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|birdhead||South Ridge |
Date Climbed: Oct 6, 2012
|Hiked up via the south ridge and then headed down the talus slopes to Nambe lake on the descent. Looped back via the Windsor trail. |
07/14/13 - Slopes from Nambe Lake to the North-West ridge.
|Posted Oct 7, 2012 12:16 pm|
|Garon Coriz||2nd Trip |
Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2012
|Left Abq at 5:45 am with Jay and David. We got lost on the wrong road in Santa Fe but found it eventually. Started at 8:20, summited at 9:50. We headed on over to Penitente before backtracking and heading down. Returned at 12:15. Great day and this time I didn't forget the camera!|
|Posted Jul 29, 2012 10:15 pm|
|eric-griz||Nice walk |
Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2012
|A nice hike over Deception and then over to Penitente. Walked in some small hail on the way down.|
|Posted Jul 19, 2012 10:45 am|
|Swithich||On the Way |
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2012
|Caught this on a traverse from Tesuque peak to Santa Fe Baldy. A pretty nice peak as they go. The jagged ridge actually has a trail, you just have to drop down under the ridge, Class 2 scramble in my opinion. Still nice view and a good start to the day. I counted 1 hour and 40 minutes with a 10 minute stop at Tesque, and 5 minute stop at Deception peak.|
|Posted Jul 5, 2012 2:28 pm|
|donby||Perfect day for Lake |
Date Climbed: Apr 21, 2012
|Met Jmoeesq as I was leaving the TH. We talked about the possible snow conditions and discussed our chosen routes. As he mentions he went straight up while I took Raven's Ridge. |
There was intermittent snow covering the trail up to the gate, but once on the ridge proper it was pretty much all snow. No issues as the snow was firm and crunchy. Crampons would have been nice in a few spots, but an extra toe kick made sure I had something to bite.
Once on Deception I took a few minutes to study the ridge to Lake as I've never been on it before. While studying it I noticed Jmoeesq on the final ridge to the summit. I put away one pole and pushed across.
I met up with Jmoeesq on top and hung for a while after he left before continuing on to Penitente.
About 3:30 to the summit.
|Posted Apr 24, 2012 3:59 pm|
|Jmoeesq||Bomber Weather |
Date Climbed: Apr 21, 2012
|Decided to make an attempt after a business trip to Pojuaque. Brought snowshoes and crampons b/c I live on East Coast and had no clue about conditions. Ended up carrying them but never using. Was good exercise with extra weight anyway and I felt better being prepared. Weather cooperated and was totally bomber. Barely a breeze on top. Not a cloud in sight. Took route up ski slopes b/c I was short on time. Made summit in 2:40, spent :35 on top and was down in 3:45 total time. Was an awesome climb and views were unbelievable! Ridge to summit was interesting--took some thought and concentration. I dropped down right a little in places to avoid some unacceptable exposure. Overall was wonderful time. Really glad I took the time to do it.|
|Posted Apr 24, 2012 8:19 am|
|donby||Re: Bomber Weather|
You beat me to it, again. :-)
It was nice talking with you on the summit.
|Posted Apr 24, 2012 3:47 pm|
|Jmoeesq||Re: Bomber Weather|
|LOL! By a hair again though! :-) I enjoyed talking to you as well. It was nice to have company up there. Jason|
|Posted Apr 24, 2012 11:17 pm|
|pattond||Run with Jesse|
|Ran up with my buddy Jesse|
|Posted Jan 12, 2012 7:12 pm|
|Posted Jul 27, 2010 5:34 am|
|Liba Kopeckova||Nice hike|
|I hiked this peak several times in the past... A nice hike with an easy scramble... New Mexico Hiking book describes is as difficult, but I don't think so. I usually get up and down in less than 3 hrs, and take time for photos.|
|Posted Jun 19, 2010 9:55 am|
|asaking11||Raven's Ridge |
Date Climbed: Oct 17, 2009
|Hiked up to Lake Peak, beautiful views, and then hiked over to Penitente Peak. I did this whole hike car-to-car in 4.5 hours, and I thought I was doing way awesome until I saw a couple of guys running up the trail.|
|Posted Oct 17, 2009 7:56 pm|
|Dennis Poulin||With Santa Fe Baldy |
Date Climbed: Oct 6, 2009
|Nice long hike.|
|Posted Oct 13, 2009 1:51 pm|
|Epica||Last peak for Wiley.... |
Date Climbed: Oct 19, 2008
|I was training for climbing in Ecuador and the day after climbing Santa Fe Baldy, I headed up Lake Peak. It was cool to see where I had been the day before. It was also the last mountain for my sweet dog Wiley.... he died 9 months later.|
|Posted Sep 22, 2009 12:01 am|
|Bark Eater||Fine summer day |
Date Climbed: Jun 5, 1991
|Awesome day trip from the ski area with our friends Linda and Fernando. Interesting melt formations in the snow remaining up on the ridge top. Beautiful day!|
|Posted Aug 17, 2009 12:54 pm|
|wbass||Trio of Sangre |
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2009
|This is one of the more understated of the southern Sangre peaks. Most are rounded (like Penitente or Deception) or easy to climb and Lake has some actual scrambling and route finding. No clouds, no wind, wonderful day. We came up from Deception, then onto Penitente and back via Winsor.|
|Posted Aug 3, 2009 10:33 pm|
|went there to ski it, but did not. Steper than I thought.|
|Posted Jul 30, 2009 3:00 pm|
|strudolyubov||Winter climb via Ravens/SW Ridge |
Date Climbed: Jan 24, 2009
|Solo winter climb via Ravens/Southwest Ridge. Hard snow and some ice. Returned over the ridge and false summit. One of my local favorites: its been my second winter summit, ~10'th overall. Windy, limited visibility, but not cold.|
11/17/2007: Direct solo ascent of West Face of Lake Peak from Nambe Lake. On the way back downclimbed the gully between Lake and Deception Peaks.
10/25/2008: Solo Deception-Lake-Penitente-Santa Fe Baldy loop day hike from Santa Fe Ski Area parking. Nice weather, gorgeous views.
01/31/2009: Solo winter climb of Lake Peak via Ravens Ridge/SW Ridge and traverse to Penitente Peak. Nice bluebird day, incredible views!
11/12/2011: Solo climb of Lake Peak via SW Ridge in winter conditions. Nice weather, great views.
01/15/2012: Solo winter climb via Ravens/SW Ridge route. Clear, windy day. Wind and snow made "catwalk" section interesting. Nice view from the summit and the ridge.
01/29/2012: Solo winter traverse of Lake Peak. Ascended Ravens Ridge to Deception Peak, traversed to the summit of Lake Peak and descended the North Ridge of Lake Peak to Windsor Trail. Nice winter day, great climb.
|Posted Jan 24, 2009 8:57 pm|
|scooter12ga||Exploration and Summit |
Date Climbed: Nov 9, 2008
|Climbed via Windsor trail to the wilderness boundry, etc... etc... Scouted campsites for an altitude acclimatization weekend in January before I go to Aconcagua. Excited to go back in the winter. This is my new favorite summit near ABQ.|
|Posted Nov 11, 2008 7:32 pm|
|seano||Raven's ridge |
Date Climbed: Jan 1, 2008
|Fun climb in snowshoes, almost as much fun as sliding past beginners on the way down the ski hill.|
|Posted Sep 5, 2008 2:30 pm|