Will Thrall Peak Climber's Log

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IronHiker - Oct 26, 2019 3:00 pm Date Climbed: Aug 30, 2019

From Devil's Punchbowl  Sucess!

Also went to Pleasant View Ridge. Long hike, lots of bugs.


wannabepeakbagger - Dec 1, 2017 6:33 pm Date Climbed: Dec 1, 2017

From Buckhorn  Sucess!

Been meaning to hike this peak for a long time. Nearly perfect weather and had the trail to myself. Closed campground adds maybe a half mile each way to the hike. Trail signage is easy to follow.


socalpeakbagger - Oct 10, 2016 2:09 am Date Climbed: Oct 8, 2016

PV Ridge 5 peaker  Sucess!

First of the 5 peaks I hit, ridge trail is in good condition.


SierraCJ - Jun 24, 2012 12:05 pm Date Climbed: Jun 23, 2012

Buckhorn  Sucess!

Down and then up the Burkhart Trail to Burkhart Saddle. Up to Pallett Mountain first and then Will Thrall and Pleasant View Ridge. One of the nicest and most natural areas in the San Gabriels.


dgrutherford - Apr 13, 2012 10:32 am Date Climbed: Apr 7, 2012

Via Buckhorn C.G.  Sucess!

Along with PVR. Pretty warm day


klotito - Jul 6, 2011 12:05 am Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2011

5 peak day  Sucess!

5 peak out and back hitting Mt. Williamson, Goodykoontz Peak, Pallett Mountain, Will Thrall, and Pleasant View Ridge (Pallett BM). The use trail is pretty easy to follow along the entire ridge from Williamson.


cab - Jun 27, 2011 11:08 am Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2011

From Islip Saddle  Sucess!

Out and back from Islip Saddle tagging Williamson, Goodykoontz, Pallett, Will Thrall, and Pleasant View Ridge along the way.

Bob Burd

Bob Burd - Jan 4, 2011 11:05 pm Date Climbed: Dec 9, 2008

From SR2  Sucess!

Spent the day tagging a bunch of peaks around this area, much fun. Trip Report


Robb - Jun 26, 2009 7:55 pm Date Climbed: May 30, 2009

Via Buckhorn

One of three peaks we did today (Will Thrall/Pleasantview Ridge/Pallett Mountain). Though the weather was starting to look threatening, we got down before the lightning and thunder started rolling through. Great hike!


Ze - Nov 9, 2008 4:52 pm Date Climbed: Nov 8, 2008

via PVR  Sucess!

started at PCT trail up Williamson, continued to higher northwest peak with usgs marker 'pallett'


mdougherty - Apr 24, 2008 6:19 pm Date Climbed: May 12, 2007

From Buckhorn  Sucess!

Nice spring hike with a Sierra Club group. Nice views in a nice part of the San Gabriels.


Luciano136 - Oct 21, 2007 12:50 pm Date Climbed: Oct 20, 2007

From Buckhorn  Sucess!

Hiked from Buckhorn to Burkhart saddle and up to the peak. Pretty decent hike; it was actually a little rougher than expected. Great weather; nice and sunny with a nice breeze. Only saw one other guy that far into the wilderness. Sure enough it was another summitposter: Augie (Mountain Impulse). Had dinner at the Newcomb's Ranch afterwards; always the great reward!

David Rosenberg - Sep 23, 2007 5:55 pm

With Pleasant Ridge

Did this one from Buckhorn in 2004. Nice monument.


bechtt - Jul 4, 2007 7:35 pm Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2007

Grand tour  Sucess!

with Travis. Third of four peaks but the hot weather got me on the return.


Travis_ - Jul 1, 2007 6:46 pm Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2007

Via Williamson  Sucess!

A nice, hot climb of Williamson, Pallett, Will Thrall and Pleasant View Ridge. Happy Canada Day!

Here is my GPS track viewable in Google Earth


cbuelow - May 12, 2007 8:28 pm Date Climbed: May 12, 2007

From Buckhorn  Sucess!

Hiked up from Buckhorn to the saddle, tagged Pallett and then headed right back up to tag Will Thrall. After checking out the plaque placed by the Sierra Club, I headed over to Pleasant View Ridge. I stayed on the ridge line on the way back and topped out on Will Thrall again (ugh) and then almost stepped on a very angry rattlesnake on the way down - it must have been 2 feet away from me. Headed back down from the saddle and then back up to Buckhorn (ugh again). The cold hefeweizen at Newcomb's on the way down tasted heavenly. All in all, a great 3 peak day in the San Gabriels.


Rob - Nov 24, 2006 1:12 am Date Climbed: Nov 23, 2006

Buckhorn  Sucess!

Seemed like a long way in. Went up to Will Thrall, then over to Pleasent View Ridge. The Burkhart trail needs some work, there's a number of downed trees across the trail.

Augie Medina

Augie Medina - Oct 23, 2006 8:03 pm Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2000

Route Climbed: Along Pleasant View Ridge  Sucess!

Today, we first climbed Mt. Williamson and then took the Pleasant View Ridge to Pallet Mountain. Then dropped into Burkhardt Saddle and up to Will Thrall Peak. Finished off by continuing west on the ridge to Pleasant View Ridge Mountain itself (7,983' but not marked on my topo). To return, we went back to the saddle, down the Burkhardt Trail and then onto the PCT southeast to get back to the cars.

Steve Larson

Steve Larson - Oct 23, 2006 1:29 am Date Climbed: Oct 22, 2006

From Buckhorn  Sucess!

Nice fall day.


johnm - Oct 21, 2006 4:57 am Date Climbed: Oct 19, 2006

Route Climbed: Burkhart Trail from Buckhorn  Sucess!

Tried this one on 10-14-06 after a night of light rain. At 3 miles in came accross a stubborn lightning strike fire just off trail. Tried to put it out but it was too much so I retreated and advised the forestry service. Went again on 10-19 early a.m. and at the Little Creek crossing met up with a black bear grousing for food. Once the bear was aware of my presence it meandered back up the creek, so I continued on. Summit views were good and it was chilly with light Santa Ana Winds. Bagged Pleasant View Ridge and Pallet as well.

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