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awhite28Bunsen  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2014

awhite28

Drizzled on a bit on the way up and down but had a nice window at the summmit. I was hoping Electric would reveal itself with a fresh coat of snow but it decided to stay hidden.
Posted Aug 24, 2014 7:49 pm

utahjimkBunsen loop  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2014

utahjimk

clockwise loop to Bunsen Peak then east down to B. loop road and side trip to Osprey Falls. I'd recommend doing it this way; where the Peak trail branches off the loop road is very indistinct and unmarked.
Posted Jul 20, 2014 7:24 pm

jdarr67Mulitple Times  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 30, 2013

jdarr67

Climbed this peak more times than I can count over the last 30 years. Why not? It's in my back yard. Usually I get paid to climb it. Next time, notice the new log equipment shelter that we replaced the old crappy shack with. Also, was instrumental in removing all the abandoned TV and FM antenna masts and boxes from the mountain a few years back.
Posted May 2, 2014 6:40 pm

David MortensenBunsen  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2012

David Mortensen

I enjoyed hiking to this peak. The summit offers great views down to Mammoth and beyond.
Posted Jul 13, 2012 12:18 am

mountaingazelleBunsen Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 12, 2011

mountaingazelle

Hiked up Bunsen Peak before going home. This peak and Mount Washburn seem to be the most visited in Yellowstone.
Posted Sep 14, 2011 1:21 am

WoollytheMammothGood morning hike  Sucess!

WoollytheMammoth

Beautiful day in northern Yellowstone.
Posted Aug 8, 2011 2:04 am

Curtissimorun up, nice spot  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2009

Curtissimo

second summit of the day; with Rosalba left kids in the car and back in under two hours
Posted Aug 30, 2009 7:39 pm

cp0915Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2009

cp0915

2nd summit of day. Pretty views.
Posted Aug 2, 2009 12:53 am

Day HikerTrail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2009

Day Hiker

Hiked with the wife and DayHikerJr. He is getting heavier, but at least he hiked 10% of the trail.
Posted Jul 23, 2009 2:37 am

DayHikerJrTrail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2009
Hiked with Mommy and Daddy. I hiked about a quarter mile and then Daddy carried me the rest of the way.
Posted Jul 23, 2009 2:08 am

craghagBun in the Sun  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 18, 2008

craghag

This was the second time I've climbed Bunsen with my hubs. We took the scenic route via Osprey Falls and an east side bush whack.
Posted Jul 18, 2009 12:39 pm

Arthur DigbeeGroup of flatlanders  Sucess!

Arthur Digbee

Took 12 midwestern kids up this as their first mountain. They were totally stoked.

The local prominence made them feel they'd climbed something bigger.
Posted Jun 24, 2009 11:14 pm

VermontMikeNice short hike  Sucess!

VermontMike

Tried to go down east side to Osprey Falls but never found them, so I joined up with the old road and headed back to the car after summiting via the standard route
Posted May 16, 2009 1:03 pm

Jerry LBunsen Peak Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2008

Jerry L

Rode my bike up from Gardiner, Montana (about 2,000') and then hiked up to the summit. The ride back was nice.
Posted Jul 4, 2008 5:42 pm

wyomtmanRainy Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 26, 2008

wyomtman

Not the best weather, but a nice hike- still some snow drifts. I love Yellowstone in the Spring!
Posted May 27, 2008 9:50 am

Joseph BulloughTwo ascents  Sucess!

Joseph Bullough

5/18/08 - Climbed from the east after first making the hike to Osprey Falls. Tried to stay on the vague trail, but gave up due to numerous snow patches and just bee-lined for the summit. And I thought it was windy up top last year...

9/28/07 - A fairly nice day, other than massive wind gusts. Finally got around to climbing Bunsen, after many years of just driving by.
Posted May 20, 2008 3:05 pm

ibeksNice hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 5, 2006

ibeks

Nice views for what is an easy hike. Great place to watch the sunset from.
Posted May 9, 2008 4:13 pm

melissaacreeNice Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2006

melissaacree

Nice hike, with a great view of Mammoth Hot Springs and the surrounding area. Be sure to take the loop trail down the mountian and visit Ospery Falls.
Posted Nov 15, 2007 5:30 pm

eric-grizNice hike after a soak in Boiling River  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2007

eric-griz

A nice easy hike. It was rather smoky the day I hiked up with my wife, due to some nearby wildfires.
Posted Nov 8, 2007 10:21 pm

belexesBunsen Peak Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2007

belexes

I climbed Bunsen with my sister and her fiance. I think it took only about an hour or so to reach the top. The weather was great, it was breezy at the summit, but it was warm enough so that it was not unpleasant. Spectacular views of the Gallatins and Swan Lake Flat. God, I love Yellowstone.
Posted Oct 6, 2007 12:31 am

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