Rosy Finch Peak Climber's Log

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Simkin - Oct 6, 2016 12:22 pm Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2016

North Ridge  Sucess!

Here is the video:


CWessels - Jun 29, 2016 2:10 am Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2016

NE Ridge  Sucess!

I agree that there's a lot of loose rock on this route, especially near the start. Otherwise the climb is very satisfying and enjoyable. I traversed the west ridge to a class 2 chute near Pyramid for descent. I definitely would not recommend downclimbing the ridge.


bechtt - Sep 21, 2010 7:02 pm Date Climbed: Sep 26, 2009

Morgan Pass to Peppermint Pass traverse  Sucess!

with Matthew Holliman


PellucidWombat - Aug 23, 2010 6:14 am Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2010

Bonus Peaks!  Sucess!

Set up camp at Dade Lake with Gordon Ye for climbing the NE Ridge of Bear Creek Spire the next day. I had some time left in the day, so I climbed the N Ridge, then traversed to Pyramid Peak and descended the W Ridge to the col with the NE Ridge of Bear Creek Spire. A good afternoon out on a lot of knife-edge ridges, though there was a LOT of loose rock too!


cp0915 - Aug 31, 2009 10:36 am Date Climbed: Aug 30, 2009

North Ridge  Sucess!

Excellent route with Hugh de Q.


MoapaPk - Aug 30, 2009 9:00 pm Date Climbed: Aug 30, 2009

North Ridge  Sucess!

I don't recommend this as a descent route, especially for parties of more than 1. It's not so much class 4, as class 3 with huge movable blocks that randomly break free. The exact ridgeline looks to be safest for most of the way. I nearly killed CP at least once, and did one of my patented leaps to grab a knife edge when my footing disappeared down a chute.

Otherwise, a very pretty peak.


Deb - Sep 12, 2007 11:51 am Date Climbed: Sep 11, 2007

North Ridge Solo  Sucess!

Got a late start (0900) due to long drive; car to car in 9 hours with some heart-thumping events along the North Ridge. I stayed pretty far west and encountered more Class 4 with some 5 stuck in there pretty often. Loose rock? More like moveable surfaces! Kinda hairy when alone.
Descended via a few Class 4/5 chutes along the eastern face and circled around "pothole" lake; wasn't in the right frame of mind to downclimb my ascent route. =8O THEN the rain came.
BTW, the register coffee jar is on the 12,744' peak. I forgot to sign my name after putting a comment in it. :/

Bob Burd

Bob Burd - Jul 23, 2005 2:40 am

Route Climbed: North Ridge Date Climbed: July 8, 2004  Sucess!

I started off in the dark and summited just before sunrise on a beautiful summer morning. Watching sunrise on the surrounding peaks was breathtaking. The North Ridge is a very fine, unsung route in the Little Lakes area. Trip Report

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