Mount Julius Caesar Climber's Log

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danman3156

danman3156 - Aug 11, 2009 1:56 am Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2009

Italy Pass  Sucess!

Camped at Chalfant Lakes and climbed Mount Julius Ceasar. Fun peak. Took two dogs up with us.

JHH60

JHH60 - Jun 23, 2009 12:39 pm Date Climbed: Jul 15, 1993

From Italy Pass  Sucess!

First Sierra peak (before I lived in CA). Not sure of exact date.

myles

myles - Sep 8, 2008 12:11 pm Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2008

South Ridge from Italy Pass  Sucess!

Stuck close to the ridge during the ascent to avoid the sand trail and get in some nice class 3. Went to the false summit and traversed to summit. Couldn't find a summit register. Ran out of film before I shot toward Granite Park/Royce Lakes view--bummer!

cdog

cdog - Aug 19, 2008 12:24 am Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2008

SW ridge from Italy Pass  Sucess!

fun, quick route (800') from Italy Pass. Great views from the top. Some sand hiking, some scrambling.

hikinedd

hikinedd - Jul 1, 2008 5:31 pm Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2006

via Italy Pass  Sucess!

Some of the better views in the Sierra.

Felsberg

Felsberg - Sep 4, 2007 10:55 pm Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2007

From Italy Pass  Sucess!

i heart granite park.
still no pen in the summit register.
PICS

Desert Solitaire

Desert Solitaire - Jul 4, 2007 4:34 pm Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2007

From Italy Pass  Sucess!

Big loop in the area bagging a few peaks. Great views and nice old summit can. Please DO NOT STEAL REGISTERS, whoever you are! Leave registers at the summit. There was no pen, so I signed in w/ blood ... haha just kidding, just scratched it in with a small pebble.

fossana

fossana - Apr 9, 2007 12:50 am Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2004

SC Day 3  Sucess!

Day 3 of the 2004 Sierra Challenge
Beautiful area, mediocre climb

Kerstin

Kerstin - Sep 15, 2006 2:49 am Date Climbed: Sep 13, 2006

West Ridge  Sucess!

We hiked in from Honeymoon Lake. After seeing the unappealing appearance of the southwest slope, we hiked over to the west ridge. It was a fun, mostly class two route, with boulders that got progressively larger the higher we got. We couldn't find the Sierra Club register but did find an old cigar box originally placed by David Brower. Some people had taken his register to San Francisco for "safe keeping" on July 4th of this year. :( They left the cigar box.
We didn't sign the rust-stained little book they'd left as a substitute for the original register as we didn't have a pen.

gluballs - Aug 21, 2006 11:56 pm Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2006

Italy Pass  Sucess!

Started from the Pine Creek trailhead. Long day. But not as long as I thought it would be. View from the pass and summit were spectacular.

Guilty

Guilty - Jul 22, 2006 7:55 am Date Climbed: Aug 4, 1998

From Italy Pass  Sucess!

Started from Chalfant Lakes and proceed in-front of some friends
to Italy Pass. While waiting for them decided to climb the peak.
Nice view of Granite Park area, and ended up camping at the pass for the night.

dshoshone

dshoshone - Jul 14, 2006 9:26 pm Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2006

East Face  Sucess!

Steep snow chute on the bottom half. No crampons the snow was soft. Very loose rock. A couple of car sized boulders had fallen into the snow field a few days prior. Class 2-3

lakenyon - May 14, 2006 10:49 pm Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2005

West Ridge  Sucess!

Scrambled up the talus.

tpdwr

tpdwr - Sep 27, 2005 7:20 pm

Route Climbed: From Italy Pass Date Climbed: September 8, 2003  Sucess!

Stopped on my way down to Lake Italy. Excellant views from this summit.

Matt Worster

Matt Worster - Jul 6, 2005 1:55 pm

Route Climbed: From Italy Pass Date Climbed: 2 July 2005  Sucess!

An easy three day hike with overnights at Honeymoon Lake. *High* water conditions, including a 150 ft ford at Upper Pine Lake and some dicey stream crossings above Honeymoon. Gorgeous views, one of my favorite areas in the Sierra.

ExploreABitMore

ExploreABitMore - Mar 4, 2005 10:09 pm

Route Climbed: Slope from Italy Pass Date Climbed: 7/4/03  Sucess!

Beautiful day and spetacular views along the climb. Hiked it from camp at Lower Pine Lake. This made for a longer day than anticipated, and Honeymoon Lake would probably be a more ideal place to camp.

RSN473

RSN473 - Mar 1, 2005 3:59 pm

Route Climbed: N Chute to NE Ridge Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2001  Sucess!

This route proved to be quite exciting with several sections of 3/4th class along the ridge. The N Chute is dangerously loose.

sierratrekkin

sierratrekkin - Dec 19, 2004 8:54 pm

Route Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: June, 2002  Sucess!

I climbed the west ridge on a trip to the Italy Lake area to climb Bear Creek Spire from the west. The ridge is a simple class 2 scramble with great views of surround peaks including Mount Dade, Mount Abbot and Bear Creek Spire.

Matthew Holliman

Matthew Holliman - Nov 17, 2004 12:01 am

Route Climbed: South Slope Date Climbed: July 10, 2004  Sucess!

The final stop on a Merriam/Royce/Julius Caesar dayhike. Great views, although I was more concerned at the time about making it back down through Granite Park before dark...

mdostby

mdostby - Jan 3, 2004 12:28 am

Route Climbed: From Italy Pass Date Climbed: 1975  Sucess!

I climbed this peak many years ago, the summer of 1975. It was on a backpacking trip that my parents sent me on. (something like summer camp). Anyway, it was these early backpacks that really got me hooked on the Sierras. I remember this peak well. It was really my first Sierra summit. The only other mountain I had ever summatted up to this point was Mount Lassen with my dad.

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