by Simkin » Tue Aug 23, 2016 1:32 am
by Bob Burd » Tue Aug 23, 2016 5:52 am
by Alpinist » Tue Aug 23, 2016 5:47 pm
by Simkin » Tue Aug 23, 2016 9:49 pm
Bob Burd wrote:Some great class 3-5 scrambles that can be day hiked:
Tenya Peak, North Buttress
LeConte, Waterfall route
Clarence King (5.4 summit block)
Cathedral SE Buttress (5.6)
Kearsarge Pinnacles, Traverse
Mt. Starr King, SE Face
Norman Clyde NE Face
Clyde Minaret Rock Route
Treasure Peak, Little Lakes Valley (East Ridge)
Two Eagle, East Ridge
Rosy Finch Peak, North Ridge
Mt. Hoffmann, NE Ridge
Laurel Mtn, NE Gully
Mt. Mendel, NE Ridge
Hurd Peak, South Ridge
Mt. Clark, NW Ridge
Ed Lane Peak, North RIdge
Independence Peak, North RIdge
Mt. Johnson, Traverse from Trapezoid & North Ridge
Bear Creek Spire, NE Ridge
Mt. Powell, Traverse from Point Wesley
Deerhorn, NE Ridge
Cockscomb, Silver Divide
Mt. Warlow, Traverse from Mt. Fiske
Mt. Huxley, Traverse from Mt. Warlow
South Basin Peak, Traverse from Basin Mtn
by Bob Burd » Tue Aug 23, 2016 11:47 pm
Simkin wrote:According to this site the easiest route for Eichorn Pinnacle is 5.4. One can't descend without a rope.
Same for Michael Minaret.
In contrast, Emerson peak has a class 3 descent route and is as close to North Lake drive in campground as the Minarets are to Minaret lakes.
by Simkin » Wed Aug 24, 2016 8:45 pm
Bob Burd wrote:
Bob Burd wrote:Michael Minaret is rated class 4 via Stars Chute, Eichorn Chute, and from The Portal. Should be easier than 5.4, no?
by Simkin » Sat Aug 27, 2016 4:27 am
jesu, joy of man's desiring wrote:I've climbed dozens of unroped pitches 5.7 to 5.10, so I feel qualified to make an assessment.
jesu, joy of man's desiring wrote:Have you ever seen someone with those kinds of injuries? I have!
by Simkin » Mon Aug 29, 2016 3:58 am
jesu, joy of man's desiring wrote:^^^
...But we will treat you with gentle "Special Ed" kid gloves, cause you're an Eastern Euro
by MoapaPk » Mon Aug 29, 2016 11:50 pm
by Simkin » Tue Aug 30, 2016 7:45 pm
MoapaPk wrote:Go up the NE ridge of Bear Creak Spire and come down Ulrich's route, preferably with 60m rope.
Bob Burd wrote:*Tenya Peak, North Buttress
Bob Burd wrote:*Independence Peak, North RIdge
by MoapaPk » Wed Aug 31, 2016 4:36 pm
Simkin wrote:MoapaPk wrote:Go up the NE ridge of Bear Creak Spire and come down Ulrich's route, preferably with 60m rope.
Sounds interesting. This site, however, rates it 5.2-5.6. What is the real rating?
by mrchad9 » Wed Aug 31, 2016 11:13 pm
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