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Foxy Long BottomsHourglass   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2013

Foxy Long Bottoms

Hourglass Ridge with a descent to the steep, bouldery south east. Done in a day from Wild Basin. I agree with Kane. The route feels 2+.
Posted Aug 24, 2013 10:49 pm

wmollandHourglass  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 19, 2012

wmolland

Up the ridge then onto Chiefshead. A fine scramble!
Posted Jun 28, 2012 12:30 pm

mikekadowUp Hourglass down Boulder Grand Pass  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2007

mikekadow

Camped solo at Siskin campsite, rounded through Lion Lakes and Snowbank Lake. Gorgeous views and a great enjoyable hike overall. Up Alice, over to Pilot, and descended Boulder Grand Pass. Boulder Grand Pass was snow covered and I wished I had crampons as glissading down could have gotten out of control in a hurry. I hugged the eastside all the way down.
Met two guys at Thunder Lake - they were the only people I saw all day.
All in all, it was a fantastic trip that I would love to take some friends through. Camping the day before afforded me a hike to Ouzel and Bluebird Lake. Hit Ouzel Falls on the way out, as I took the unimproved trail in. There is a trail to get atop Ouzel Falls on the east side.
*Above Snowbank Lake there are a couple drainages to filter water before ascending Alice.
Posted Dec 15, 2011 10:14 pm

Brian KaletTriple Crown  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2010

Brian Kalet

With McHenrys & Chiefs Head.
Posted Sep 7, 2010 1:18 am

JoeyBagoDonutsVia Boulder-Grand Pass  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2010

JoeyBagoDonuts

A quiet day by myself with one of my favorite mountains in The Park.
Posted Aug 8, 2010 10:19 pm

ripper333hourglass ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2010
nice views.. the lakes below (lion 1/2,snowbank) are gorgeous. incredibly lush with wildflowers galore. the highlight of the day was first thing in the am running into a bear who decided to rip a tree out of the ground and then split it in half! an incredible sight.
Posted Jul 28, 2010 10:56 am

SarahThompsonRabbit Hole Couloir  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 19, 2010

SarahThompson

Climbed the interesting Rabbit Hole Couloir (aka S Couloir) on the northeast face. Descended Hourglass Ridge. Long day but well worth it.
Posted Jun 19, 2010 8:48 pm

NelsonHourglass to Boulder-Grand  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2009

Nelson

Enjoyable hike with SP'er brenta. Lion Lakes area is spectacular and deserves return visits. Agree with others that Hourglass ascent route is easier and less exposed than some guidebooks suggest. Boulder-Grand Pass descent is tedious loose scree, but not very long. Took us exactly 12 hours car-to-car. Great day.
Posted Aug 15, 2009 1:27 pm

argothorSouth Ridge ascent - Hourglass descent  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2009

argothor

Hiked up to Thunder Lake and set up camp. The next morning hiked up past Lake of Many Winds to the Boulder-Grand Pass. Then headed up the relatively gentle southern slopes. After saying hello to some marmots at the summit, headed down the steep northern face and headed across the Hourglass Ridge. Eat lunch in the saddle between Alice and Chiefs Head. Shared the saddle with 6 male Bighorn Sheep. Had planned on doing Chiefs Head as well but the weather wasn't cooperating. So headed down the ridge towards Lion Lakes, but instead of returning to Thunder Lakes via the established trails we headed to the small unnamed lake above Fan Falls, which by the way is quite beautiful. Thought about heading down beside the falls but way too difficult, so we headed down the gully just to the west and then brushcrashed back to Thunder Lake. Hiked out the following day.
Posted Jul 28, 2009 10:26 am

ash80From Lion Lakes>Thunder lake loop  Sucess!

ash80

The most incredible hike I ever did. The Lion Lakes were incredible. This trip took quite a few hours as it is a lot of miles but will never be forgotten
Posted Feb 16, 2009 11:53 pm

tomlaurenAlice - Pilot  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2008

tomlauren

Hiked both peaks after a camp at the North Saint Vrain backcountry campsite. This was one of the most beautiful hikes of my life, passing by two waterfalls (Trio Falls and Fan Falls) and four lakes (Lion Lake Number 1, Lion Lake Number 2, Snowbank Lake, and unnamed lake above Fan Falls).
Posted Jul 28, 2008 6:24 pm

slowpokeFrom the Pass  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2008

slowpoke

Combined with East Ridge of Tanima; climbed from the Pass and descended via Southeast Slopes.
Posted Jul 27, 2008 8:26 pm

Timothy PearlUp hourglass, down Boulder-Grand  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2007

Timothy Pearl

Hourglass section is a walk. Definitely a nice area, but the climb is not as exciting/exposed as it is described. North face is a fun huff-and-puff scurry. Running shoes were ideal, the trail is far too long to lug along solid boots. 9.5 hours.
Posted Aug 19, 2007 8:49 am

thebeave7Hourglass/Boulder Grand Pass  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2007

thebeave7

A nice training run in a beautiful setting. Agree that the standard route up the hourglass has little class 3, though some can be found on the extreme right of the ridge. Boulder grand pass has a snow free passage down it, no gear required.
Posted Jul 15, 2007 1:48 am

KaneHourglass Ridge

Kane

Huge mountain. Combines well with Chiefs Head. Hourglass isn't much a a 3rd class climb, more like a class 2+. A little messier than I anticipated too. Great Mountain.
Posted Jan 12, 2007 8:33 pm

boisedoclong day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 10, 1988

boisedoc

The best peak in the wild basin area. Lots of lakes en route. Pretty long day.
Posted Jul 19, 2006 4:37 am

Mountain JimFrom Sand Beach Trailhead  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 11, 1971

Mountain Jim

Total ascents = 2. First time from the Sand beach Lake Trailhead via Mount Orton & Chiefshead. 2nd time from Thunder Lake camp via Pilot Mountain.
Posted Mar 5, 2006 2:13 am

Snidely WhiplashRoute Climbed: Boulder Grand Pass from Thunder Lake  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 16, 1974

Snidely Whiplash

Beautiful Peak. Neat snow traverse above Lake of the Many Winds.
Posted Feb 23, 2006 4:40 pm

NanitaDRoute Climbed: From Thunder Lake
Date Climbed: Aug 28, 1997

NanitaD

Alice sits in a great location for fantasic views. Camped at Thunder lake and climbed Pilot and Alice on this trip.
Posted Feb 11, 2006 2:10 pm

jennakateRoute Climbed: Ascended Boulder Grand Pass, Descended Hourglass Ridge Date Climbed: July 23, 2005  Sucess!

jennakate

Wonderful tour of Wild Basin area
Posted Sep 30, 2005 9:33 pm

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