Wotans Throne Climber's Log

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philadendron - Aug 28, 2017 2:00 pm Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2017

NW ridge  Sucess!

Scrambled up from Trail Camp. Went around to the NW corner, then scrambled up. Descended the same way. GPS tracks Up and down in like 56 minutes.


CWessels - Sep 5, 2016 3:24 pm Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2016

South Face  Sucess!

From Trail Camp en-route to Whitney. I climbed to the left of the chimney, directly against the vertical head-wall (on the west side of the south face). Like the chimney, it's class 3 to 4 here (though Secor says it's just cl. 3). This is a very nice climb, reminiscent of Mt. Muir; it's steep and quite exposed, but with solid rock, plenty of holds, and many different line options (some considerably harder than others). I enjoyed this climb very much, and recommend it to anyone comfortable on class 4 terrain. (If it really is just cl. 3 as Secor says, it surely is at the upper end of that class' steepness and difficulty.)


mrchad9 - Mar 4, 2013 5:22 pm Date Climbed: Mar 2, 2013

Side trip  Sucess!

Quick side trip up the NE Ridge on my way back to camp between UBSL and Iceberg Lake after a loop up the Mountaineer's Route and then Muir earlier in the day. Getting back over Pinnacle Ridge in winter conditions was not the best!


bechtt - Jul 23, 2012 6:39 pm Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2012

South face  Sucess!

Straight up from Trail Camp on the way up Whitney with my wife. Bypassed the chimney on the left with some exposed cl.4 moves but it also bypassed the scree slope. Descended on west side and hopped back on the trail at about switchback 15.


LincolnB - Dec 6, 2011 9:42 pm Date Climbed: Aug 8, 1985

1985  Sucess!

With brother Jon, after Whitney


hightinerary - Jul 30, 2011 4:32 pm Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2019

Wotangent  Sucess!

An old favorite - I have climbed it eight times, mostly as a slight deviation on my way down from Mt. Whitney. My favorite time was when I proceeded from Wotans Throne to Pinnacle Pass. I climbed the pass, and once on the north side of Pinnacle Ridge, I climbed Thor Peak (Smiley Face Route) on my way back to Whitney Portal.


GigaMike - Feb 4, 2011 2:40 pm Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2008

NW Ridge  Sucess!

Climb up from the Whitney Trail - NE Ridge and down the canyon to Mirror Lake.

Princess Buttercup

Princess Buttercup - Nov 30, 2009 11:58 pm Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2008

NW Ridge  Sucess!

First climbed in 6/07, then again with friends in 08. Descended directly to Mirror Lake down the north face.


soslaw - Jul 12, 2009 2:11 pm Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2009

NW Ridge  Sucess!

Quick scramble from Trail Camp.

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