|Best months for climbing:||May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep|
|Year first climbed:||1927|
|First successful climber(s):||Norman Clyde|
|Nearest major airport:||Bishop|
|Convenient Center:||Big Pine|
Thanks to Mark for adding this peak.
See RJ Secor (2d ed.), at pp. 236-37, for description of routes. The SW Ridge is an easy scramble from Glacier Notch on the Palisades Glacier. This peak's "central" location makes the panoramic views from the summit refreshingly interesting.
NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
There are 2 trip reports for Mt. Gayley.
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- Log #16479 - by Myles on July 30, 2001Attempted NW ridge on July 25. Got eight pitches up, but bailed at the last notch when I popped back up onto the ridge and saw black clouds and rain rolling in what seemed to be our way. Interesting...
- Log #16480 - by Mark on May 21, 2001We climbed the NW Ridge as an afterthought, after getting a late start in the morning (OK, I had a splitting headache that diminished only after some Vicodin). We didn't know much about the peak and...