Sunrise Peak Climber's Log

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Joseph Bullough

Joseph Bullough - May 3, 2022 12:09 pm

Various Ascents

Climbed 28 times:

  • 07/16/16 - Triple Traverse
  • 08/02/15 - via Broads Fork / Triple Traverse
  • 08/18/12 - via Broads Fork / Triple Traverse
  • 05/27/11 - via Tanners Gulch / Triple Traverse
  • 07/23/10 - via Ferguson Canyon / Triple Traverse
  • 06/26/10 - via Broads Fork / Triple Traverse
  • 05/07/10 - via Tanners Gulch / Triple Traverse
  • 09/19/09 - via Broads Fork / Cottonwood Ridge Traverse
  • 08/08/09 - via Broads Fork / Triple Traverse, Broads Fork descent
  • 07/17/09 - via Ferguson Canyon / Triple Traverse
  • 07/04/09 - via Broads Fork / Triple Traverse
  • 05/15/09 - via Tanners Gulch / Triple Traverse
  • 08/16/08 - via Ferguson Canyon / Triple Traverse
  • 07/12/08 - via Broads Fork / Triple Traverse
  • 07/05/08 - via Broads Fork / Cottonwood Ridge Traverse
  • 05/10/08 - via Tanners Gulch / Triple Traverse
  • 10/14/06 - via Broads Fork / Triple Traverse
  • 08/27/06 - via Broads Fork / Triple Traverse
  • 06/04/06 - via Broads Fork / Cottonwood Ridge Traverse
  • 05/07/06 - via Tanners Gulch / Triple Traverse
  • 09/23/05 - via Broads Fork / Triple Traverse
  • 07/23/05 - via Ferguson Canyon / Cottonwood Ridge Traverse
  • 06/04/05 - via Tanners Gulch / Triple Traverse
  • 09/18/04 - via Ferguson Canyon / Triple Traverse
  • 07/31/04 - via Broads Fork / Cottonwood Ridge Traverse
  • 06/19/04 - via Broads Fork / Triple Traverse
  • 07/26/03 - via West Ridge from Broads Fork
  • 09/29/01 - via North couloir and East Ridge from Broads Fork

  • Josh Behunin

    Josh Behunin - Sep 1, 2020 11:33 am Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2020

    The tripple Traverse  Sucess! Check out our video on you tube at Peaks in the bag for a full trip Report. The scramble up to this peak is one of the best I have ever done very worth it.


    kteichert - Jul 5, 2018 9:49 am Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2018

    Happy 4th of July  Sucess!

    Hit this one as part of the Cottonwood Traverse.


    LazyJSkwires - Jul 4, 2018 6:08 pm Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2018

    Happy 4th!  Sucess!

    Went up the notch between Sunrise and Dromedary. I really didn't feel comfortable going back down that route since it felt like no matter where I stepped I'd make a giant rock slide, so I just went up Dromedary while tagging along with another group of climbers doing the traverse


    BKiser90 - Aug 28, 2016 2:00 am Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2016

    Triple Traverse  Sucess!

    Followed Dave and Rocky Alps' great trail report. Very helpful in finding the best route to the top of Sunrise. Beautiful peak.


    PrinceOfNorway - Sep 21, 2015 9:45 am Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2015

    Up the Chute  Sucess!

    I came up Broad Fork and ran into a nasty bull moose. He wouldn't leave the trail until a few other people came up. He started getting really aggressive, snorting and snapping branches with his antlers.

    I ended up going up the chute to the Dromedary - Sunrise saddle. It wasn't super awesome and the thin layer of snow made things a little slippy. I climbed straight up the ridge-line to the top. The rock was good the whole way. I went back the way I came and did Dromedary.

    Rocky Alps

    Rocky Alps - Oct 15, 2014 12:06 pm Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2014

    Triple Traverse  Sucess!

    Did the Triple Traverse going up the Robinson Variation and down via Lake Blanche, which was a very rewarding and fun scramble. See "Good Things Come in Threes" trip report for details.

    David Mortensen

    David Mortensen - Sep 20, 2014 5:37 pm Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2014

    Triple Traverse  Sucess!

    We started at Broad's Fork trailhead and did the Robinson route up the East Twin, then over to Sunrise and Dromedary and then down to Lake Blanche. It was a great day with perfect temperatures.


    edge - Sep 20, 2014 12:50 pm Date Climbed: Aug 30, 2014

    Solo Triple Traverse  Sucess!

    Climbed up Twin Peaks then down to the pass between Sunrise and Twins. Climbing down the crack was surprisingly easy and fun! The hardest scrambling is probably up the West Buttress up to Jepsons Folly. Not too bad. Maybe class 4. After climbing Jepsons Folly I went up to Sunrise. Views from the top were great!


    mattleggett - Sep 10, 2014 7:18 pm Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2014

    Triple Traverse  Sucess!

    Came over from Twin Peaks on the way for Dromesdary


    derekthered - Jul 21, 2013 8:09 pm

    Sunrise  Sucess!

    9/10/2012 - Hiked over from the Twins, great view! I was short on time, and Dromedary looked far away, so I descended the chute between the two peaks to upper Broads Fork. Yuck. Not recommended at all. Probably would have been easier to just go over Dromedary and descend via Lake Blanche.

    7/30/2012 - En route to Dromedary from the Twins with Sage. Awesome day.

    7/13/2013 - En route to Drom from Broad Fork Twins with Andy.


    seano - May 23, 2013 6:04 pm Date Climbed: May 23, 2013

    Tanner's Gulch  Sucess!

    Up Tanner's Gulch, then over to Dromedary. Much nicer than trying to do the Triple Traverse from the other side. Trip report.

    Matthew Van Horn

    Matthew Van Horn - May 23, 2013 1:47 pm Date Climbed: May 23, 2013

    Sunrise  Sucess!

    Always a fun, challenging climb

    05/23/2013 Up Tanners to summit, return by Tanners
    05/27/2011 Triple Traverse from Tanners Gulch, heavy snow
    05/08/2010 Traverse from Dromedary via Tanner's Gulch
    09/19/2009 Cottonwood Ridge Traverse
    08/08/2009 TT
    05/16/2009 TT from Tanner's
    08/16/2008 Triple Traverse, up from Ferguson Canyon
    07/19/2008 Over from BF Twins, then Cottonwood Ridge Traverse to Superior
    05/10/2008 Triple Traverse from Tanner's Gulch
    09/18/2007 From Broad's Fork, Cottonwood Ridge Traverse with Michael Moogie737, Lana, and Dennis
    09/04/2006 Triple Traverse from Broad's Fork with Justin A.

    andrew david

    andrew david - Feb 17, 2013 11:54 pm Date Climbed: Jun 8, 2011

    Aptly Named  Sucess!

    Hit it after camping over night near a little runoff spring and enjoyed the trip. Grabbed Dromedary and the Twins on the same trip and it was one of my favorite nights of sleeping ever. Didn't bother hauling a tent up. Only limited decent camping above the beaver pond, but I slept on a big flattish rock and you could do the same if your back can take it.


    Apexrock - Oct 8, 2012 12:26 pm Date Climbed: Oct 7, 2012

    Triple Traverse  Sucess!

    Perfect Fall weather! Went up the Robinson's Variation and down the never-ending Talus slopes leading into Lake Blanche Basin from the summit of Dromedary. Long day, but worth it!


    scgrant - Aug 2, 2012 10:18 pm Date Climbed: Sep 20, 2015

    Sunrise  Sucess!

    9/20/2015 As part of the Cottonwood Ridge Traverse via Ferguson Canyon.
    7/20/2014 With the WMC as part of the Cottonwood Ridge Traverse. West Twin Peak to Mount Superior.
    4/20/2014 On Easter Sunday via Tanners Gulch and onto the Triple Traverse. With Lubos, Donovan Lynch, and John Badila. Unbelievable early spring climb.
    6/5/2013 Climbed as part of the Triple Traverse. From Broads Fork I gained the saddle between Sunrise and Dromedary. Summited Dromedary and then traversed over Sunrise to Twin. Descended Broads Fork.
    9/16/2012 Climbed with WMC. Came up Broads Fork and summited Sunrise and Dromedary before dropping down to Lake Blanche.
    8/11/2012 Climbed with WMC as part of Cottonwood Ridge Traverse via Broads Fork. Completed the loop descending Mill B.
    8/2/2012 Climbed via Broads Fork and descended Mill B South after summiting Dromedary.


    voxnihili - Jul 30, 2012 9:49 am Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2012

    Sunrise then East  Sucess!

    Came up Broads fork, across Sunrise and Dromedary, went over to Sundial but dropped off instead. Fun ridge scrambling.


    runbyu1 - Jul 29, 2012 7:36 pm Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2012

    Quick Bag  Sucess!

    Ran up the Broad's Fork Trail (first time up here), up to the Twin Peaks saddle, around and up and then down the gulch between Dromedary and Sunrise. Unfortunately, I was right there, but didn't have the time to grab Dromedary---would have been 15 minutes but now it will be another 4 hours---I think I'll try it from Lake Blanche!


    utahjimk - Jun 7, 2012 4:05 pm Date Climbed: Jun 6, 2012

    Dromedary & Sunrise  Sucess!

    Up Broads Fork, over Sunrise & Dromedary, down Mill B South Fork.


    jdw10 - May 7, 2012 2:13 pm Date Climbed: May 5, 2012

    Sunrise  Sucess!

    Summitted Sunrise after ascending Tanner's Gulch and summitting Dromedary. The conditions of the East ridge made for a fun ascent. Great day with the WMC.

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