South Peak Climber's Log

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colinr - Jun 1, 2017 1:18 am Date Climbed: May 20, 2017

Ridge Traverse from Olsen to Black and around to Dunderberg  Sucess!

Traverse with Eric Su and Mason.


Deb - May 21, 2017 7:40 pm Date Climbed: May 20, 2017

NE Face Climb/Ski  Sucess!

Early morning ascent to beat the heat and slush. A gazillion gnats on the summit! Fantastic corny ski down!


hightinerary - Aug 17, 2016 4:18 pm Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2016

South of What?  Sucess!

I climbed Mt. Olsen first, then continued along the ridge to climb South Peak and Black Mountain. I found interesting rocks between South Peak and Black Mountain.


Fairweather - Oct 18, 2015 11:40 am Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2015

From Virgina Lakes  Sucess!

Continued West on the ridge to Black Mountain and returned down the NE Ridge. Fun day with Todd.


mjp20k - Oct 28, 2013 8:02 pm Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2008

Black/South/Olsen Traverse  Sucess!

Part of a CA peak-bagging tour.


fedak - Jul 14, 2013 2:59 am Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2013

Olsen/South/Black Traverse  Sucess!

2nd peak in a Olsen/South/Black traverse.
The ascent from the Olsen saddle to South was the hardest part of the traverse- but not really that difficult.

Pics and commentary are here.


hgrapid - May 29, 2012 12:50 am Date Climbed: May 27, 2012

With Mount Olsen and Black Mountain.   Sucess!

With Mount Olsen and Black Mountain. Very little snow for late May. Climbed up from the saddle between it and Olsen. Pretty nasty.


bc44caesar - Jun 17, 2011 12:16 pm Date Climbed: Jun 15, 2011

East Chutes  Sucess!

Climbed and skied the East Chutes in 2hr round trip. Good corn skiing made for nice tele turns.


danman3156 - Jul 23, 2010 4:09 pm Date Climbed: May 13, 2010

East Face  Sucess!

Climbed and skied the East Face.


Noondueler - Nov 6, 2008 3:14 pm Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2008

Great little peak!  Sucess!

Fine views south over Lundy and Lake Canyons, and north to Dunderberg.

Bob Burd

Bob Burd - Aug 29, 2008 8:10 pm Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2008

Traverse from Mt. Olsen  Sucess!

An easy, enjoyable day with Mike Larkin traversing from Olsen to Black Mtn. Trip Report

mlarkin2002 - Aug 6, 2008 4:35 pm Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2008

Ridge Traverse  Sucess!

Traversed Olsen->South->Black as a loop with Bob. Good views, better than I was expecting.

A Bit

A Bit - Aug 15, 2007 10:50 pm Date Climbed: Jun 23, 2007

Traverse from Black Mtn  Sucess!

A nice walk from the summit of Black Mountain along the connecting ridge.


cp0915 - Jun 27, 2007 10:56 pm Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2007

North Ridge  Sucess!

A few factors joined together to make this the worst mountain experience I've ever had. What an awful scree slog. At least it's short.


bearbnz - Sep 7, 2003 12:14 pm

Route Climbed: North Ridge Date Climbed: August 5, 2003

Ascended from the Virginia Lakes Trailhead, and continued from the summit to Black Mountain via a traverse of the connecting ridge.

Climbed again on May 29, 2004 for a Northeast Chute ski descent.

7/14/2011 From Virginia Lakes to summit and traverse to Black Mountain
8/14/2011 Same again
8/16/2011 Same again, after work


steeleman - Aug 18, 2003 12:00 am

Route Climbed: East Face Date Climbed: April 26, 2002  Sucess!

Climbed/Skied the east face. Photos can be found here

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