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ElliottDavisExcellent CFI trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 30, 2008


hiked the West side on the main trail created by CFI, which is great. As of the creation of that trail, Roach's mileage is wrong. I found the same thing last weekend on Handies; the mileage he gives is for a straight shot uphill, not following the switchbacked trail, which is quite pleasant.
Posted Sep 2, 2008 6:11 pm

Panthera unciaGreat hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2008

Panthera uncia

Beautiful hike up from Winfield! Shared this one (my 35th 14er) with my family! :)
Posted Aug 27, 2008 3:12 pm

Eric HolleTrio of peaks  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2008

Eric Holle

Climbed Huron with Rob and Russ (& friends) from Winfield, I continued over to Browns Pk and Pt 13,462.
Posted Aug 24, 2008 6:59 pm

PivvayFrom winfield  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2008


We were alone on the top for a while and got down early as it started to storm as we hiked back through the trees. We did the 4wd road approach on mountain bikes and Turbo ran the whole way. He's a super dog! The upper meadows and flowers were awesome at 12k feet.
Posted Aug 21, 2008 11:10 am

lanagordonVia North Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2007


Fairly easy hike. Anne's first 14er.
Posted Aug 17, 2008 5:02 pm

alpspitzeStandard  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2008


Great mountain with little effort. Excellent views.
Posted Aug 14, 2008 6:25 pm

cp0915Standard  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2008


Incredible summit views, and a pleasant, scenic route. Drooled at the sight of the rather snowy and rocky Three Apostles next door. Then on to Browns Peak.
Posted Aug 3, 2008 6:53 pm

Pete CastriconeHmmm  Sucess!

Pete Castricone

I basically jogged up this one...except for the section of stairs that somebody created. I get the whole trail concept, but it kinda takes the fun out of "climbing" a mountain.
Posted Jul 22, 2008 2:22 pm

thexcatStandard Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2008


Left from .5 mi from Windsor as I wasn't feeling up for risking the rental car up the nasty road. Me and brother had summit to ourselves and beers to enjoy the magnificent view.
Posted Jul 9, 2008 2:19 pm

rleclairEasy day...beautiful day...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2008


Another outstanding day in the Colorado high country! My regular hiking/climbing partner (shanrickv) and I did Mount of the Holy Cross July 4th. I decided to stick around and do Huron Peak the following AM. Perfect conditions, blue skies, reasonably snow free trail, moderate crowds, and the chance to stand at 14,003'! Met 2 fellow 14ers.com folks as well...all in all a great day!
Posted Jul 6, 2008 1:33 pm

csmcgranahanTour de Huron  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2008


Summited via Lulu Gulch. Managed to also summit Point 13,462 and Browns Peak (13,523) for a great Tour de Huron. Huron is very impressive from both of these sub peaks.
Posted Jul 5, 2008 11:12 pm

BeginnerClimberBeautiful day, beautiful hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2008


What a better way to celebrate our nation's Independence Day than to stand at the top of one of the nation's great peaks? Met a family from 14ers.com, camped on Rt 390, started hiking at 7AM. Made the summit a little before 11AM, and was down about 2:15. Beautiful day, great trails (except for that crazy trail for the summit push -- no trail was necessary there!), and just a beautiful hike through the woods. Recommend to all!
Posted Jul 5, 2008 1:42 pm

ElliottDavisThe Hard Way - YARR!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2008


I'm on a kick of celebrating the remoteness of big peaks, so I started at the Pine Creek TH just off route 24. Hiked up the Pine Creek Valley to the saddle between Iowa and Emerald; walked up those; dropped down into the Clear Creek Lake Fork valley E of Huron; scrambled up Huron via the loose rock and snow on the N side of the basin that holds Lois Lake; N along the ridge all the way past Cross Mtn and then East back down to the creek again, which was scary high and not crossable for my doggie companions, so bushwhacked back up to Cloyses Lake; S up the Pear Lake trail, over a couple passes to get to Silver King Lake basin; back all the way down Pike Creek and back to the very welcome sight of the car. Phew! 3.5 killer days and a mighty fine adventure. =) I hobbled around for a day after I got back, but I'm getting over the trauma enough to consider the next adventure. Max, my 11-year-old dog, might need some gentler adventures, but he is a real trooper. 37 miles, 13,000 vertical feet... it was truly satisfying to reach Huron this way.
Posted Jul 2, 2008 2:31 pm

chicagotransplantTour de Huron  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 31, 2008


Climbed solo as a ridge tour with Cross, Middle, 13462 and Browns. Second time up. Still pretty snowy for the last day of May, the road is still blocked with snow at the start of the 4WD section.
Posted Jun 2, 2008 9:37 am

Kenneth.aloneBusy, ugh...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 5, 2004
busy is usually a bad thing but this time it was terrible! thats what i get for going it in June though. nice area and view of The Three Apostles!
Posted Mar 29, 2008 1:23 am



I climbed Huron Peak at age 4 with my Dad in July 2006. My Dad and I also attended the 14ers.com gathering on October 28 2007 where I went up to 13,640 feet.
Posted Feb 8, 2008 7:14 pm

MountainHikerCO14ers.com climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 28, 2007


This was my fourth time climbing Huron. It was part of the 14ers.com Halloween climb. We returned to Huron and climbed it on the standard route 9-6-08.
Posted Feb 3, 2008 11:45 am

MountainHikerCOVia Lulu Gulch  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 3, 1989


This was my first time climbing Huron. It was via Lulu Gulch over Browns.
Posted Feb 3, 2008 11:44 am

tomlaurenNorthwest Slopes  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2005


Hiked the Northwest Slopes from South Winfield Trailhead. Impressive views of The Three Apostles.
Posted Jan 29, 2008 10:11 pm

AsphazellWest Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 11, 2007


Great climb on a less travelled route and stellar views of the Apostles.
Posted Dec 29, 2007 12:05 am

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