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Lyell and Maclure

06/18/2010 7:00 am
06/20/2010 8:00 pm
Lyell (13,114') and Maclure (12,880')

These are Yosemite's most sought-after peaks, so expect the roster to fill up quickly. Friday hike about 10 miles in the relatively flat Lyell Canyon from Tuolumne Meadows TH. Saturday climb the peaks. Sunday hike out. Participants must be in good shape, able to climb snow and ice, experienced in using crampons and an ice axe (prior experience a must) and be able to scramble class 3 rock. We will not carry a rope. Not for beginners.

One wrinkle to consider: it is possible, due to the early date, that Tioga Pass road will still be closed at the time of this trip. If this happens, we will try to decide on an alternate destination that will appeal to most participants.
This is a restricted mountaineering trip requiring Sierra Club membership.
Contact: Ron Karpel, ronny AT

Class 3, snow and glacier
Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite
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