See RJ Secor (2d ed.), p. 375 for various rock routes. An extended ridge traverse [5.8, ice & snow possible, 14 pitches, first complete ascent 4/1/01] runs from NE buttress above Fern Lake, west to prominent tower above & south of Silver Lake, into notch, then up SW ridge to flat summit ridge. Actual summit is easy walk to NW. Fantastic views of June Lake area, White Mts., and Minarets.
|Best months for climbing:||May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep|
|Nearest major airport:||Crowley Lake/Mammoth|
|Convenient Center:||June Lake|
Thanks to Mark for adding this peak.
NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
There are 2 trip reports for Carson Peak.
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- Log #16176 - by Ron Schram on June 03, 2004I was with a friend and he had to bail because the altitude started to make his tummy ache... anyway I just kept on truckin' and finally made it to the top... once there I just enjoyed the scenery......
- Log #16177 - by Mark on Apr 11, 2001We climbed Christmas Ridge [5.8, six pitches], then bivied at approx. 10,000 ft. The next day, we climbed 8 more pitches [also 5.