Ascent of Mount Dade on 1994-06-18

Climber: Greg Gerlach

Others in Party:Sierra Club SPS group
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, June 18, 1994
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Dade
    Elevation:13600 ft / 4145 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was a Sierra Peaks Section trip led by Larry Tidball and Scott Jamison. Our group backpacked into Treasure Lakes and climbed Mount Dade on Saturday, then climbed Bear Creek Spire on Sunday and backpacked out to the vehicles. The group climbed Dade via its East Couloir Route, which the guidebook labels "The Hourglass", and required an ice ax and crampons.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3400 ft / 1037 m
    Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Route:The Hourglass (East Couloir)
    Trailhead:Mosquito Flat  10200 ft / 3108 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads

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