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Brandon FullerThe Decalibron  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2009

Brandon Fuller

3 hours
Posted Aug 25, 2009 11:04 pm

MattKCameron  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2009


Wife, dog and I. From Bross completed the loop to Cameron. Decided to bail as I needed to get home a replace the muffler that had parted company from our car and required us to park waaaayy down the road.
Posted Aug 13, 2009 8:41 am

Ken DammenDecalibron  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2009

Ken Dammen

#2 of 4 for the Day. Nice hike.
Posted Aug 11, 2009 9:34 pm

JoeyBagoDonutsDecalibron  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2009


I agree... It counts. Its still a mountain and a summit.
Posted Aug 8, 2009 9:56 am

mountainloverCODecalibron  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2009


This one definitely felt like a separate 14er while hiking up from the Democrat saddle. Quite a workout! Definitely enjoyed Cameron even though it doesn't officially rank.
Posted Jul 19, 2009 9:18 pm

Alex WoodThe Four  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2009

Alex Wood

Cool summit even if it isn't a "legit" 14er. We did the Decalibron that day and then went on to do Quandary next. Great day
Posted Jul 19, 2009 2:36 pm

Liba Kopeckovatogether with Bross, Democrat, Lincoln  Sucess!

Liba Kopeckova

I guess this one is not an official fourteeners, but it was on the way. So, why not to walk over the top...
Posted Jul 10, 2009 8:58 am

GrampahawkBeautiful day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2009


Did this with Democrat, Lincoln, and Bross. It was a nice change after being in the rain for 4 days and failing to summit Holy Cross due to poor weather.
Posted Jul 6, 2009 9:25 am

ShayleeCameron  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2009


I climbed the peak with my mom, dad and brother on July 4 2009. See the 2009 Trip Log for details.
Posted Jul 5, 2009 11:05 pm

KesslerCameron  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2009


I climbed the peak with my mom, dad and sister on July 4 2009. See the 2009 Trip Log for details.
Posted Jul 5, 2009 10:56 pm

ScottCameron  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2009


Kimberly, Shaylee, Kimberly and I set off to climb Mount Democrat, Mount Cameron, and Mount Lincoln.

It was a rough night before and the evening of July 3 was very windy. The tent kept blowing down at Kite Lake which was above timberline. We had left our smaller low profile tents home because at the time we weren’t thinking of camping at Kite Lake and it was a last minute decision (and a not very good one). After several trial and error experiences keeping the tent from blowing away we finally got it anchored down good, but a big gust bent the poles and ripped the tent making it unusable. We spent a long night squished in the vehicles.

After waking up after a not-so-restful night we set off for the Cameron/Democrat Saddle. We climbed to the saddle and rested, making the trip in a fast (for a five year old) 1.5 hours. I let the kids decided if they wanted to climb Democrat or Lincoln first and they wanted to Lincoln first since it was the highest. We make the nice ridge over Cameron (which is only an “unofficial peak” because it doesn’t have enough rise over the connecting saddle to be a real peak) and over to Lincoln and reached the summit in about 3 hours from Kite Lake. It was still too early for lunch so we had a long snack.

It was somewhat cloudy to the west so we decided to forego Democrat and head down a secondary route near Mount Bross. We had at first planned to skip that summit (the opened section of the trail bypasses 100 feet below the summit), but I met a group of hikers returning from Mount Bross that explained that some of the owners of the mining claims were up there in vehicles (there is a private jeep road up there from the west side of Bross) and were granting hikers permission to summit the peak. I ran ahead to talk to them, but could see them heading back in their vehicles just before I reached the junction. We asked another of hikers if they had talked to the people in the vehicles and they said no. It was snowing lightly, but there was no sign or sound of thunder so we went over the summit of Bross and down the monotonous scree slope and back to Kite Lake. The round trip was a fast 5.5 hours Kite Lake to Kite Lake.

Lincoln was a nice climb and a pretty one, but my original thoughts on Bross remain (I had climbed the peak in February 2005). Bross is still a monotonous pile of scree with few redeeming traits. Lincoln was the highlight of the trip and other than the blown apart tent the night before, the climb was a good one.
Posted Jul 5, 2009 10:33 pm

noahs213Is this the summit?  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2009


Climbed all 4 summits. Overall easy climbs except the fact I got sick. There all very fun! and oh ya. The summit is very interesting.
Posted Jun 29, 2009 10:35 pm

slowpoke2nd in Kite Lake Loop  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2009


Hiked with Democrat, Lincoln and Bross
Posted Jun 28, 2009 9:52 pm

farrisglCameron, Lincoln, Democrat, and Bross  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 11, 1987


Hiked the 4 peaks an a really clear Colorado day. Nice day outing.
Posted Mar 4, 2009 1:31 am

KieferBrutally windy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 2, 2009


Coming off Democrat with intentions for Lincoln but bailed on Cameron due to the severe winds. Actually had to sit down for almost 10 minutes...simply couldn't stand.
Posted Jan 3, 2009 3:19 am

Steve LarsonDecalibron  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 21, 2008

Steve Larson

Gale-force winds on top. I didn't even slow down on my way to Lincoln.
Posted Nov 22, 2008 1:41 am

heather14Decalibron  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 14, 2008


Felt like February.....postholing in snow to my knees and extremely strong winds.
Posted Sep 14, 2008 7:47 pm

AspenAgainst the Wind  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2008


It was a wild windy day and the 20 lbs. of rocks I had placed in my backpack helped A LOT considering I'm only 119 lbs. LoL! I didn't realize Cameron's summit has so flat a curvature till I stood on it...a major contrast compared to Lincoln and Democrat.

Posted Aug 28, 2008 3:20 am

PivvayHappy Anniversary  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2007


Happy 3rd wedding anniversary to Chris and Marni on the DeCaliBron. Rainy weather on and off all day but never any thunderstorms.
Posted Aug 21, 2008 10:34 am

BigRobPassing through  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2008


Just passing between Democrat and Lincoln.
Posted Aug 19, 2008 8:06 pm

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