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Saturday September 26, 2009
Start: 09/26/2009 1:00 pm

We'll head out of South Lake and camp at Treasure Lakes on Saturday. Sunday we start at first light and take the class 3 variation up Gilbert which bypasses Treasure Col, the traditional route. Instead, we cross the Sierra Crest further north and pick up the southeast slope from there. Ice axes will not be needed. Participants must be comfortable on class 3 terrain and must contact the leaders to be signed up and tell them about their recent class-3 and mountain climbing experience. Permit is for 6 participants including the leaders.

Leader(s) :

Start: 09/26/2009 1:00 pm

Day 1 Sat - Hike 5 miles, climbing 4500 ft to camp, part on trail.
Climb Whorl from camp - Hike 4 miles RT, climb 2000 ft or climb Matterhorn about 1500 ft above camp, mostly class 2.
Day 2 Sun - Climb what has not been climbed and hike out (long).

Contact: Louise Wholey (louisewholey@yahoo.com) or Linda Sun (lindasun@sbcglobal.net)

Sunday September 27, 2009
Start: 09/26/2009 1:00 pm
End: 09/27/2009 1:00 pm

We'll head out of South Lake and camp at Treasure Lakes on Saturday. Sunday we start at first light and take the class 3 variation up Gilbert which bypasses Treasure Col, the traditional route. Instead, we cross the Sierra Crest further north and pick up the southeast slope from there. Ice axes will not be needed. Participants must be comfortable on class 3 terrain and must contact the leaders to be signed up and tell them about their recent class-3 and mountain climbing experience. Permit is for 6 participants including the leaders.

Leader(s) :

Start: 09/26/2009 1:00 pm
End: 09/27/2009 1:00 pm

Day 1 Sat - Hike 5 miles, climbing 4500 ft to camp, part on trail.
Climb Whorl from camp - Hike 4 miles RT, climb 2000 ft or climb Matterhorn about 1500 ft above camp, mostly class 2.
Day 2 Sun - Climb what has not been climbed and hike out (long).

Contact: Louise Wholey (louisewholey@yahoo.com) or Linda Sun (lindasun@sbcglobal.net)

Thursday October 01, 2009
Start: 10/01/2009 1:00 am

19 day trip to trek the tallest walk-up peak

Rural experience - Approach from the South East

Friday October 02, 2009
Start: 10/02/2009 1:00 am

Day 1: Start at Glacier Lodge head up North Fork of Big Pine Creek, camp at Sam Mack Meadow. 8-9 miles, 3300ft gain.
Day 2: Climb Mt. Winchell via East Arete. 2800ft gain. Return to camp.
Day 3: Pack up and return to the trailhead.
May throw in another peak for good measure depending on weather and participants.

Saturday October 03, 2009

Day 1: Start at Glacier Lodge head up North Fork of Big Pine Creek, camp at Sam Mack Meadow. 8-9 miles, 3300ft gain.
Day 2: Climb Mt. Winchell via East Arete. 2800ft gain. Return to camp.
Day 3: Pack up and return to the trailhead.
May throw in another peak for good measure depending on weather and participants.

Sunday October 04, 2009
Start: 10/02/2009 1:00 am
End: 10/04/2009 1:00 am

Day 1: Start at Glacier Lodge head up North Fork of Big Pine Creek, camp at Sam Mack Meadow. 8-9 miles, 3300ft gain.
Day 2: Climb Mt. Winchell via East Arete. 2800ft gain. Return to camp.
Day 3: Pack up and return to the trailhead.
May throw in another peak for good measure depending on weather and participants.

Friday October 09, 2009
Start: 10/09/2009 1:00 am

This is the last weekend for Yosemite overnight parking before late spring. Come join us for this fast and light outing to a rarely visited part of Yosemite Park when there are no mosquitos! Strenuous level of exertion. Class 2 peaks.

Day 1: Mono Meadows TH 7200' to Upper Ottoway Lake 10,400 15.7 miles and 3200 feet.
Day 2: Upper Ottoway Lake Red Peak, Gray Peak, back to camp.
Day 3: Upper Ottoway Lake Merced Peak. Hike out 15.7 miles to Mono Meadows TH

See http://climber.org/TripReports/2007/1612.html

Saturday October 10, 2009

This is the last weekend for Yosemite overnight parking before late spring. Come join us for this fast and light outing to a rarely visited part of Yosemite Park when there are no mosquitos! Strenuous level of exertion. Class 2 peaks.

Day 1: Mono Meadows TH 7200' to Upper Ottoway Lake 10,400 15.7 miles and 3200 feet.
Day 2: Upper Ottoway Lake Red Peak, Gray Peak, back to camp.
Day 3: Upper Ottoway Lake Merced Peak. Hike out 15.7 miles to Mono Meadows TH

See http://climber.org/TripReports/2007/1612.html

Start: 10/10/2009 11:00 am

This is a good beginner trip. On the first day we meet in late morning at the Cotton Wood trailhead (10000feet) and hike into Long Lake, about 5 to 6 miles. We will have a beautiful camping site by a lake. The next morning we get a moderately early start and climb the mountain by way of New Army Pass. We will have about 5 miles and 3000 vertical feet to the summit. We should get back to our camp by mid-afternoon. After a short break we will break camp and return to our cars. We should reach the cars before dark.

Start: 10/10/2009 1:00 pm

Saturday, 10/10/09 Mount Morgan N (12,277). Map: Convict Lake. CLASS 2. Carcamp at Rock creek. Early rise, climb Mount Morgan North. Trip will be on trail for 4.5 miles, 1300 gain, off trail for 2.5 miles 3300 feet. Total 14 miles, 4600 feet of gain. Open to all; must be in good physical condition.

Sunday, 10/11/09 Mount Baldwin (12,615). Map: Convict Lake. CLASS 2. Early rise, then drive to TH at Convict Lake. On trail for 4.5 miles, 3300 feet, then off trail for 1.3 miles, 2000 feet. Total day 11.2 miles, 5200 feet gain. Open to all, must be in good physical condition.

Sunday October 11, 2009
Start: 10/09/2009 1:00 am
End: 10/11/2009 1:00 pm

This is the last weekend for Yosemite overnight parking before late spring. Come join us for this fast and light outing to a rarely visited part of Yosemite Park when there are no mosquitos! Strenuous level of exertion. Class 2 peaks.

Day 1: Mono Meadows TH 7200' to Upper Ottoway Lake 10,400 15.7 miles and 3200 feet.
Day 2: Upper Ottoway Lake Red Peak, Gray Peak, back to camp.
Day 3: Upper Ottoway Lake Merced Peak. Hike out 15.7 miles to Mono Meadows TH

See http://climber.org/TripReports/2007/1612.html

Start: 10/10/2009 11:00 am
End: 10/11/2009 11:00 am

This is a good beginner trip. On the first day we meet in late morning at the Cotton Wood trailhead (10000feet) and hike into Long Lake, about 5 to 6 miles. We will have a beautiful camping site by a lake. The next morning we get a moderately early start and climb the mountain by way of New Army Pass. We will have about 5 miles and 3000 vertical feet to the summit. We should get back to our camp by mid-afternoon. After a short break we will break camp and return to our cars. We should reach the cars before dark.

Start: 10/10/2009 1:00 pm
End: 10/11/2009 1:00 pm

Saturday, 10/10/09 Mount Morgan N (12,277). Map: Convict Lake. CLASS 2. Carcamp at Rock creek. Early rise, climb Mount Morgan North. Trip will be on trail for 4.5 miles, 1300 gain, off trail for 2.5 miles 3300 feet. Total 14 miles, 4600 feet of gain. Open to all; must be in good physical condition.

Sunday, 10/11/09 Mount Baldwin (12,615). Map: Convict Lake. CLASS 2. Early rise, then drive to TH at Convict Lake. On trail for 4.5 miles, 3300 feet, then off trail for 1.3 miles, 2000 feet. Total day 11.2 miles, 5200 feet gain. Open to all, must be in good physical condition.

Tuesday October 13, 2009
Start: 10/13/2009 7:30 pm
End: 10/13/2009 9:30 pm
Isabelle Peyrichoux - Climbing in the Mont Blanc Range
Friday October 16, 2009
Start: 10/16/2009 1:00 am

Come join us for this last of the year fast and light outing to rugged northern Yosemite.

Day 1: 9/13/08 - Hike to Seavey Pass from Twin Lakes TH, 15.2 miles and 2000 feet gain
Day 2: 9/14/08 - Climb Volunteer, Petit from Seavey Pass, 15.5 miles and 3600 feet gain
Day 3: 9/15/08 - Climb Piute, hike out to Peeler Lake, 14.4 miles and 5400 feet of gain
Day 4: 9/16/08 - Hike out to TH, 8 miles and 100 feet of gain

Saturday October 17, 2009

Come join us for this last of the year fast and light outing to rugged northern Yosemite.

Day 1: 9/13/08 - Hike to Seavey Pass from Twin Lakes TH, 15.2 miles and 2000 feet gain
Day 2: 9/14/08 - Climb Volunteer, Petit from Seavey Pass, 15.5 miles and 3600 feet gain
Day 3: 9/15/08 - Climb Piute, hike out to Peeler Lake, 14.4 miles and 5400 feet of gain
Day 4: 9/16/08 - Hike out to TH, 8 miles and 100 feet of gain

Sunday October 18, 2009

Come join us for this last of the year fast and light outing to rugged northern Yosemite.

Day 1: 9/13/08 - Hike to Seavey Pass from Twin Lakes TH, 15.2 miles and 2000 feet gain
Day 2: 9/14/08 - Climb Volunteer, Petit from Seavey Pass, 15.5 miles and 3600 feet gain
Day 3: 9/15/08 - Climb Piute, hike out to Peeler Lake, 14.4 miles and 5400 feet of gain
Day 4: 9/16/08 - Hike out to TH, 8 miles and 100 feet of gain

Monday October 19, 2009
Start: 10/16/2009 1:00 am
End: 10/19/2009 1:00 am

Come join us for this last of the year fast and light outing to rugged northern Yosemite.

Day 1: 9/13/08 - Hike to Seavey Pass from Twin Lakes TH, 15.2 miles and 2000 feet gain
Day 2: 9/14/08 - Climb Volunteer, Petit from Seavey Pass, 15.5 miles and 3600 feet gain
Day 3: 9/15/08 - Climb Piute, hike out to Peeler Lake, 14.4 miles and 5400 feet of gain
Day 4: 9/16/08 - Hike out to TH, 8 miles and 100 feet of gain

Saturday October 24, 2009
Start: 10/24/2009 1:00 am

This is a beginner's trip for people who wish to try climbing when it is colder.

Day 1: hike over Virginia Pass to camp. Details: Green Creek TH to Virginia Pass,5.8 miles, 2500 feet to Virginia Pass (10480), then long, gentle traverse 1.25 miles to Camp at 10,490.
Day 2: climb Virginia Peak (2.3 miles RT, 1500 feet, class 2) and hike out.

We will not be climbing Twin Peaks, which is a change from the previously scheduled trip. See previous trip report at http://climber.org/TripReports/2007/1611.html

Start: 10/24/2009 1:00 pm

Saturday, 10/24/09 Basin Mt. (13,181) CLASS 2. Map: Mt. Tom. Hike in 4 miles, camp at Horton Lake. Drop packs, climb Basin (1.75 miles, 3100 feet).

Sunday, Climb Mt. Tom (13,652) 4 miles, 4000 feet gain. Then hike out. Total day: 8 miles, 4000 feet gain. Drive home. Open to all, must be in good physical condition.

Contact leader: Lisa Barboza, 650/493-8099; lisa.barboza@gd-ais.com

Start: 10/24/2009 1:00 pm

Two groups for two dayhikes. Starts or ends at Lake Thomas Edison or Rock Creek. Hike through the High Sierra 22.5 miles in a day. 5,000 ft + or - gain going west to east, 3,000 ft+ gain going east to west. The high point is Mono Pass at 11,000 ft going either direction.

The first group on Saturday Oct. 25 hikes from Lake Thomas Edison to Rock Creek trail head(west to east). They will be picked up at the Rock Creek trail head by the group that will be traveling east to west the next day, Sunday Oct. 26.

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