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heather14Route Climbed: Standard Date Climbed: July 31, 2005  Sucess!

heather14

My first 14er summit! It was a cloudy day and windy at the top, but awesome!
Posted Oct 23, 2005 12:16 am

fossanaRoute Climbed: Torreys saddle Date Climbed: 08 October 2005  Sucess!

fossana

Freeway
Posted Oct 13, 2005 8:40 pm

El_CapitanRoute Climbed: Grays Peak Trail Date Climbed: October 8, 2005  Sucess!
There was a bit of snow but passable without gear. There was a dump the next day. 2:45 up. 1:00 to cross the saddle to Torreys, 2:00 down from there.
Posted Oct 12, 2005 2:33 pm

davebobk47Route Climbed: Standard Date Climbed: October 8, 2005  Sucess!

davebobk47

Went solo, amazing day.
Posted Oct 9, 2005 12:14 pm

sbkelleyRoute Climbed: Grays Peak Trail Date Climbed: October 2004  Sucess!

sbkelley

Things get more interesting here when the route is snow-covered. Good winter ascent!
Posted Oct 7, 2005 12:42 pm

DudeThatMustHurtRoute Climbed: Grays Torreys combo Date Climbed: Oct 4, 2005  Sucess!

DudeThatMustHurt

solo night climb, was fun
Posted Oct 6, 2005 12:13 pm

crzyjtRoute Climbed: Kelso Ridge Date Climbed: August ?, 2004  Sucess!

crzyjt

climbed kelso ridge up torreys, then traversed to grays.
Posted Oct 2, 2005 1:29 pm

Bob SihlerRoute Climbed: standard Date Climbed: July 20, 2004  Sucess!

Bob Sihler

pre-dawn start pays-- the summit was mine alone

Posted Sep 30, 2005 10:24 pm

Kevin MuirheadRoute Climbed: Stephan's Gulch Date Climbed: September 17, 2005  Sucess!

Kevin Muirhead

After climbing Torrey's Peak, we cruised on over to Gray's. Not the most impressive peak I've seen, but my third fourteener nonetheless. It seemed more like an anthill, even though we summited at 9:30 after Torrey's. We passed boatloads of people on the way down. Oh well.
Posted Sep 22, 2005 9:22 pm

ajdonnerRoute Climbed: From Torrey's Summit Date Climbed: September 17, 2005  Sucess!

ajdonner

See my summit log post for Kelso Ridge on Torrey's. Awesome views of Summit County and beyond from the top!
Posted Sep 18, 2005 9:56 pm

steve_hiebertRoute Climbed: Grays Peak Trail Date Climbed: 09/12/2005  Sucess!

steve_hiebert

Straightforward hike on well-maintained trail. Traversed over to Torreys Peak following the climb of Grays. As a visitor from California, I was surprised by the number of people on the trail for a September Monday.
Posted Sep 18, 2005 6:44 pm

Trevor SimmonsRoute Climbed: Stevens Gulch Date Climbed: September 17, 2005  Sucess!

Trevor Simmons

Beautiful climb in conjunction with Torreys. We climbed Torreys first. As we began descending Grays, the crowds were arriving in mass. Beautiful day, and wonderful climb!
Posted Sep 17, 2005 4:41 pm

Jonboy71Route Climbed: main route Date Climbed: Sept. 11, 05  Sucess!

Jonboy71

Great day for hiking, this is an easy 14er compared to Long's peak, but it's still no piece of cake, had a good day and hiked over to Torrey's the same day.
Posted Sep 12, 2005 3:43 pm

dunking_deutschmanRoute Climbed: Grays Peak Trail Date Climbed: August 28, 2005  Sucess!

dunking_deutschman

OK, this is a 14er, and its a pretty cool trudge. The Dannon guide is kinda outdated on road conditions up to the Mitchell Creek Trailhead. This road currently is too rough for most passenger cars if you want to keep your oil pan intact. I bottomed out near the beginning and barely managed to escape back to the small parking area near the Interstate. We caught a ride up in a 4x4 SUV. The road had several spots further up where it was even rougher. This is a very centrally located 14er and you can see many, many prominent mountains from this summit. To me, identifying these was the most fun. And we saw several friendly mountain goats close up!
Posted Aug 31, 2005 11:13 pm

Woodie HopperRoute Climbed: Standard route Date Climbed: September '04  Sucess!

Woodie Hopper

Hiked with Torreys
Posted Aug 25, 2005 9:48 am

dlambertzRoute Climbed: Grays Peak Trail Date Climbed: August 18, 2005  Sucess!
What a perfect day for a view from the summit. My sister (Amy Klassen) and I (Dave Lambertz) hit the trail at 0700 and made it to the peak by 9:30. Snowed a little on the way up but by the time we made it the view was absolutely perfect 360 degrees. On the summit we met two guys who had been there for a little while; one had summited Everest three times and will be making an I MAX movie about the Eiger in september, and the other had just summited his first Fourteener even though he is on the waiting list for a heart transplant! What a day, my first fourteener as well, and i loved every grueling second of it... Thanks for coming out with me sis
Posted Aug 18, 2005 7:17 pm

POWERJLRoute Climbed: Stevens Gulch from TH Date Climbed: August 21, 1998  Sucess!
Climbed, Signed, and reclined! (but not for to long as we had to get on ever to Torreys!)
Posted Aug 18, 2005 3:22 pm

ServocrankRoute Climbed: Gray's Peak Trail -- Steven's Gulch Trailhead Date Climbed: August 14th, 2005  Sucess!

Servocrank

Summitted Gray's around 9:30 in the AM in a cloud. Not much view, but a good sense of accomplishment. A few other hikers were there and it was very friendly.
Posted Aug 16, 2005 11:56 am

jboumanRoute Climbed: Standard from trailhead Date Climbed: July 27, 1992  Sucess!
Hiked with my sister and ran into a great herd of mountain goats including several little ones. Fun!



Went on to Torrey's as well.
Posted Aug 14, 2005 9:53 pm

shanahan96Route Climbed: North Slopes Date Climbed: May 30, 2005  Sucess!

shanahan96

Surprised to be the only person on Grays on Memorial Day before 10 A.M. Slogged through the knee-deep snow before reaching a windblown summit ridge. Surrounded by fog on the top for 5 minutes. Actually made Grays a cool excursion!



jamie
Posted Aug 14, 2005 3:58 pm

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