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telemarkdudeExcellent Sunny Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 10, 2016


Started from the creek crossing at the very bottom of FS-110J. Really don't think a stock SUV can make it to the mine; the rocks just past the second creek crossing is the obstacle. Anyway, a very nice hike with great summit views.
Posted Sep 14, 2016 8:25 pm

rmjwintersWith Frasco & Casco  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 24, 2016


Plenty of stream crossings on this one!
Posted Jun 25, 2016 2:02 pm

seanoFrom Casco  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 13, 2016


Other than cold feet, a decent traverse via Frasco on wind-packed snow. The return to the main Halfmoon Road, on the other hand, was a classic Sawatch slush-fest. Trip report.
Posted May 14, 2016 3:05 pm

shanahan96extra credit  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 19, 2014


great extra credit! with my tunnel vision focused on casco, i didn't give french(#56) a thought. fortunately, sarah did! the ridge from casco to french and back took us 4+ hrs, but i avoided spending two more nights camping in the winter, and snowshoeing 14-16 miles. i'll take that trade off anyday!

Posted Jan 27, 2014 1:23 am

pyergerfrench  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 18, 2013


combined with Casco! Great day
Posted Aug 15, 2013 9:45 am

rockymountaindiva2 of 3  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 25, 2008


Snowfall the prior night, slippery ascent. Got French and Frasco then had to descend back to Halfmoon TH due to illness.
Posted Jul 26, 2013 4:44 pm

big_gFrench and Frasco today  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 29, 2011


Got 2 summits before the weather started turning. Guess I'll be back.
Posted Dec 26, 2012 11:29 pm

ajberryFrom Lackawanna  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2010


S Fork Lk TH and NW slopes route up Lackawanna. Then over to Casco and on to French via Frasco BM. Descent into basin to E of Casco-Frasco Col from about half way down to col from Frasco BM (loose red gravel; perfect for descending), and back down to TH. A wonderful ridge-y loop. Nothing beyond 2+.
Posted Oct 27, 2012 1:15 pm

Misalong hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 30, 2012


A long hike to the summit with mom, Duchess, and mom's friends.
Posted Oct 1, 2012 4:07 pm

Liba KopeckovaNice hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 30, 2012

Liba Kopeckova

Nice hike with great company! - my son took off and we had a hard time to keep up with him, Sarah, Senad and Eric following and Duchess running in between us trying to get some food :). Easy hiking.
Posted Oct 1, 2012 9:59 am

SenadRFrench Group  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 30, 2012


French Mt. was first summit, great day, weather and group!
Posted Oct 1, 2012 9:04 am

Sarah SimonFFC from South Halfmoon Creek TH  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 30, 2012

Sarah Simon

Left the Rubicon at home, so we barely left the main Forest Service road before embarking on our hike. Sumitted on this crisp fall day with Liba, Michael, Senad and Eric. Dutchess ate my friggin' Chex Mix at the summit, that furry little schnook! :-). I was busy enjoying my celebratory Irish Mist. Amazing views of a sea of Mountains!
Posted Sep 30, 2012 11:07 pm

theREALCarpeDMTrio on a great fall day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2012


Standard route from Halfmoon TH: up French, over to Frasco, then Casco, down via the Casco's saddle with Bull Hill. As mentioned, the toughest part is getting down Frasco to the saddle with Casco. Seems like a few legit class 3 moves in there. Glad I didn't bring the dog. Shawn parked his 4Runner shortly after the first creek crossing. Made pretty good time: 11.6 miles in 7h40m - but there is a LOT of easy road walking.
Posted Sep 15, 2012 11:26 pm

boisedocfrancisco  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2012


started at the Halfmoon trailhead and did Roach's francisco traverse. Had the basin and peaks to ourselves. Could see folks over on Elbert.
Posted Jul 23, 2012 12:09 am

sevenviiFrom North Lake Crk TH  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2012


Up Lackawanna gulch, and the "Fiascol" then triple team of Frasco, French, and back to Casco
Posted Jul 10, 2012 11:54 pm

Matt LemkeEast Ridge (Not standard)  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 21, 2012

Matt Lemke

Started off the Halfmoon Creek Road and walked that jeep road for 1.75 miles then started climbing straightup the east slopes and the east ridge. Some snow to contend with and class 3 rock on the headwalls. Above 12,200 feet the angle decreased and a long slog remained. I have climbed all the centennial 14ers and 13ers in this area one at a time...all on different days...all individually with no ridge traverses.
Posted Apr 21, 2012 11:04 pm

DerekFreedTrio from Halfmoon TH  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2010


French, Frasco and Casco. From Iron Mike Mine, ascended the grassy slope to the summit of French, then traversed over to Frasco and Casco. Roughest part was the Frasco side of the Frasco/Casco ridge. Descended the saddle between Bull Hill and Casco.
Posted Apr 3, 2012 2:43 pm

Pete CastriconeVia North Lake Creek  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 29, 2009

Pete Castricone

Casco/Frasco/French combo With Kiefer. "Class 2 my ass."
Posted Sep 30, 2009 10:21 am

KieferThe usual suspects...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 29, 2009


Pretty good day out on Casco, Frasco and French.
Great fall day.
Posted Sep 29, 2009 11:20 pm

jrfFrench, Frasco and Casco  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2008


Beautiful day. We could have spent all day up there. Fun climb but a long hike out on the road at the end. We never saw anyone else except those on Elbert.
Posted Mar 23, 2009 7:41 pm

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