My 2017 day hikes

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  • Date:

    Wishlist/ Forthcoming:

  • April: Ohlone with Ross to see wildflowers
  • April: Sentinel Peak and Panamint City in Death Valley (eg http://www.panamintcity.com/backpacking/panamintbackpacking.html )
  • April: Dry Mt and Tin Mt in Death Valley
  • June: Mono Pass to Silver Lake
  • July: Mt Brewer via Sphinx Lakes, returning from East Lake.
  • July: Mt Irvine and Mt McAdie
  • July: Barrett Peak via Bishop Pass and Thunderbolt Pass
  • July: Midway via Marvin Pass
  • August: Mt Darwin via Midnight Lake
  • August: Mendel's west face
  • August: Mt Versteeg from the Wight lakes, down George Creek. Requires two cars.
  • August: Mt Sill from an eastern chute
  • August: Mt Langley from Tuttle Creek, continuing to Mt Corcoran, down to the Meysan Lakes
  • September: Mt Goddard in 2-3 days
    • Courtright Reservoir to Mt Goddard: 13h
    • Mt Goddard to Wallace Pass:
    • Wallace Pass to Lake Sabrina: 6h
    . Requires two cars.
  • September: Split Mt and Mt Prater via Taboose Pass and Cardinal Pass returning from Red Lake
  • September: Mt Shasta from Sargent's Ridge
  • September: Banner Peak from the Ritter saddle
  • NOTE: Snowstorms become more likely in october on the Eastern Sierra, in the Yosemite high country and throughout Kings Canyon. Temperatures drop rapidly, especially at night. And days get shorter. Thus my hiking season (for "epic" day hikes at high elevation) usually ends in september (See A suggested calendar).
The best of 2017

Highlights

2016
  • Mt Stanford (4259m)
  • Mt Keith (4260m)
  • Mt Barnard (4264m)
  • North Palisade (4341m)
    The best of 2016
    2015
  • Mt Williamson (4384m)
  • White Mountain's west peak (4344m)
  • Mt Morgenson (4245m)
  • Mt Ericsson (4140m)
  • Sixty Lakes Basin
  • Disappointment Lake
  • Death Valley's Race Track
    The best of 2015
    2014
  • White Mountain (4344m) from the desert
  • Mt Shasta's west face (4322m)
  • Mt Russell's east face (4294m)
  • Split Mt (4285m)
  • Middle Palisade (4271m)
  • Mt Stanford (4259m)
  • Junction Peak (4233m)
  • Cloudripper (4122m)
  • Banner Peak (3946m)
  • Sixty Lakes Basin
  • Death Valley's Race Track
    The best of 2014
    2013
  • Mt Whitney (4421m)
  • Mt Williamson (4384m)
  • White Mountain (4342m)
  • North Palisade (4341m)
  • Mt Shasta (4322m)
  • Mt Sill (4316m)
  • Mt Russell (4294m)
  • Split Mt (4285m)
  • Mt Langley (4275m)
  • Mt Tyndall (4273m)
  • Shorty's Well to Telescope Peak
  • Mt Winchell
  • North Guard
    The best of 2013
    2012
  • North Palisade (4341m)
  • Mt Sill (4316m)
  • Mt LeConte (4246m)
  • Mt Stanford (4259m)
  • Mt Darwin (4215m)
  • Mt Barnard (4264m)
  • Mt Kaweah (4209m)
  • Mt Tom (4161m)
  • Junction Peak (4233m)
  • Mt Gayley (4117m)
    The best of 2012
    2011
  • Cactus to the Clouds
  • Mt Stanford
  • Mt Humphreys
  • Darwin loop
  • Barnard-Trojan plateau
    The best of 2011
    2010
  • Mt Whitney (4421m)
  • North Palisade (4341m)
  • Mt Muir (4272m)
  • Caltech Peak (4207m)
  • Milestone Mountain (4158)
  • Crossing the Kings-Kern Divide
  • Saddlebag Lake to Tuolumne Meadows
  • Pfeiffer Park to Bottchers Gap
    2009
  • Mt Williamson (4384m)
  • Mt Sill (4316m)
  • Mt Russell (4294m)
  • Mt Agassiz (4234m)
  • Mt Abbot (4177m)
  • Trans-sierra from Lake Edison to Rovana
  • Half Dome (2695m)
  • Pinyon Peak
  • Double Cone
    2008
    (Click here for a selection of 2008 pictures)
  • Mt Whitney (4421m)
  • Mt Williamson (4384m)
  • Mt Shasta (4322m)
  • Middle Palisade (4271m)
  • Mt Ritter (4008m)
  • Mt Lyell (3997m)
  • Trans-sierra from Lake Florence to North Lake
  • Evolution loop
  • Sphinx Lakes
    2007
    (Click here for a selection of 2007 pictures)
  • Mt Whitney (4421m)
  • Split Mt (4285m)
  • Mt Langley (4275m)
  • Thunderbolt Peak (4267m)
  • Mt Keith (4260m)
  • Mt Brewer (4136m)
  • Trans-sierra from Lake Florence to North Lake
  • Half Dome (2695m)
    2006
  • Mt Whitney (4421m)
  • Mt Williamson (4384m)
  • Grand Canyon Rim to Rim
  • Crossing the Sierra from Edison Lake to Mosquito Flat
  • White Mountain (4342m)
  • Mt Shasta (4322m)
  • Sphinx Pass (4000m)
  • Mt Dana (3979m)
  • Clouds Rest (3025m)
  • Half Dome (2695m)
    2005
  • Mt Russell and Carillon
  • Mt Langley (4275m)
  • Mt Tyndall (4273m)
  • Half Dome (2695m)
  • Sphinx Lakes
    2004
  • Grand Canyon Rim to Rim
  • Roads End to Onion Valley via Kearsarge Pass
  • Half Dome
  • Sphinx Lakes
    2003
  • El Capitan
  • Half Dome
  • Mt Shasta (4322m)
  • Palisades Glacier
  • Mt Whitney (4421m)
    2002
  • Grand Canyon Rim to Rim
  • Half Dome
  • Mt Whitney (4421m)
    2001
  • Grand Canyon Rim to Rim
  • El Capitan
  • Half Dome
  • Mt Whitney (4421m)
    2000
  • Half Dome
  • Mt Gorgonio
  • White Mountain
  • Mt Whitney's North Fork (4421m)
    1999
  • Mt Whitney (4421m)
  • Mt Shasta (4322m)
    1998
  • Half Dome
    1997
  • Mt Whitney (4421m)
  • Telescope Peak

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