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edlinsRoute Climbed: Chihuahua Gulch Date Climbed: March 5, 2005  Sucess!

edlins

Long beautiful and isolated route on a perfect winter day! Warm, sunny, and thorougly exhausting at about 12 hours car-to-car.
Posted Mar 8, 2005 12:55 pm

AsphazellRoute Climbed: Stevens Gulch Date Climbed: July 2001  Sucess!

Asphazell

Very first 14'er.....with Torreys soon after. Needless to say was hooked after that!
Posted Mar 1, 2005 12:14 pm

ColoradoScottRoute Climbed: Stevens Gulch East Face route Date Climbed: August 21, 1983  Sucess!

ColoradoScott

We started climbing under a full moon at midnight, reaching the summit well in time to watch the sunrise over the eastern plains. Six of us snuggled under three sleeping bags to stay warm in the 20 degree summit temps and then had sausage and eggs cooked on a stove on top while mountain goats checked us out.
Posted Feb 2, 2005 11:47 am

RichratRoute Climbed: Steven's GulchTrail Date Climbed: July 2003  Sucess!

Richrat

I climbed Grays and Torreys that day. It was quite windy on the traverse between the two. There were many mountain goats out that day as well.
Posted Jan 30, 2005 6:50 pm

Luka ZnidarcicRoute Climbed: normal route up grays Date Climbed: October 2003  Sucess!

Luka Znidarcic

Over to Torreys after summiting Grays. Perfect day--great weather and and easy hike.
Posted Jan 26, 2005 7:49 pm

mfox79Route Climbed: stevens gulch Date Climbed: 4/26/03  Sucess!

mfox79

My first fourteener, started for the summit at 2:00 pm and made it back to the car by 6:00 pm. fun climb, this was the first time I had encountered mountain goats from a close distance. Perfect weather not a cloud in site.
Posted Dec 13, 2004 12:14 am

CBakwinDate Climbed: November, 2004  Sucess!

CBakwin

Kind a nasty up there, blowing snow, 45mph wind and about 15 degrees, but a great workout. Couldn't see much. 3000 feet vertical then down 500 and up 500 for torrey's, did it in 6 plus a bit hours.
Posted Dec 1, 2004 4:07 pm

csmcgranahanRoute Climbed: Horseshoe Basin Date Climbed: August 28, 2004  Sucess!

csmcgranahan

Had a great hike summiting both Gray's Peak and Torrey's Peak from the Horseshoe Basin trailhead which is a little more difficult but a lot more remote than the busy trailhead on the I-70 side of the peaks.
Posted Oct 31, 2004 9:34 pm

ripper333Date Climbed: winter 2002  Sucess!
headed here from torreys. long day. back late.
Posted Oct 24, 2004 4:18 pm

mr_gRoute Climbed: North / South Slopes Date Climbed: July 10, 1999  Sucess!

mr_g

Started from Stevens Gulch and did the standard route to to Grays, then traversed to Torreys. Glissaded down from the saddle back to the main trail for a round trip time of about 6 hours.

Posted Oct 12, 2004 10:53 am

Brad SniderRoute Climbed: Stevens Gulch Date Climbed: November 24, 2003  Sucess!

Brad Snider

My first 14er-- a cold, unprepared solo hike. But the view from the top got me hooked to climbing the mountains of Colorado!
Posted Sep 21, 2004 9:06 pm

grandwazooRoute Climbed: Stephens Gulch Date Climbed: September 12, 2004  Sucess!

grandwazoo

Flew in from Salt Lake on the 6:30 am flight, drove to the trail head hit Grays and Torreys... to many people, thought I was on Mt. Whitney.
Posted Sep 13, 2004 10:15 am

thebeave7Route Climbed: Loveland Pass Traverse Date Climbed: August 2nd, 2004  Sucess!

thebeave7

My final peak obtained as part of the Traverse from and to Loveland Pass. Awesome views from the summit.

Eric J Lee
Posted Sep 10, 2004 3:27 am

smudgeRoute Climbed: Stevens Gulch Date Climbed: 09-07-2004  Sucess!

smudge

NIce hike in a beautiful area. The trail was very icy all the way to the summit with a 6 am start, so I moved a little slower than I would have liked......but a picture perfect day...so I can't complain. I didn't see anyone else on the trail until I was about a mile from the trailhead on the descent...which I hear is a rarity on this mountain. Good stuff.
Posted Sep 7, 2004 4:45 pm

myroneRoute Climbed: Standard (from Steven's Gulch) Date Climbed: Saturday August 28,2004  Sucess!

myrone

Started up at 7:10AM, a bit cold but a rising sun. The mountain had a new dusting of snow which made the switchbacks very visable from below. Reached the summit at 9:00AM, a few icy spots on the way up, four people on top, beautiful views in all directions with new snow on most every peak. Signed the summit log, stayed about 10-12 mins then straight down to the saddle and over to Torreys Peak. My 2nd 14'er. Sweet!
Posted Aug 29, 2004 12:59 pm

F BombRoute Climbed: Standard Date Climbed: August 23,2003  Sucess!

F Bomb

Beautiful day to begin with and then cold as hell by the time we reached the summit, no views to be had. By the time we got to Torreys it was clear skies and wonderful views.
Posted Aug 26, 2004 2:11 pm

KChikerRoute Climbed: Standard Date Climbed: July 23rd 2004  Sucess!

KChiker

Hiked Grays and traversed to Torreys. Scenic hike. Not difficult. Crowded (even though it was a Friday). Good starter 14er.
Posted Aug 23, 2004 4:23 pm

georgbetsyRoute Climbed: Steven's Gulch Date Climbed: August 21, 2004  Sucess!

georgbetsy

My wife and I climbed Grays and Torreys today with a group from the CMC boulder section. Had a wonderful time. There were hundreds/thousands of hikers on the trail -- it was the hike with Ed Viestus day, which we did not know about.



However, looking at the positive side, I thought it impossible to find that many Americans that would be willing/able to hike for 8 miles and 3000ft. It is good to see that many people interested in spending time outdoors.
Posted Aug 21, 2004 5:47 pm

pusdkq6eeRoute Climbed: Stephens Gulch Trail Head Date Climbed: 8-12-04  Sucess!

pusdkq6ee

Hiked up to the top, the first half is easy hike, but the second half was steep. I did hike up to the top, beautiful view. No rain or thunderstorm. very lucky
Posted Aug 20, 2004 3:28 pm

cagedalpinistRoute Climbed: Across the Saddle from Torreys Date Climbed: 15 July 2004  Sucess!

cagedalpinist

Woo hoo! Peak to peak in 20 minutes! 2 hrs from trailhead. Not bad for living at 1,200 ft ASL...
Posted Aug 18, 2004 1:13 am

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