Huckleberry Mountain

We stuck to the east ridge instead of doing Beckey's gully route to the notch. We did four pitches on the way up. On the descent we rapped the top and bottom pitches and scrambled the two middle pitches.

  • Date:
    2017/09/22 to 2017/09/23
    Car-to-car:
    2 days
    Round-trip distance:
    25 miles
    Elevation gain:
    7,700 feet
    Trip type:
    alpine climb
    USGS quad:
    Chikamin Peak
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  • Day 1

  • "Are you ready to go crush Huckleberry?!?"
    "Are you ready to go crush Huckleberry?!?"
  • Commonwealth Basin Trail
    Commonwealth Basin Trail
  • Guye Peak
    Guye Peak
  • Red Mountain from the PCT
    Red Mountain from the PCT
  • Red Mountain
    Red Mountain
  • Kendall Katwalk. And more snow than we expected.
    Kendall Katwalk. And more snow than we expected.
  • Kendall Peak
    Kendall Peak
  • Collar Mountain over Ridge Lake
    Collar Mountain over Ridge Lake
  • The PCT above Alaska Lake
    The PCT above Alaska Lake
  • Huckleberry Mountain
    Huckleberry Mountain
  • Alta Mountain
    Alta Mountain
  • The east side of of Huckleberry Mtn.  Too snowy for our camping gear!
    The east side of of Huckleberry Mtn. Too snowy for our camping gear!
  • Heading back to the west side of Huckleberry
    Heading back to the west side of Huckleberry
  • Our camp on the saddle SE of Huckleberry Mtn
    Our camp on the saddle SE of Huckleberry Mtn
  • Day 2

  • A gully above Joe Lake
    A gully above Joe Lake
  • Alaska Mountain
    Alaska Mountain
  • Huckleberry Mountain
    Huckleberry Mountain
  • Burnt Boot Peak and Overcoat Peak
    Burnt Boot Peak and Overcoat Peak
  • The first pitch on the east ridge of Huckleberry Mountain
    The first pitch on the east ridge of Huckleberry Mountain
  • Big Snow Mountain from the notch in Huckleberry Mtn's east ridge
    Big Snow Mountain from the notch in Huckleberry Mtn's east ridge
  • Mount Thomson from the summit of Huckleberry Mountain
    Mount Thomson from the summit of Huckleberry Mountain
  • Alta and the Gold Creek Drainage
    Alta and the Gold Creek Drainage
  • Overcoat and Chimney Rock
    Overcoat and Chimney Rock
  • Mount Thomson, Price Mountain, and the Middle Fork Drainage
    Mount Thomson, Price Mountain, and the Middle Fork Drainage
  • Overcoat and Chimney Rock
    Overcoat and Chimney Rock
  • Descending the east ridge with Chikamin Peak in the background
    Descending the east ridge with Chikamin Peak in the background
  • Au cheval on Huckleberry's east ridge
    Au cheval on Huckleberry's east ridge
  • Overcoat and Chimney Rock
    Overcoat and Chimney Rock
  • Chikamin Peak
    Chikamin Peak
  • Alta Mountain
    Alta Mountain
  • Mount Thomson over the PCT
    Mount Thomson over the PCT
  • Huckleberry Mountain over Joe Lake
    Huckleberry Mountain over Joe Lake
  • Huckleberry Mountain and Chikamin Peak
    Huckleberry Mountain and Chikamin Peak
  • Mount Thomson
    Mount Thomson
  • Pika!
    Pika!
  • Kendall Peak
    Kendall Peak
  • Red Mountain from Kendall Katwalk
    Red Mountain from Kendall Katwalk
  • Commonwealth Basin Trail
    Commonwealth Basin Trail

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