Sperry Peak Climber's Log

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adamschneider - Jul 30, 2017 9:49 pm Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2017

Lost a trekking pole!  Sucess!

Did Vesper and then Sperry, by traversing along the ridge below Wolf Peak. While descending Sperry, I chucked my poles down a few feet so I'd have both hands free for a veggie belay (a necessity on this hellish scramble), and I couldn't find one of them! So if you find an aluminum Leki pole somewhere on Sperry's west face, let me know...


ZakG - Apr 25, 2017 11:00 pm Date Climbed: Aug 28, 1995

My First Scramble  Sucess!

Went way off route, climbed the false summit, and pulled a big rock out on myself. A fine introduction to peak bagging.


taniagrotter - Jul 6, 2015 11:46 pm Date Climbed: Apr 18, 2015

Scramble to the top  Sucess!

Summited with my team after setting up camp by the lake. There was lots of mixed rock/snow/ice so we set up a rope.


awilsondc - Aug 24, 2014 12:39 pm Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2014

Vesper and Sperry  Sucess!

I summited Vesper and Sperry, the classic combo! I though Vesper was the better climb, but Sperry had the better summit. Beautiful day! I went early, and hiked fast... I had both summits and both routes to myself for the ascents. The last 300 feet or so of Sperry was rough with all the steep foresty brush and rock. On my way up I was thinking, "I'll never do this one again!" but the amazing summit may have changed my mind. Fantastic views! Plus, nice flat spot to hang out and have lunch. 7 1/2 hours car to car with about 1 hour total spent on the summits, 50 minutes of that on Sperry.


ScrambledLeggs - Nov 20, 2013 2:09 pm Date Climbed: Aug 13, 2013

Soloed  Sucess!

Second attempt. Met a group of YMCA youth climbers and a goat above the lake.

Snidely Whiplash

Snidely Whiplash - Nov 11, 2013 12:12 am Date Climbed: Aug 1, 1992

Headlee Pass  Sucess!

Had a great dip in the lake too. Hot day.

setrent - Jul 4, 2013 10:11 pm Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2012

From Headlee Pass  Sucess!

A brushy but interesting scramble


kevinsa - Sep 26, 2012 2:10 pm Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2005

Sperry Peak  Sucess!

Did the classic Vesper/Sperry combo.


tcingrum - Sep 19, 2012 10:51 pm

Sperry  Sucess!

More interesting than vesper. Also less populated


beaudaddy85 - Aug 18, 2010 2:34 am Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2010

Interesting...  Sucess!

Did this one after work. If the route is more than solid class 2, your off route. Which happened alot ducking under brush, talus fields, boulders and misplaced cairns... Ended the day with a rolled ankle and smashed knee in Wirtz Basin... Made crossing the Stilly at night a real joy. Amazing Views and a really beautiful area.

Bryan K

Bryan K - Oct 19, 2009 8:50 pm Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2009

Headlee Pass route  Sucess!

Dane and I headed up here with hopes of hitting Vesper too. Didn't do Vesper but had a fun day with only one summit

Martin Cash

Martin Cash - Jul 30, 2008 9:23 pm Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2008

Yuck  Sucess!

Bruce and I climbed the Upper South Ridge route in a little over 10 hours car to car. Our original plan was to try the whole ridge but that didn't work out. The route itself was pretty poor in quality and with lots of shrubery. This was my first climb in the Mountain Loop Highway area, and first alpine climb in nearly a year.


gimpilator - Sep 23, 2007 9:36 pm Date Climbed: Sep 23, 2007

Success!  Sucess!

The first time I got a good view of Sperry I thought "well I'll never do that one". But today Gareth and I stood on the top. Not much visibility and too much exposure to be standing on the loose, wet, dirt and heather that make up the standard route. Just below the summit I traversed over to the North face where I found good solid rock to hold onto.

Outdoorgrrl - Aug 28, 2006 7:51 pm Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2006

Fun, bushy scramble  Sucess!

An excellent outing! There was still a few snow patches flanking the lake below Vesper an Sperry, making for an icy dip on the way down.

Andy Dewey

Andy Dewey - May 23, 2006 8:21 pm Date Climbed: Sep 17, 2005

Route Climbed: Headlee Pass  Sucess!

Extremely low visibility, navigated by compass alone!


ren - Feb 28, 2006 1:40 am Date Climbed: Aug 13, 2005

Rou te Climbed: Headlee Pass 8/13/05  Sucess!

Scrambled this one along with Vesper Peak.

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