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MattKFrom Iowa Gulch  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2008


Wife, dog and I. Looped from Dyer-Gemini-Sherman-Sheridan.
Posted Oct 13, 2008 6:26 pm

altitude14erRoute Climbed: East Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 21, 2008


I visited the summit of "Mount Evans B" after reaching the top of Dyer Mtn. When I returned to my car, my car battery was dead..luckily I got a jumpstart from the only others around.
Posted Sep 21, 2008 11:18 pm

thebeave7Iowa Gulch Circuit  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 5, 2008


Started from the Iowa Gulch TH, up Sheridan, Sherman, Gemini Pt, and Dyer Peak. 3:10 car to car, a nice morning jaunt on the ridgeline, all class 2 and below.
Posted Jul 7, 2008 12:38 am

crzyjtIowa Ampitheater ski  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 3, 2008


Skinned all the way to the summit from the ASARCO mine, then skied back down. Really fun tour, corn snow up high, with a little boilerplate for the lower half of the descent. 4.5 hours round trip.
Posted May 3, 2008 5:06 pm

MountainHikerCOLower Iowa Gulch  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 9, 2001


We started at Lower Iowa Gulch trailhead, went up Dyer Amphitheatre to the saddle, then up Dyer's west ridge to summit Dyer. We then went down the east ridge, climbed the twin summits of Gemini and then Sherman. We descended to the Sherman - Sheridan saddle and then dropped back down to our start point.
Posted Mar 16, 2008 11:23 am

Woodie HopperTraverse from Sherman and Gemini  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 11, 2007

Woodie Hopper

Easy climb. Left the snowshoes and crampons in the truck at Iowa Gulch near the mine. (Used an axe during the descent occasionally, though.) Not much snow/ice yet. Took a short nap on the summit.
Posted Nov 11, 2007 4:47 pm

KieferTraverse from Gemini  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2007


Dyer was a whole lot more inviting and fun than Sherman or Gemini. Thankfully, the snow was still sufficently hard enough so I didn't posthole (that much). Stellar views of Iowa Gulch and Leadville.
Posted Jun 21, 2007 1:14 pm

shknbkeSE slopes  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 11, 2006


Layne Bracy and I had a pleasant hike up Dyer via the s.e. slopes. We were able to drive our cars up Iowa gulch to 11620' and could have gone farther. Dyer was too easy, so Layne headed to Gemini and I to Evans B. The wind kicked up ferociously and ate us for lunch. See the TR. 71/100 highest in CO for both of us.
Posted Nov 14, 2006 9:06 pm

Brian KaletEast Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 15, 2006

Brian Kalet

1 hour to summit!
Posted Oct 16, 2006 9:09 pm

chicagotransplantSoutheast Slopes Posthole-a-thon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 24, 2006


Second time up Dyer, the previous week's storms left me with knee to waist deep postholing the whole way. I was hoping to go over to Evans B but the snow was taking too long and I had to get to work, bummer!
Posted Sep 24, 2006 7:49 pm

GahugafugaWest Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2006


Climbed Dyer as part of a West Dyer to Sheridan traverse. The west ridge was certainly the highlight of the traverse. I thought it was fair to call the ridge 3rd class without descending much from the ridge proper, but there were plenty of fun 4th class to be found. I came across a few handholds that were on the loose side and one that was very loose. Getting down onto the small dirt-filled notch was interesting!
Posted Aug 12, 2006 8:09 pm

ElliottDavisDyer, Gemini and Sherman from Sacramento Creek TH  Sucess!


An Elk bugled when I stepped onto the trail in the morning. An elk bugled in the afternoon when I stepped off the trail and back onto the road. Never saw anyone that day; just heard the elk. Thanks.
Posted Jun 26, 2006 3:33 am

Ryan KowalskiWest Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 14, 2002

Ryan Kowalski

One of my favorite Tenmile/Mosquito ridges. Don't forget to run up West Dyer, it's a great little summit and good views of the rest of the ridge.
Posted May 19, 2006 11:47 pm

Larry VEast ridge via Sherman and Gemini  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 8, 2006

Larry V

Had to do this one solo as my climbing partner stopped before reaching the low point between Gemini and Dyer. (Smart!) The snow was deep and crested on the ridge. Looked dicey from a distance but was solid. Upper slopes of Dyer were completely snow covered and the wind was really blowing the snow around. Exhausting day, not too cold.
Posted May 6, 2006 9:48 pm

Timothy PearlW Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 11, 2006

Timothy Pearl

Fun Day with Eric Holle! Up Iowa Gulch to Dyer Ampitheatre, ascended over near w ridge, descended via glissade mid-face (more south). Knarly weather rolled in at top of amphitheatre, and lasted until 5 minutes after we made the summit. Then a beautiful day.
Posted May 4, 2006 7:14 pm

Eric HolleRoute Climbed: West Face Date Climbed:April 11th, 2006  Sucess!

Eric Holle

Climbed from Iowa Gulch and the Dyer Amphitheater with Timothy Pearl. Glissade descent. Crazy weather, fresh snow, sunny, blizzard-esqe, and then the weather cleared right after we got to the summit. We were provided with great views of Sheridan, Sherman and Gemini, as well as the picturesqe power-lines.
Posted Apr 13, 2006 2:13 am

markhyamsTour de Mosquito Range  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2003


Did this along with Gemini, Sherman, Sheridan, Peerless and Horseshoe that day.
Posted Mar 5, 2006 6:21 pm

chicagotransplantRoute Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: October 8, 2005  Sucess!


This is a really fun scramble route, stick directly the ridge crest for some nice class 4 gendarmes!
Posted Jan 9, 2006 8:52 pm

shanahan96Route Climbed: Southeast Slopes Date Climbed: February 10, 2005  Sucess!


1st winter centennial! easy hike up the iowa gulch road and a pretty, winter hike up the slopes to the snow covered south ridge.

Posted Aug 14, 2005 4:38 pm

miztflipRoute Climbed: Upper Iowa Gulch Date Climbed: June 11, 2005  Sucess!


Climbed Dyer along with Gemini at night under clear skies. Seemed the most asthetic way to climb them with all the power lines up there.
Posted Jun 11, 2005 11:21 am

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