Mount Williamson Summit Log (#8145)
- Signed By: Joel D. Goldberg
- Date Submitted: July 07, 1999
Summiting Williamson's via the West Face Route has got to be one of the most physically demanding class 3 climbs in the Sierras. "Hell-For-Sure" Pass deserves its name. Ascending two thousand feet of loose rock is much more an issue than the exagerated claims of difficulty in route finding. The final 60 foot crux is VERY basic. Anyone with basic climbing skills can do it without rope. Our team made the huge mistake of humping fifty pounds of rope, pro and ice gear for nothing. The summit is magnificent making the physical challenge worthwhile.