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HedUpFirst 14er  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2014

HedUp

Nice views! Felt like shit at that elevation. Climbed the Bells on the 6th and 7th...amazing how quickly the body acclimated to the altitude...they felt MUCH better!
Posted Aug 12, 2014 6:39 pm

birdheadNorth Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2014

birdhead

Solo hike while at a "conference" in Vail. I really enjoyed the drive up Tigiwon road for some reason. Started at 6:15 am and was on top by 9:30 am. Summit views were really nice, as there is nothing taller near by.
Posted Jul 26, 2014 11:03 pm

nswardBeautiful Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 31, 2012

nsward

After climbing a number of 14ers, Mount of the Holy Cross is still one of my favorite hikes. It is a little more remote, with a long approach, so it sees less traffic.
Posted Jul 21, 2014 2:26 pm

chicagotransplantCross to Halo  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2014

chicagotransplant

#6, this time up Cross and down Halo with Jamie.
Posted Jun 22, 2014 8:57 pm

MadGrad96Holy Cross  Sucess!

MadGrad96

Summited twice, once from the standard route and once from seven sister lakes
Posted Nov 1, 2013 10:27 pm

DanielL360 degree loop  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2013

DanielL

Climbed Halo Ridge from Halfmoon Pass and descended standard route (13 miles RT) - a long and tough route, but fantastic views! Seeing Holy Cross from all angles was really cool as well.
Posted Oct 9, 2013 12:50 am

DonnoN. Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 1, 1977

Donno

Me and dad. My first summit.
July, 1978: climbed Angelica couloir with Jimmy & dad.
July, 1980: N Ridge with dad & Mike Kerley under no moonlight
July 1988: 4th ascent w dad. Via N Ridge.
Posted Aug 13, 2013 11:57 pm

rockymountaindivaLong days  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2012

rockymountaindiva

Packed in evening prior with hubby, hovered under some trees, shivering in a downpour in which lightning started a fire over in Vail. Next day was 13 hrs, hubby not confident on class 2/3 but he made it!
Posted Jul 26, 2013 4:07 pm

astroclimberWet climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2012

astroclimber

Returned in a downpour. With Dave and Kat.
Posted Jul 6, 2013 9:34 pm

MissHWildflowers everywhere!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2013

MissH

Five hours up on this wonderful summer day. Stopped to take photos of wildlife and wildflowers. One of the prettiest 14ers and mountains I've ever hiked. 3.5 hours down. Bumped into CFI employees maintaining this wonderful trail (keep up the great work!) as well as Mountain Rescue Association (Eagle County) members sent to rescue an injured hiker (hope you're leg is okay, dude!) Popular summit today but not too crowded. Very little snow, almost all avoidable (unless you go up the couloir which some did).
Posted Jun 29, 2013 7:53 pm

shanahan96crossed up  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2012

shanahan96

6/21/14- climbed the cross couloir w/mike. cloudy day, so the snow was hard the entire way up even though we didn't get into the couloir until 8am. halo ridge, the knee killer, for the descent picking up two new 13ers en route.

8/24/12- north ridge; i was surprised how quick this route was. clouds rolled in ~10am and i past on halo ridge with 90% chance of t-storms looming. my second to last fourteener

jamie
Posted Mar 20, 2013 11:35 pm

relicLong time ago  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 1980

relic

Date is a guess, from the few years I lived in Colorado.
Posted Feb 23, 2013 1:48 pm

Fletchbig day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2012

Fletch

w/ blair
Posted Dec 28, 2012 4:59 pm

JHH60Halo Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 8, 1977

JHH60

Long day - climbed during Colorado Outward Bound school mountaineering course.
Posted Oct 31, 2012 7:18 pm

MarkDidierNorth Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2012

MarkDidier

Had wanted this peak for nearly 5 years. The weather wasn't great but the low lying clouds made for some great views!
Posted Oct 24, 2012 8:50 pm

milanSawatch finisher  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2009
Wow, this was my lasr Sawatch, started before 4 am, finished at about 2 pm. This was a great trip and I saw the sunrise alpenglow on the summit right from the Halfmoon Pass. Great Sawatch Finisher.
Posted Oct 18, 2012 6:23 pm

Pete CastriconeNorth Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 10, 2012

Pete Castricone

The white elephant is dead.
Posted Sep 10, 2012 9:47 pm

pacojgarzaLong but satisfying day.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2012

pacojgarza

Did the Tour de Holy Cross in nice weather. Went up the Halo Ridge and down the Halfmoon Pass route. It was a long day scrambling above 13K. Great views of the Bowl of Tears. It was peak 10 on my 13 day trip.
Posted Sep 1, 2012 9:25 pm

blueshadeNorth Ridge to Halo Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2012

blueshade

Nice day following the North Ridge to the summit, then continuing on to the Halo Ridge. Lake below was a beautiful blue. Took a look at Notch Mountain, but weather was rolling in.
Posted Aug 4, 2012 2:16 pm

cdevenney84Long but cool hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2012

cdevenney84

Drove to the tailhead after work on a Friday, got up the ridge as it was getting dark and then descended into the valley with headlamps on and found a spot to camp. Next time I think I would skip the camping part, as putting on your big pack and getting back up the ridge after doing the 14er is brutal.
Posted Jul 26, 2012 11:16 am

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