An ascent of the South Face of Mount Clarence King (I, 5.4),

with Robert Zeithammer, June 3, 2010


June 1, 2010. We departed Onion Valley around 9 am and reached camp between Charlotte Lake and Glen Pass in mid-afternoon. There was a tremendous amount of snow, and some postholing.

June 2, 2010. We made our way over Glen Pass into Sixty Lakes basin and set up camp on a small ledge overlooking the lake at the western base of Fin Dome.

June 3, 2010. We departed camp at 6:40, reached the summit of Mount Clarence King at 13:00, and were back in camp at 17:00.

June 4, 2010. We departed camp around 7:30 and went over North Dragon Pass. We set up camp in a meadow just east of Golden Trout Lake, for a leisurely evening,

June 5, 2010. The next day we completed the short hike out to Onion Valley.


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