The Citadel Climber's Log

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shanahan96

shanahan96 - Nov 29, 2015 10:07 pm Date Climbed: Sep 30, 2006

september snow  Sucess!

much more september snow than i've seen in awhile on this hike. we even used ice axes on the northern slope leading to the citadel's upper east ridge. certainly made the traverse to hagar spicy and interesting!

jamie

BradBartick

BradBartick - Jul 26, 2015 5:01 pm Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2015

El Citadel  Sucess!

Up the gully. The direct line from the south looks better, actually, as long as the snow is minimal. The gully is pretty easy just loose and not super fun. The crux is 3rd class, and easy, but descending it feels harder as you are perched over the gully and some of the holds seem fragile, though numerous bombers exist. On the approach from the lake, take a diagonal line towards the scree field right of the falls in the basin you are aiming to cross. I marked ithe line over with decent cairns.. This climb was solo in good weather.

rmjwinters

rmjwinters - Jul 8, 2015 11:12 pm Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2015

Via Herman's Gulch  Sucess!

Rainy day. Ascended via Herman's Gulch to the lake. Stayed near 12k contour then climbed to saddle between Bethel and Citadel. 4.9 miles one way

chicagotransplant

chicagotransplant - May 3, 2014 8:26 pm Date Climbed: May 3, 2014

Tour de Snoopy's  Sucess!

Ski descent of Snoopy's Backside with an ascent of Snoopy's Collar after a ski descent of Hagar's south/southeast face. With Brian, Ben and Dillon

Jeremy Hakes

Jeremy Hakes - Jan 2, 2014 3:22 pm Date Climbed: May 19, 2002

With CMC  Sucess!

Good climb!

Pete Castricone

Pete Castricone - Aug 23, 2013 6:43 pm Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2007

Fun Climb  Sucess!

Good times with Jason back when I was a rookie.

rockymountaindiva

rockymountaindiva - Jul 26, 2013 8:29 pm Date Climbed: Jun 19, 2009

With petting ell  Sucess!

From Herman Lake via a snow couloir, then over to Pettingell.

chicagotransplant

chicagotransplant - Nov 25, 2012 5:28 pm Date Climbed: Nov 25, 2012

Hagar to Citadel  Sucess!

Combo from Dry Gulch, second time up these peaks, but first time together. Fun connecting ridge with some easy 3rd class.

Repeat of this route on 11/12/16 with Racael, 4th time up each of them.

Kiefer

Kiefer - Nov 25, 2012 11:31 am Date Climbed: Nov 24, 2012

Northeast Face  Sucess!

Windy and COLD conditions stuck in the shadows on thenorthern aspect. Holding more snow up high than thought. Summit was a bit spicy with snow. Great scramble though! Comboed with Hagar.

Brian Jenkins

Brian Jenkins - Sep 9, 2013 12:42 am

Re: Northeast Face

There used to be one by Aaron Johnson but he deleted all his stuff and everyone's submissions on Hagar was deleted. Would be great if you put up a new Hagar page!

theREALCarpeDM

theREALCarpeDM - Aug 27, 2012 10:07 am Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2012

Fun!  Sucess!

Went with Natalie from Herman Gulch (basically Cooper's route). Came prepared for the traverse to Pettingell. But with just 3.5 hours sleep after doing Vermilion, Golden Horn, and Fuller the previous day, I just wanted to get home. We'll do the traverse another time.

MattK

MattK - Jul 27, 2012 5:11 pm Date Climbed: Sep 30, 2007

The Citadel  Sucess!

09/30/07: Hiked with the pup and wife. Cool summit.
09/11/10: Combined Bethel, Citadel, Hagar, Golden Bear and Trelease for a real nice day out.

Boriss Andean

Boriss Andean - Jul 22, 2012 9:31 pm Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2012

From Herman Gulch  Sucess!

Took a steep gully, that wasn't the standard route. Very enjoyable even though the rocks were very loose.

Got to the Eastern summit and then down climbed to the saddle between both summits. Summited the West summit as well.

Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - Jul 22, 2012 8:06 pm Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2012

East Ridge via Herman Gulch  Sucess!

The wildflowers in this basin were just going BONKERS! Beautiful! Had a fine adventure wondering in the area between Herman Lake and the East Ridge wondering WhereTF are we going? but knowing we would get there. Ascended the wrong drainage, which was a bunch of loose, steep junk and nothing, I mean NOTHING was attached to that mountain. Summited the east peak, then downclimbed to the notch to climb the west peak. Beautiful day!

DerekFreed

DerekFreed - Jun 29, 2012 3:03 pm Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2012

From Dry Gulch  Sucess!

Nice counterclockwise loop. Started with Citadel, traversed to Hagar, Golden Bear, Mount Trelease, then bushwhacked straight back down to the parking area for Dry Gulch.

SenadR

SenadR - Jun 23, 2012 8:30 pm Date Climbed: Jun 23, 2012

The Citadel  Sucess!

Nice scrambling from Herman Gulch, plus Bethel Peak.

alpine345

alpine345 - May 17, 2012 4:42 pm Date Climbed: Sep 14, 2006

just one  Sucess!

Started at Dry Gulch but got lightning @ the Bethel saddle. Waited for a break to dash up the E summit via the std route, but descended Cooper's route...waaay better! I'll come back for Pettingell

Brian Kalet

Brian Kalet - Apr 19, 2012 2:19 pm Date Climbed: Mar 5, 2006

Ski  Sucess!

With "Golden Bear Peak".

chicagotransplant

chicagotransplant - Apr 13, 2012 5:05 pm Date Climbed: Jun 6, 2010

South Side  Sucess!

With Bethel from Dry Gulch, was holding snow in the couloir but was soft enough and had old kick steps, no crampons were needed. Short and quick outing, a great half day spring climb!

Gareth

Gareth - Apr 11, 2012 5:07 pm Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2008

The Citadel  Sucess!

I climbed "The Citadel" with slowpoke before traversing over to Pettingell. It was a long, but very fun day of scrambling and ridge running. I’ve pondered Someday repeating the traverse, starting with Mt. Bethel. It might be fun to ring Herman Gulch as completely as possible.

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