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chandlerhaberlackWest Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2017


lots of loose crap toward the top. the ledge was my favorite part.
Posted Aug 21, 2017 4:15 pm

jacobsmithspring ascent  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 30, 2015


Quite a bit more snow than most seem to face, led to some steep, no-falls, snow climbing toward the top. 14-ish hours car to car
Posted May 31, 2015 10:57 am

thundercloudWest Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2014


Excellent scramble. The short c4 step was interesting, and was a bit awkward on the down-climb, but it's only a move or two. Not as loose as feared, but still lots of bowling alley potential.
Posted Sep 1, 2014 7:17 pm

Josh LewisNice Fall Colors  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 11, 2012

Josh Lewis

This was a fun climb. A little bit of loose rock near the summit but nothing too bad. Some nice fall colors were seen along the way.
Posted Oct 14, 2012 10:46 pm

awilsondcRoute Climbed: West Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 11, 2012


Did this one with Josh Lewis. This was a great hike and scramble. We biked in which is highly recommended. Excellent fall colors accentuated the scenery and it was a beautiful October day. I thought the "loose rock" in the scramble section was overrated while on the way up. We didn't knock a single rock loose on the way up. While we were at the summit, I tossed a rock into the gully and it went down FAST! If you're climbing up and something breaks loose above you it will be on top of you before you are able to even look up after hearing it. I put on the helmet for the way down and we did have a couple rocks break loose on the way down the gully. 9 1/2 hours car to car with bikes for the approach and several breaks along the hike as well as 30 minutes on the summit.
Posted Oct 13, 2012 12:56 am

tcingrumColumbia  Sucess!


Always good to be in the Monte Cristo area. Loose rocks go downhill fast.
Posted Sep 18, 2012 9:11 am

kevinsaColumbia Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 13, 2009


Awesome mountain. I don't wear my helmet as much as I should, but I would wear it on this peak.
Posted Sep 15, 2012 9:37 pm

gimpilatorColumbia and Twin Peaks  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2012


Beware of loose rubble on the scramble. This is a very fun route and extremely scenic in good weather. We used bikes for the approach.
Posted Sep 9, 2012 12:27 am

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