Patterson Peak Climber's Log

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larch32 - Jun 6, 2018 10:20 pm Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2014

Ridge  Sucess!

Nice afternoon of ridge walking


SawtoothSean - Jul 10, 2017 6:21 pm Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2017

Good Fun  Sucess!

Fun ridge traversing and great views. Good alternative for getting higher compared to Sawtooths that are still snowbound at higher elevations.


sjaxon16 - Aug 20, 2016 12:45 pm Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2016

Patterson Peak!

Caught the sunrise on top! Beautiful hike!


DrGranola - Jul 4, 2016 1:26 pm Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2016

Windy Day  Sucess!

Windy day but fun peak.


TheWolfIsLoose - Oct 30, 2015 10:36 pm

Beautiful Country  Sucess!

From the Fourth of July Trailhead, we ascended Patterson and Blackmon in conjunction. It was a beautiful day and this is beautiful country!! The views of Castle Peak are phenomenal!


derekperc - Jan 22, 2015 8:38 pm Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2014

great view of Castle!  Sucess!

came across from Blackmon

Sawtooth Scott

Sawtooth Scott - Sep 22, 2013 10:19 pm Date Climbed: Sep 22, 2013

Tristan beats Dad to the top  Sucess!

A fun Class 2 with my son. Patterson gave him a few route finding lessons to consider for his next peak. Overcast with a touch of snow but the view of Castle, shrouded in a cloud, was stellar. We chose to take the shortcut near the pond at 9800 ft. to save time given the weather.


idpeakgirl - Jul 20, 2011 8:49 pm Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2009

From trail on West Ridgeline  Sucess!

Dropped the backpack at Ants Pass on the way into Born Lakes. Memorable for the easy walk over to the summit, the myriad little blue flowers, and stunning views from a very comfy sitting spot on the summit.


Schlekeway - Jan 10, 2010 12:51 pm

Good views  Sucess!

Climbed with Jordan while scouting area.


sassyplatt - Jan 24, 2009 7:41 pm Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2005

West ridge from 4th of July  Sucess!

See splattski log and note the long, steep scree descent part that I do not recommend.


IdahoKid - Sep 9, 2007 7:34 pm Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2006

Nice easy hike  Sucess!

Great introductory peak to climb in the White Clouds


SawtoothSean - Sep 1, 2007 11:50 pm Date Climbed: Aug 29, 2007

Ridge Traverse  Sucess!

Third peak of the day and it occurred just before sunset. Great day scrambling and ridge traversing with SuperDave.


patascent - Feb 18, 2007 5:13 am Date Climbed: Jul 4, 1999

West Ridge  Sucess!

Climbed this one on July 4th from 4th of July Lake.


awilsondc - Mar 6, 2006 7:13 am

Route Climbed: North East Ridge from Born Lakes: July/2004  Sucess!

An overcast day with occasional rain on my way through Ant's Basin to the Born Lakes cleared up just in time for a scramble up to Patterson. My climbing buddy and I made our way up to the saddle between the Born Lakes and Four Lakes Basin and took the NE ridge up to the summit. I pushed myself so hard to beat him to the summit (he always wins!) that I was exausted when I got there, but just edged him out. :) We continued hiking the ridge to the south and curved around to Peak 10960, found a route down to Glacier Lake and side-hilled it back to the saddle and back to camp.

Scrambling Man

Scrambling Man - Feb 14, 2006 8:37 pm

Double Peaked with Blackman, Climbed June of 2000  Sucess!

Three of us made the trek from Fourth of July TH to Blackman Peak and then hiked the ridge up to Patterson. Good views of Sawtooths and Castle. Easy route to summit both peaks.


sprosseda - Jan 27, 2006 12:04 pm

Route Climbed: XC from 4th of July lake - traversed ridge to other pks Date Climbed: July 2005  Sucess!

went up trail a little from 4th of July lake, then XC up to ridgeline. From summit scrambled down S ridge which changed from granite to limestone. Went over to PK. 10,900 and then SW on ridgeline to Pk 10,707. Went down trashy SW face of Pk 10,707 back to trail and 4th of July TH. Very enjoyable, light day with fun scrambling and magnificent views the whole time.

Super Dave

Super Dave - Aug 13, 2005 7:51 pm Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2005

NE ridge via Four Lakes Basin  Sucess!

Beautiful capstone to a five day backpacking trip in the White Clouds. Angled up the NW ridge from Four Lakes Basin, and reached the summit just as the sun came out from behind the clouds.

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