Mount Gilbert

Elevation (feet): 13,103
Elevation (meters): 3,994
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Sierra Nevada
State: California
Latitude: 37.1372
Longitude: -118.597
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Year first climbed: 1928
First successful climber(s): Norman Clyde
Convenient Center: Bishop

Thanks to Craig Peer for adding this peak.

The major feature of this peak is the spectacular cirque on the north side with the prominant 900 foot 55 - 65 degree ice gully, one of the best ice climbs in the Sierra Nevada.

Trip Reports

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

There are 2 trip reports for Mount Gilbert.

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  • Log #14393 - by Mark on July 09, 2003
    We did the ice chute car-to-car but it took a very long time [I wasn't acclimated and moved slowly higher up]. We summited after sunset then wandered around to the east trying to find the proper...
  • Log #14394 - by Craig Peer on June 16, 2000
    Did the 3rd ascent of the ice gully with Britt Reeves on June 26, 1979. Excellent climb ( unroped ). Came back in Sept. 1983 and climbed it again under horrendous conditions - fresh powder snow over...