Tenaya Peak Climber's Log

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justing - Oct 12, 2009 1:03 pm Date Climbed: Oct 10, 2009

NW Buttress  Sucess!

Great fun. Did the 5.7 variation with Tyler aka Chimbo. A little bit of snow and ice left over from last weekend's snow spiced things up just a bit.


apachedino - Sep 27, 2009 12:44 am Date Climbed: Sep 16, 2009

NW Buttress  Sucess!

Very fun, so many routes you can take. Really only needed the rope for 1 pitch for practice, probably made things harder than they needed to be, but hey you gotta practice sometime! Can't keep gettin onto harder routes without a rope forever.


scottmitch - Sep 26, 2009 6:52 pm Date Climbed: Sep 16, 2009

tenaya  Sucess!

climbed with apachedino

Katy Y

Katy Y - Sep 20, 2009 10:06 am Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2009

Stopped short

of the peak, but found Mildred Lake while en route. September is a perfect time to be in Yosemite.


granjero - Sep 8, 2009 6:18 pm Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2009

NW Buttress  Sucess!

Superb route. Wonderful solo.


WML - Aug 30, 2009 4:18 am Date Climbed: Aug 29, 2009

Sweet solo on NW Buttress  Sucess!

NW Buttress - This peak made a great solo...be sure to stay on route if you do solo it though!


scotthsu - Aug 24, 2009 6:34 pm Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2006

NW buttress  Sucess!

simul-climbed all but the final pitch. I remember the descent being kinda hellish.


bearbnz - Aug 22, 2009 1:43 am Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2009

NW Buttress  Sucess!

Simul-climbed the first 8 "pitches", then pitched it out on a direct variation that brought us out right at the summit block. Took the variation to avoid a party in front of us, and it ended up being quicker as it was much more direct.


ylamurto - Aug 13, 2009 10:46 pm Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2009

NW Buttress  Sucess!

We simul climbed it except one pitch when we had to leave the route to avoid the crowds.


JonW - Aug 4, 2009 3:29 pm Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2009

NW Buttress  Sucess!

SuperTopo says this is a 14 pitch 5.5. Don't let it fool you. We did it in about 5 and climbing is rather boring. The best way to do this is simul climbing the whole thing.


Diggler - Jul 27, 2009 2:08 pm Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2009

Finally!  Sucess!

Ever since I swam for the first time in Tenaya Lake on the way to meet my friend Zathan to climb Whitney (my first High Sierra peak!), I was impressed by this peak & looked foreward to climbing it...

When I found out about the NW buttress, the idea of an ascent became even more appealing...

As a result, savored the actual climb as much as could be expected, & was thrilled! Excellent rock, sustained 4th-easy 5th, great views, & had the route to myself! The 5.7 hand crack at the top was a perfect finish- hardest part of the climb, & one tops out on the summit ridge about 1 min from the true summit!

Hummingbird gave me its blessing before start of climb, & a marmot scrambled up the initial 4th class friction, showing me the start of the route. I knew at that point that it was going to be a good climb & day!

Left car 10.01, reached base of climb at 10.31. Started the route at 11.00. Summited 12.30, hung out there for awhile. Left 13.05, & got back to car at 14.30.

Post-climb swim & hanging out at Tenaya Lake was icing on the cake!

I would highly recommend this climb.

8.29.'10 After other plans fell through, decided to do the buttress again. As much fun as the first time- wonderful climb! This go-round, I would call the final 'exit' crack no harder than 5.6, but whatever. From the base of the route to the summit :53, round trip (including hanging out at summit for ~:30) ~3 hours. Great climb!

Tom Fralich

Tom Fralich - Jul 17, 2009 10:36 pm Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2009

NW Buttress  Sucess!

Mary and I did this one on a 2-day trip to Tuolumne. We simul-climbed the whole route in about 2.5 hrs. Really fun climbing on nice rock with a great summit view over Tenaya Lake. The whole thing took about 6 hr car to car.


oluskydiver - Jun 23, 2009 12:05 am Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2009

Great Hike  Sucess!

Great hike/scramble up the Tenaya Peak! Well worth the moderate effort.


gomez13 - Apr 11, 2009 7:58 pm Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2008

NW Buttress  Sucess!

Nice long easy climb with great views.What along walk off!!


mountainmatt - Nov 25, 2008 7:07 pm Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2004

Sunrise Party  Sucess!

Hit up Tenaya on the way to one of the Sunrise fiestas in '04. Nice view as always.....


Noondueler - Nov 6, 2008 3:48 pm Date Climbed: Jun 14, 1996

Busted at Tenaya Lake  Sucess!

by a hungry Yos Park ranger with a sharp nose for funny flowers. A 275$ ticket! Good job baby!


Sienna - Sep 5, 2008 6:41 pm Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2008

Fun  Sucess!

Great time


desmo13 - Aug 11, 2008 12:53 pm Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2008

route: NW Buttress  Sucess!

Fun, but long day on a 3 person rope team. walked some pitches, roped some, walked some, roped some. Was up the with the AAC Toulumne get-together.

Adamus - Jul 13, 2008 7:26 pm Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2008

From East  Sucess!

Dayhike with Tressider and Columbia Finger. An excellent view it would be, even better than Hoffman IMHO, were it not for the smoke.


danman3156 - Oct 22, 2007 6:47 pm Date Climbed: Sep 10, 2007

NW Buttress  Sucess!

Solo with my brother, a great day in the sierra topped off with a dip in tenaya lake!

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