McNamee Peak  
Condition Updates  
Route: Combo Clinton/McNamee/Traver
Posted On: 2022-07-05, By: Chelsea
Info: Some unavoidable snow patches around & above Wheeler Lake. Microspikes weren't necessary. Lots of water along the road and in the basin. Be prepared to get wet feet. Summer conditions along the ridge. 
Route: Combo Clinton/McNamee/Traver
Posted On: 2021-08-01, By: E_A_Marcus_949
Info: Did all 3 Friday. Started with Clinton, over time McNamee, then Traver. All clear. Lots of boggy marshland near wheeler lakes and above the rocks heading into the basin. No snow. Great loop. 
Route: Combo Clinton/McNamee/Traver
Posted On: 2020-09-30, By: MC.Ikema
Info: Snow free on ridge from Clinton and on ridge to Traver. 
Route: Combo Clinton/McNamee/Traver
Posted On: 2020-09-14, By: Sglm14
Info: Hike to Wheeler lake was easy, just some puddles along the road. Past the lake to about 13,300 there's a few inches of snow to deal with and some areas up to ankle deep. The last 500' to the summit had some snow but avoidable. The Traverse to McNamee and Traver was not bad at all but heading down was a little tricky due to snow-covered talus. By the time we hit the lake a lot of the snow had already melted. Overall a great day to be out! 
Route: Combo Clinton/McNamee/Traver
Posted On: 2019-09-22, By: supranihilest
Info: Incredibly easy from the summit of Traver. I went all the way to Clinton before realizing I'd even been on McNamee! The initial terrain off Traver going west to McNamee is a little steep but once you reach the saddle it backs off and turns into just a boilerplate Class 2 scree and talus hop to McNamee. 
Route: Combo Clinton/McNamee/Traver
Posted On: 2017-06-25, By: Grover
Info: The ridge walk from Clinton Peak to McNamee Peak is clear of snow. You can easily walk along the ridge. When on the summit of McNamee, you can hike down into the basin easily, as the snow as melted away from this part. If you needed to go to Traver Peak (I did not need to), that section of ridge was clear too. 
Route: Combo Clinton/McNamee/Traver
Posted On: 2015-09-27, By: BagginPeaks
Info: Did the combo Traver - McNamee - Clinton from Montgomery Reservoir. There is an old jeep road/trail that skirts the SW side of Wheeler Lake after the parking area. Soon you will see the gully/talus slope to take into the high basin. The terrain from here on is off-trail, talus, and tundra. The upper basin could be confusing to some, study your map and use your routefinding skills to find a line up, paralleling the stream. Stay on the rocks as much as possible and not the fragile wetlands. When convenient, pick a line and gain Traver‘s East ridge. The talus gets tedious. Traverse to Mcnamee and then Clinton is straightforward, took me less than an hour with no time spent on Mcnamee other than to take a picture of the Climax glory hole. Once one Clinton, continue over the summit and down the ridge maybe 50 feet before starting a scree-filled descent of Clinton‘s South Slope. Retrace your steps back through the basin and back down to Wheeler Lake (hopefully you made mental images of what it looked like behind you as you were ascending). 

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