Mount Tallac Climber's Log

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desmo13 - Jul 9, 2008 12:34 am Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2008

1st Tahoe peak  Sucess!

Early start, only 1 other ahead of me. got crowded on the way down. did a lot of of off trail scrambling.


WeatherMan - Jul 4, 2008 5:23 pm Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2008

Marmots and Flies  Sucess!

End of a weeklong road trip for work, culminated in a hasty solo summit hike. Round trip from the trailhead took me around 4hrs and change. Shared the summit with a marmot and hundreds of flies, fires to the N and W were evident with huge plumes by mid-morning.


Tracy - Jun 22, 2008 11:04 pm Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2008

Cathedral Lake Trail  Sucess!

Hiked this with my brother, Barton; my nephew, Spencer and my bro-in-law Michael Eschenberg. Still a lot of snow blocking a portion of the trail, but easy to get around.


chiker - Jun 14, 2008 12:50 pm Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2007

Easier than expected  Sucess!

I had been told by several people how hard Mt Tallac was, but I was surprised by the short time it took us to hike. We started at the Fallen Leaf trailhead. We got a late start and so it was hot by the time we got to the top at 11 am. Despite that, the views were fantastic.


thexcat - Jun 4, 2008 6:47 pm Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2006

Nice hike  Sucess!

Lots of people. Off trail scramble. Effort to get up were well worth the amazing views.


soslaw - Apr 1, 2008 8:01 pm Date Climbed: Mar 30, 2008

NE Ridge

Humped my skis up the northeast ridge and skied the northeast bowl. Windcrust conditions until the flat at 7,400 then some nice corn.


littlefrantz - Feb 12, 2008 12:06 am Date Climbed: Feb 11, 2008

I Heart Powder & Sunny Days  Sucess!

Went up & down the popular snowshoe/ski route on the east side. Man, the Desolation looks sexy in winter. There's a super nice boot pack up and skin tracks up there now.


requiem - Jan 23, 2008 3:07 am Date Climbed: Jun 9, 2007

Mosquitoes and marmot sex  Sucess!

hiked in from the north side of Fallen Leaf Lake, swatting mosquitoes just past Floating Island Lake where we turned and beelined for the summit, or where we thought it was. vexed a bit by the brush, we ascended the summit to find randy marmots and (ground squirrels?) bold enough to sit on your boot and take food from your hand.


sacplanner - Dec 28, 2007 11:14 am Date Climbed: Oct 11, 2007

Great Hike  Sucess!

Fun hike. Beautiful views.

Adamus - Dec 10, 2007 5:40 am Date Climbed: Dec 2, 2007

Tallac Trail  Sucess!

Just a little dusting of snow on the ridge, but VERY cold. 40+ mph wind gust too, should've brought my balaclava.


EastcoastMike - Oct 26, 2007 6:51 pm Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2007

Nice dayhike

Very nice views of Tahoe and Fallen Leaf Lake.


panweilin - Oct 25, 2007 6:38 pm Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2004

Tallac by Tahoe  Sucess!

Camped at Fallen Leaf Campground the night before.


buzzdainer - Oct 15, 2007 1:03 am Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2007

From Gilmore Lake  Sucess!

A thoroughly enjoyable walk, as always. Some rather annoying rodents on the summit.


breagen - Sep 25, 2007 2:47 pm Date Climbed: May 20, 2007

Mt. Tallac  Sucess!

Excellent route, good practice for the Mountaineers Route on Whitney


Romain - Sep 23, 2007 2:08 am Date Climbed: Sep 17, 2007

Nice hike  Sucess!

Twice in 3 days, during a family vacation at Stanford Sierra Camp: On Monday Sept 17, alone on a beautiful summer day, 3.5 hours roudtrip via the Cathedral Lake trail. Then on Thursday May 20th, with René Renteria, after a snowstorm that lingered into the day. We went up the Cathedral Lakes trail and went down the Glen Alpine / PCT trail, for a 5 hour roundtrip.


paisajeroamericano - Sep 13, 2007 5:27 am Date Climbed: Jan 20, 2005

Great Winter Climb  Sucess!

A fun glissade, but I want to bring my skis next time.


cackalackyclimber - Sep 4, 2007 1:29 pm Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2001

Bachelor Party Climb  Sucess!

Climbed Tallac while on stag weekend for a good friend and fellow climber. Great day on a beautiful mountain w/ close friends...followed by many beers. Doesn't get much better!

Desert Solitaire

Desert Solitaire - Aug 24, 2007 5:16 pm Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2007

Nice morning run  Sucess!

from Glen Alpine Springs TH. RT 3 hrs 45 mins.


edevart - Jul 25, 2007 6:37 pm Date Climbed: Oct 14, 2006

Alone on the summit.

Climbed Tallac as a loop hike from Fallen Leaf Lake. Amazingly I did not see a single other hiker the entire day. Went up via Glen Alpine and down via Cathedral Lake.


JasonH - Jul 21, 2007 12:48 am Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2007

Mt Tallac trail  Sucess!

Great day for a climb. It was very clear and the views seemed endless. The summit area was a happening place with a lot of people and squirrels.

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