Donner Pass / Big Chief (Trad and Sport only)

  • July 12, 2013 · 9:00 PM
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Hey guys.

Let's do some bad ass trad and sport climbing at Donner pass

Things you will need:
*Gear (full or half rack, rope, webbing, draws, shoes, harness, etc)
*Food & water
*sunscreen and bug spray as needed
*Guide book or map of routes

*Camping gear

*Swimsuit - Truckee River

*Carpools encouraged
* An adventuresome spirit
*Safety is key.

CAMPGROUND: LOWER LITTLE TRUCKEESITES:FS1-20 and FW1-20 OCCUPANT: ARTHUR MICHAEL DORAME

Reservation # [masked] and # [masked]

Directions to campsite: Take Interstate 80 to Truckee, exiting at Highway 89. Follow Highway 89 north 11 miles to the campground.

Donner Pass Route Info:

http://www.mountainproject.com/v/donner-pass/105733935

Big Chief info:

http://www.mountainproject.com/v/big-chief/107807068

Cherry Cafe to Donner Pass

https://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=Wild+Cherries+Coffee+House,+11429+Donner+Pass+Rd,+Truckee,+CA&daddr=17718-19316+Lincoln+Hwy,+Tahoe+National+Forest,+Norden,+CA+95724&hl=en&ll=39.321948,-120...

Campsite to Big Chief:

https://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=39.485572+-120.237409&daddr=06+Fire+Rd+Spur,+Truckee,+CA&hl=en&sll=39.486436,-120.205984&sspn=1.100115,2.469177&geocode=FYSAWgIdn1LV-A%3BFYpjVwIdGhb...

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  • denilou

    Another fantastic trip with a great group! Thanks for all your hard work making this happen, Michael!

    1 · July 15, 2013

  • Jane D.

    Great trip! Michael, thanks for organizing :)

    1 · July 15, 2013

  • Simon J.

    Another awesome GYCO trip. Fantastic location and a great chance to hang out with some climbers who are all happy to share knowledge and skills. Can't wait to get back there.

    1 · July 15, 2013

  • Margarita T.

    Are u guys still in Fifty Fifty? It's 7:30

    July 13, 2013

    • Lauren

      Passing on from Michael, we still are

      July 13, 2013

    • Michael D.

      sorry Magarita we missed you. I wasnt getting texts or calls in our locale..

      July 15, 2013

  • Jadian

    Well organized, good group of like minded idiots!

    1 · July 15, 2013

  • Michael D.

    REVISED

    Here is carpools
    Sf/San Mateo:Michael + guest, & Denise - leaving around 3ish - Fri
    Lauren - Sf Maybe heading up early sat am
    Kevin & Arnab - Late Friday
    Alex - Santa Rosa - early eve
    Jane & Simon - Southbay - early eve
    Jadian, James - Near Mt lassen - will be there after 12

    We def have to be mindful about how many cars can be parked at campsite (2), The rest will have to go to overflow parking

    Also here is camp site assignments (i picked based on who knew each other and climbing profiles) :)
    FW1-20 SITE
    Michael, Aaron, Lauren, Simon, Jane, Denise
    FS1-20 SITE
    Steve, Arnab, Jadian+James, Kevin & Alex
    If you get in late look for a number and my last name Dorame posted someplace. bring headlamps. Call me if you have any issues or text me to let me know when you will be in[masked]

    July 11, 2013

  • James E.

    Hey there, i'm Jadians Guest, hello everyone. looking forward to the climbing this weekend, it'll be my second time in tahoe climbing, and first to any of the stated spots....

    stoked!

    1 · July 9, 2013

  • Margarita T.

    I might stop by campsite to say hello on Sat after my Tough Mudder race, since I'll be close by.

    1 · July 11, 2013

  • Michael D.

    Can anyone leave earlier than 5? Also, can we try to carpool as we will have too many cars at campsite as it stands. I think they have overflow but havent call.

    July 8, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      I'm planning on leaving from Santa Rosa around 3:30.

      July 8, 2013

    • denilou

      Okay Michael, I'll come if there's room and I can bring 1 - 2 passengers. Also willing to try to get another site if it's looking crowded..

      1 · July 9, 2013

  • Justin

    What's the etiquette on bringing along non-climbers? My wife doesn't climb, but would love some camping and a weekend away. Kosher? Frowned upon?

    July 2, 2013

    • Michael D.

      Justin you still going? :)

      July 8, 2013

    • Justin

      Just got back in town after a long July 4 weekend and discovered that I'll have to work this weekend, so I'm going to have to free up my spot. Sorry, everyone, I was really, really looking forward to this one.

      July 8, 2013

  • Michael D.

    Hey guys. Here is carpool possibilities based on location:
    Sf:Michael+ guest
    Lauren?
    Kevin with Eric Chan & Arnab
    Alex - Santa Rosa
    Steve & Simon - Southbay
    Jadian - Near Mt lassen
    Justin? We def have to be mindful about how many cars can be parked at campsite (2), The rest will have to go to overflow parking Also here is camp site assignments (i picked based on who knew each other and climbing profiles) :) FW1-20 SITE
    Michael + guest, Lauren, Kevin, Simon, Eric
    FS1-20 SITE
    Steve, Arnab, Jadian+1, Justin, & Alex If you get in late look for a number and my last name Dorame posted someplace. bring headlamps. Call me if you have any issues or text me to let me know when you will be in[masked]

    July 8, 2013

  • Michael D.

    Hey guys. The only one who has paypaled me for the campsite Is Simon so there are 10 of you still unaccounted for so if you dont mind sending your $8 today via paypal it would be greatly appreciated. Email address is: [masked] thanks ;)

    July 6, 2013

  • Jadian

    Michael, want to be clear i have a guest; so i owe $16? Could you post, or did i miss, links/names of area/s we are climbing?

    July 6, 2013

    • Michael D.

      Jadian. This particular trip does not offer a guest option howdver if he or she wanted to meet ans climb with us that would be great. Also. The campsite only allows for 6 per campsite. Also, we have a policy about ensuring any guests be signed up with gyco for liabililty reasons. Lastly it would be nice to have You get to know us, those who arr already signed up. If you want to talk further on this simply call at[masked]-7318. Thank you kindly.

      July 6, 2013

  • Michael D.

    hey guys. It would be great if you can pay me for the campsite. Costs are a tad tight for me lately. It is $8 per person. Paypal is the easiest and most ideal. I already paid for sites. www.paypal.com - [masked]
    Thanks a bunch

    July 5, 2013

    • Jadian

      I'd pay, but i don't know if i am in? And i might have (bribe bribe) produce?

      July 5, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      I second Jadian. There is money waiting for you in my account! Just say the word!

      July 5, 2013

  • Jadian

    Hey Michael, don't have any produce yet, but i could join up and help with a little leading? And a guest? Who leads? Just wondering, let me know

    July 2, 2013

  • Jared D.

    Although there is a wait list, I'm interested in joining you guys or at least meeting up. I'm not sure about the dates yet. I don't have a trad rack, but I do have a sport rack, rope, and helmet.
    I can lead harder 5.9 trad, but prefer fun cruising routes. Sport routes into the 11's. I was just at big chief the last 2 weekends and also Indian Springs. I know the area well.

    1 · July 2, 2013

  • Michael D.

    Hey guys./ I got 2 campsites for this great trip. Ill post that info soon but start think about rides/carpools/camping logistics, climbing gear(ropes etc). We will be focusing on easy trad (5.4 to 5.9), top roping (5.6 to 5.11) on Saturday at Donner Pass area then doing all sport climbing on Sundat at Big Chief (5.7 to 5.12 so all levels). Ropes: I have 3, Kevin has 1, Arnab has 1, Lauren has 1& Steve has 1 so we have enough ropes. Could use 1 more just in case. I will create a google doc so we can house all these details soon. So excited. Questions? :)

    July 1, 2013

  • Michael D.

    hey guys. here is the Google Doc. Please fill it out so we know all your details so we can make this a succesful trip :) https://docs.google.com/spreadsh...­

    July 1, 2013

  • denilou

    I might be up for going back to Donner but can't commit to this date just yet.. hope to have better sense of my availability after the July 4th holiday weekend.

    1 · June 28, 2013

    • Michael D.

      gooooooooooooooooooooooo­oooooooo :)

      1 · July 1, 2013

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