'm 6' 4". Continued on to Rixford.


DukeJH - Sep 10, 2012 3:08 pm Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2012

From Kearsarge Pass  Sucess!

A quick scree slog to some cool blocks from the pass.


ScottHanson - Aug 27, 2012 12:31 pm Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2012

from Kearsarge Pass  Sucess!

Fun climb with Paul Walton, Jim Burd and Dave. SC2012 day 9 alternate peak.


joshvulich - Aug 4, 2012 1:09 am Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2012

From Kearsarge Pass  Sucess!

Fun scramble down.


CWessels - Aug 3, 2012 6:57 pm Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2011

Acclimation Hike  Sucess!

Found my way up here without knowing what the peak was called. Was pleased to find a register. The summit block itself is a fun little challenge.


Guilty - Oct 4, 2011 3:22 pm Date Climbed: Sep 25, 2011

From Gould's Pass  Sucess!

Hiked over from the pass on my way to Rae Lakes. Second time up.


BrianChase - Aug 22, 2011 4:36 pm

south ridge  Sucess!

not the best climb but worth while


tyler4588 - Aug 7, 2011 5:45 pm Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2011

On My Way Through  Sucess!

Climbed to the top on our way over Kearsarge Pass to Kearsarge Lakes.


hightinerary - Jul 29, 2011 5:07 pm Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2012

What's Not to Like?  Sucess!

A 13er with a fun summit block and a time-saving scree descent! I have climbed it five times.


thexcat - Jul 29, 2011 1:28 am Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2011

From Rixford  Sucess!

From Onion Valley, with Tang. Dayhiked Rixford's south slope before traversing to Mt Gould


Luciano136 - Jul 5, 2011 5:06 pm Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2011

From Kearsarge Pass  Sucess!

Went back to Gould almost exactly 5 years later. Not much effect from the altitude this time; interesting how the body adapts over the years. Anyway, hiked from Kearsarge Pass. Still some decent snow to the pass and clear to the summit (two small snow fields that can be avoided). A little warm on the way up but otherwise a great hike! Didn't see anyone beyond the pass.

First summit - Aug 12, 2006.
Climbed with Allen (see below) as a dayhike from Huntington Beach. Woke up at 3:30am and got back home around 1am. A long but fun day! I tend to get affected by altitude fairly easily and wondered if I would be able to make it from sea-level to 13k feet in a day. I noticed the altitude right at the trailhead. I tried to keep up the pressure breathing and only got a severe headache right near the summit.
Well acclimatized, it definitely would've been easier but it was nonetheless very enjoyable. Awesome scenery and views!


GigaMike - Feb 4, 2011 12:50 pm Date Climbed: Jun 6, 2009

From Kearsarge Pass  Sucess!

Climbed up from Kearsarge Pass during a light snow storm. Snow & ice made the summit blocks spicy!


OOG - Jan 27, 2011 11:22 pm

From Kearsarge pass

Beautiful area, but the peak itself was not much more impressive than the pass.


labgloves - Dec 20, 2010 1:15 pm Date Climbed: Oct 9, 2010

From Kearsarge Pass  Sucess!

Fun hike with good friends.


dhoffman - Nov 15, 2010 7:13 pm Date Climbed: Oct 9, 2010

Bad climb, great summit block  Sucess!

The scree on the Golden Trout Lake side was horrible and made for a very tough climb. But the short class 3 sections at the summit are worth the effort.

Michael Graupe

Michael Graupe - Oct 8, 2010 7:33 pm Date Climbed: Oct 2, 2010

South Ridge  Sucess!

Wanted to dayhike East Vidette but the weather was unstable with rain already in the morning. Climbed Gould instead and continued on to Dragon. Tried Kearsarge Peak as well but got turned back below Lilley Pass by thunder and strong rain.


96avs01 - Sep 26, 2010 7:25 pm Date Climbed: Sep 24, 2010

Traverse from Dragon   Sucess!

Fun finish on an otherwise uninspiring peak. Not even the slightest breeze on the summit, with lots of smoke filling the valleys to the West.

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