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Sunday May 03, 2009
Start: 05/01/2009 1:00 pm
End: 05/03/2009 1:00 pm

Space exists for 2 people to climb peaks in Mineral King using skis. Access to the area depends on weather and road conditions. Requirements are as for Red Slate Mtn trip.

Saturday May 09, 2009
Start: 05/09/2009 1:00 pm

Trailhead is Sage Flat 5770, just off Hwy 395 near the town of Olancha. One night backpack over Olancha Pass 9130, to climb Olancha, 12,123. Camp near Bear Trap Meadow; be prepared for snow. Send email with conditioning and recent experience.

Start: 05/09/2009 1:00 pm

Access Mountain Home. Short hike to camp Saturday and climb one peak. Sunday climb other then drive home. Parts of the climbs are brush-covered. Plan to bring tough clothes.

Start: 05/09/2009 1:00 pm

This will be a chance to hone your skills with snow tools. Likely peak climb. Contact Kelly for details.

Sunday May 10, 2009
Start: 05/09/2009 1:00 pm
End: 05/10/2009 1:00 pm

Trailhead is Sage Flat 5770, just off Hwy 395 near the town of Olancha. One night backpack over Olancha Pass 9130, to climb Olancha, 12,123. Camp near Bear Trap Meadow; be prepared for snow. Send email with conditioning and recent experience.

Start: 05/09/2009 1:00 pm
End: 05/10/2009 1:00 pm

Access Mountain Home. Short hike to camp Saturday and climb one peak. Sunday climb other then drive home. Parts of the climbs are brush-covered. Plan to bring tough clothes.

Start: 05/09/2009 1:00 pm
End: 05/10/2009 1:00 pm

This will be a chance to hone your skills with snow tools. Likely peak climb. Contact Kelly for details.

Tuesday May 12, 2009
Start: 05/12/2009 7:30 pm
End: 05/12/2009 9:30 pm
Photo of McKinley by Nic McPhee, http://www.flickr.com/photos/nicmcphee/

Bill Hauser was the 157th recorded person to summit Mt.
McKinley. Bill will be there to answer questions.

Photo Credit: Nic McPhee, http://www.flickr.com/photos/nicmcphee/

Friday May 15, 2009
Start: 05/15/2009 1:00 am
Start: 05/15/2009 1:00 pm

Trailhead: Lloyd Meadows to Jerky Meadow (23 miles N. of Johnsondale). Day 1: 13 miles 3300 feet Day 2: 9 miles 4500 feet Day 3: Hike out 13 miles to TH. This will be a fast and light trip. Early Spring in the Southern Sierra. Be prepared to filter water as there are places where it may be dry. Our campsites will be dictated by proximity to water. This trip will go if the USFS roads to the trailhead are open. Limit 6 people. Co-leader needed. Contact Lisa

Saturday May 16, 2009

Trailhead: Lloyd Meadows to Jerky Meadow (23 miles N. of Johnsondale). Day 1: 13 miles 3300 feet Day 2: 9 miles 4500 feet Day 3: Hike out 13 miles to TH. This will be a fast and light trip. Early Spring in the Southern Sierra. Be prepared to filter water as there are places where it may be dry. Our campsites will be dictated by proximity to water. This trip will go if the USFS roads to the trailhead are open. Limit 6 people. Co-leader needed. Contact Lisa

Sunday May 17, 2009
Start: 05/15/2009 1:00 am
End: 05/17/2009 1:00 am
Start: 05/15/2009 1:00 pm
End: 05/17/2009 1:00 pm

Trailhead: Lloyd Meadows to Jerky Meadow (23 miles N. of Johnsondale). Day 1: 13 miles 3300 feet Day 2: 9 miles 4500 feet Day 3: Hike out 13 miles to TH. This will be a fast and light trip. Early Spring in the Southern Sierra. Be prepared to filter water as there are places where it may be dry. Our campsites will be dictated by proximity to water. This trip will go if the USFS roads to the trailhead are open. Limit 6 people. Co-leader needed. Contact Lisa

Saturday May 23, 2009
Start: 05/23/2009 1:15 am

Car camp at Wishon or Courtright Reservoir. Arrive Friday night, return Sunday night. Expect soft spring snow (wet) on the route.

Saturday: Spanish Mt. is 15 miles RT, mostly trail. 3100 feet gain.

Sunday: Three Sisters is 9 miles RT, cross country. 2000 feet gain.

Sunday May 24, 2009
Start: 05/23/2009 1:15 am
End: 05/24/2009 1:15 am

Car camp at Wishon or Courtright Reservoir. Arrive Friday night, return Sunday night. Expect soft spring snow (wet) on the route.

Saturday: Spanish Mt. is 15 miles RT, mostly trail. 3100 feet gain.

Sunday: Three Sisters is 9 miles RT, cross country. 2000 feet gain.

Monday May 25, 2009
Start: 05/25/2009 1:00 am

We leave from Lake Sabrina TH near Bishop and attempt to climb Thompson-13494, Point Powell-13360, Wallace-13377, Haeckel-13418 peaks. Be prepared for snow - ice axe, crampons, and helmets required. Be prepared for spring conditions including snow camping.

Day 1: Hike in from Lake Sabrina 1500 gain, 5 miles to Hungry Packer Lake. Climb Haeckel & Wallace, return to camp. Day 2: Climb Thompson, 3000 gain, 6 miles RT back to camp. Day 3: Climb Point Powell, 3000 gain, 6 miles RT. Day 4 - Hike out or stay for bonus peaks, Gilbert-13106 and Johnson-12871.

Tuesday May 26, 2009

We leave from Lake Sabrina TH near Bishop and attempt to climb Thompson-13494, Point Powell-13360, Wallace-13377, Haeckel-13418 peaks. Be prepared for snow - ice axe, crampons, and helmets required. Be prepared for spring conditions including snow camping.

Day 1: Hike in from Lake Sabrina 1500 gain, 5 miles to Hungry Packer Lake. Climb Haeckel & Wallace, return to camp. Day 2: Climb Thompson, 3000 gain, 6 miles RT back to camp. Day 3: Climb Point Powell, 3000 gain, 6 miles RT. Day 4 - Hike out or stay for bonus peaks, Gilbert-13106 and Johnson-12871.

Wednesday May 27, 2009

We leave from Lake Sabrina TH near Bishop and attempt to climb Thompson-13494, Point Powell-13360, Wallace-13377, Haeckel-13418 peaks. Be prepared for snow - ice axe, crampons, and helmets required. Be prepared for spring conditions including snow camping.

Day 1: Hike in from Lake Sabrina 1500 gain, 5 miles to Hungry Packer Lake. Climb Haeckel & Wallace, return to camp. Day 2: Climb Thompson, 3000 gain, 6 miles RT back to camp. Day 3: Climb Point Powell, 3000 gain, 6 miles RT. Day 4 - Hike out or stay for bonus peaks, Gilbert-13106 and Johnson-12871.

Thursday May 28, 2009

We leave from Lake Sabrina TH near Bishop and attempt to climb Thompson-13494, Point Powell-13360, Wallace-13377, Haeckel-13418 peaks. Be prepared for snow - ice axe, crampons, and helmets required. Be prepared for spring conditions including snow camping.

Day 1: Hike in from Lake Sabrina 1500 gain, 5 miles to Hungry Packer Lake. Climb Haeckel & Wallace, return to camp. Day 2: Climb Thompson, 3000 gain, 6 miles RT back to camp. Day 3: Climb Point Powell, 3000 gain, 6 miles RT. Day 4 - Hike out or stay for bonus peaks, Gilbert-13106 and Johnson-12871.

Friday May 29, 2009
Start: 05/25/2009 1:00 am
End: 05/29/2009 1:00 am

We leave from Lake Sabrina TH near Bishop and attempt to climb Thompson-13494, Point Powell-13360, Wallace-13377, Haeckel-13418 peaks. Be prepared for snow - ice axe, crampons, and helmets required. Be prepared for spring conditions including snow camping.

Day 1: Hike in from Lake Sabrina 1500 gain, 5 miles to Hungry Packer Lake. Climb Haeckel & Wallace, return to camp. Day 2: Climb Thompson, 3000 gain, 6 miles RT back to camp. Day 3: Climb Point Powell, 3000 gain, 6 miles RT. Day 4 - Hike out or stay for bonus peaks, Gilbert-13106 and Johnson-12871.

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