Ascent of North Palisade on 2007-08-16
|Others in Party:||Dennis Poulon|
|Date:||Thursday, August 16, 2007|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||14242 ft / 4340 m|
Ascent Trip ReportSMI (Sierra Mountaineering International)guided climb. Day in backpack South Lake up trail to Bishop Pass, then cross-country over Thunderbolt Pass to campsite W of Palisades above Barrett Lakes.
Day two attempted N Pal but went up wrong chute to the NW.
Day three successful summit.
Day four backpack out
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||4442 ft / 1353 m|
| Route:||Bishop Pass/ West Side|
| Trailhead:||South Lake TH 9800 ft / 2987 m|
| Grade/Class:||5.3 max|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb, Aid Climb|
| Gear Used:||Rope, Tent Camp|
| Time Up:||3 Days |
| Time Down:||1 Days |
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