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AsphazellDry Conditions  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 20, 2006


Climbed with Altitude 14er & Lil. Was a great day out....sun with a little bean bag snowstorm for the summit =)
Posted Jun 2, 2006 1:32 pm

altitude14erWhere's the Snow?!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 20, 2006


Climbed with SPer "asphazell" and Lil. The storms didn't move in until we stood on the summit. Not much snow in the Southern Sawatch this year..
Posted May 21, 2006 6:49 pm

Brad SniderAlone All Day!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 7, 2006

Brad Snider

Reached the summit at 8:40 in the morning, then went over and tagged Cronin Peak as well. Beautiful day and not another soul within sight!
Posted May 8, 2006 11:38 pm

chicagotransplantEaster Basket  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 16, 2006


As gurlyclimber said, we sort of invented our own way up this mountain using a combination of the road, grassy slopes, snow filled gullies, steep talus, and exposed ridge scrambling. Seeing as it was Easter, I just thought "Easter Basket" was the best way to describe this fun alternate route. Except for the postholing at the end of the day, this was in our opinion the perfect way to climb this peak. Get it before the gullies melt and you can avoid the switchbacks on the road!
Posted Apr 17, 2006 3:28 pm

Foxy Long BottomsEaster Basket  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 16, 2006

Foxy Long Bottoms

Easter Basket isn't really a route name but chicagotransplant appropriately named it so since our way up was a mixed "basket" of climbing styles, roads and events. We started at the bottom of the road, headed upward on some snow slopes, tried to make the class II more exposed and fun and miserably post-holed our way back down. All in all, a great day. We had the entire peak to ourselves all day long. April is the PERFECT time to summit this peak.
Posted Apr 17, 2006 2:23 pm

km_donovanBrowns Creek Trailhead  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2002


An easy day from Browns Lake. It was a long walk out back to the trail head.
Posted Apr 16, 2006 2:31 pm

Mountain JimWest Slopes  Sucess!

Mountain Jim

Too bad there's been so much mining activity in the area ... but a nice summit. nonetheless.
Posted Mar 20, 2006 2:53 am

markhyamsW Slopes  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 9, 2003


Hiked all the way up from the 2WD parking. Quite an early-season workout.
Posted Mar 4, 2006 8:14 pm

markhyamsW Slopes  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 30, 1996


Solo. Full winter conditions. I camped at treeline and read Brave New World that night and freaked myself out. The next day a few inches of new snow and 0 degrees F, but otherwise total beauty.
Posted Mar 4, 2006 8:08 pm

KieferRoute Climbed: West Slopes Date Climbed: August 2000  Sucess!


We drove to probably a little over 11,000ft. (something I'm usually not keen on doing. I prefer to summit mtns. traditionally, alpine style) and started hiking. I had my sisters husband (Kevin) with me so it was unstandable driving that far up. But we had a good time. Pretty easy mtn. with good weather.
Posted Jan 24, 2006 2:34 pm

1mverticalRoute Climbed: West Slopes Date Climbed: June 23, 2003  Sucess!


Other than 1 major creek crossing, the route is very easy. Pretty much just follow the jeep trail.
Posted Jan 4, 2006 5:11 pm

LSRoute Climbed: standard Date Climbed: 30-aug-2005  Sucess!


See the trip-report here: http://distantpeak.com/web/mountains/n-america/mount_antero
Posted Dec 26, 2005 4:36 pm

Bob SihlerRoute Climbed: 4wd road from 13,500' Date Climbed: August 11, 2005  Sucess!

Bob Sihler

I have no qualms with long hikes involving 4000'+ of elevation gain, but why hike if you can drive? My 2005 Xterra made this an easy trip and a more comfortable one since fog and rain visited intermittently all day.

Posted Sep 30, 2005 11:04 pm

charles97Route Climbed: Standard Date Climbed: Sept. 5, 2005  Sucess!


Kind of a miserable day. Started the hike at the fork in the road at 10,800 feet. Had I known how far the road went, I would have driven up farther. Lots of road hiking. Yuck. Thankfully the rain let up after a few hours.

Uneventful hike except that the crappy road up the mountain bounced my battery terminal off the car battery. Gave me quite a scare when I couldn't start the car after the hike.
Posted Sep 16, 2005 7:59 pm

Brian KaletRoute Climbed: West Slopes (standard) Date Climbed: September 11, 2005  Sucess!

Brian Kalet

We started from Route 162.
Posted Sep 12, 2005 1:08 pm

ktiffany22Route Climbed: West Slopes (standard) Date Climbed: September 4,2005  Sucess!


We HIKED the road (to gain the 3,000+ feet elevation rule)... MANY vehicles passed us... but we were still the first to summit that day!:-) A nice trail leads from the road up 500 elev to the summit... a little windy at times, but enjoyed it as always! On the way day there were people everywhere "digging for gems."
Posted Sep 5, 2005 12:08 am

odysseusRoute Climbed: Baldwin Gulch Date Climbed: August 23, 2005  Sucess!


Drove to timberline over the absolute worst 4WD road I have ever been over. Hiked up the road with Mountain Girl to about 13,800 where a full scale mining operation was going on. A nice finish over the spine to the summit pitch. This was 14er number 22 for me.
Posted Aug 28, 2005 4:42 pm

Woodie HopperRoute Climbed: West slopes Date Climbed: May '05  Sucess!

Woodie Hopper

Nice glissade to avoid many switchbacks.
Posted Aug 25, 2005 9:37 am

doumallRoute Climbed: West Slopes Date Climbed: July, 5 2005  Sucess!


30th 14er!
Posted Jul 13, 2005 2:39 pm

CWFryRoute Climbed: West Slopes Date Climbed: 7/10/05  Sucess!


A long schlog from Rt. 162 and more of an introduction to prospecting culture than I expected. Fun day on the massif, however.
Posted Jul 11, 2005 5:01 pm

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