San Joaquin Mountain Climber's Log

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Noondueler

Noondueler - Jan 15, 2009 11:43 pm Date Climbed: Aug 12, 1997

From Fern Creek  Sucess!

Shorter distance but 2,000' more el. from June Lakes Loop

A Bit

A Bit - Sep 29, 2008 11:03 am Date Climbed: Sep 28, 2008

Minaret Summit  Sucess!

A nice dayhike with those great views almost the entire route. Went on over to Carson Peak & more great views.

mlarkin2002 - Aug 9, 2008 2:13 pm Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2008

Dayhike from Silver Lake  Sucess!

Dayhiked from Silver Lake. Outstanding views.

sierramtngoat

sierramtngoat - Jul 28, 2008 3:46 pm Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2008

Route Climbed: Minaret Summit  Sucess!

My wife and I got a break from the smoke, sort of, and hiked up San Joaquin from the Minaret Summit parking lot. Excellent views of the Ansel Adams Wilderness. We also bagged the lower "teet", which had one move that was probably like class 4. The hike to the teet took us about ~4 hours with breaks, the hike up to the summit of San Joaquin took another 15 minutes.

MoapaPk

MoapaPk - Dec 19, 2007 7:26 pm Date Climbed: Sep 8, 1983

walk-up from Mammoth Side  Sucess!

Date is something of a guess. I was working on a drill rig in the Mammoth area, and did this hike on my day off. I had seen the mountain on various hikes up the SW side of June Lake, and was almost tempted to go from the lake.

Adamus - Jul 31, 2007 12:10 am Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2007

Minaret Summit  Sucess!

Nice halfdayhike with excellent views the whole way.

jonhersh

jonhersh - Sep 1, 2006 5:05 am Date Climbed: May 29, 2004

Yost Creek  Sucess!

Fun dayhike on Memorial Day weekend. Had a couple of fun glissades.

derbilly

derbilly - Aug 17, 2006 5:02 pm Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2006

Ridge Traverse  Sucess!

Did a ridge traverse from Agnew Pass starting with Carson Peak then on to San Joaquin Mt and finally Two Teats. Great views from each peak of the Ritter Range and the Sierra Crest from Rodgers to the Koip Peak area.

Matt Worster

Matt Worster - Aug 10, 2005 1:27 pm

Route Climbed: Minaret Summit Date Climbed: 4 August 2005  Sucess!

Warm-up for Sierra Challenge 2005. (Happy Birthday, Mom!) Sadly, the classic Sierra Club register box exists no more. It apparently disappeared within the last 2 weeks. I shake my head in frustration as these boxes become more and more rare.

cottersnow - Feb 28, 2005 10:37 pm

Route Climbed: The Hourglass Date Climbed: January 2004  Sucess!

Summitted in wind and cold. Rode from June Mountain and then snow shoed up. The ride down had NICE snow and was extremely memerable. Fun and convenient.

Matthew Holliman

Matthew Holliman - Nov 17, 2004 11:35 pm

Route Climbed: North Slopes Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2004  Sucess!

Warmup for a Goddard dayhike the next day. Went up via Fern Lake, returning via Yost Lake. To my surprise, this approach actually took longer than the hike from Minaret Summit. Yost Meadow was pretty and worth seeing, but apart from that I'd recommend Minaret Summit as the way to go.

birdhead

birdhead - Jun 20, 2004 9:31 pm

Route Climbed: Minaret Summit Date Climbed: June 19, 2004  Sucess!

An enjoyable dayhike with many small ups and downs. Great views of the Minarets, Ritter, and Banner. 4 hours 40 minutes car to car.

Bob Burd

Bob Burd - Jun 7, 2004 12:55 am

Route Climbed: Minaret Summit Date Climbed: July 15, 2002  Sucess!

This was a very enjoyable outing with two siblings, the first peak of note for my youngest sister. Trip Report

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