North Peak

Elevation (feet): 12,242
Elevation (meters): 3,731
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Sierra Nevada
State: California
Latitude: 37.9822
Longitude: -119.314
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Convenient Center: Lee Vining

Thanks to Craig Peer for adding this peak.

Class 2 from Conness Lakes. Two excellent ice climbs lie on the northeast side of the peak along with several technical rock climbs. Easy day climb possble from the camp ground at Saddlebag Lake.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 4 trip reports for North Peak.

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  • Log #14358 - by Charity on July 08, 2002
    Excellent hike. Scrabbled up the sandy slope of the pass, dropped packs, hiked to summit. Nice view and great weather. Make sure to ride the ridge on the right as you hike to th epeak.
  • Log #14359 - by Steve Spike Wong on July 05, 2002
    This most recent ascent of mine is one of many times I've climbed the north face couloirs of North Peak. I've done them all, several times soloing along in excellent conditions...it is such a restful...
  • Log #14360 - by Mark on Nov 02, 2001
    We did the left couloir in a furious snowstorm. It's pretty mellow--we used one tool only and non-technical crampons [G-10s]. We planned to bivy in the col and climb Mt Conness the next day but the...
  • Log #14361 - by Craig Peer on June 15, 2000
    Climbed the left hand ice gully with a gang of novices. A very nice snow / ice climb. Watch for boulders when entering the start of the gully - had a big one roll past us from between the two ice...