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NNourianRoute Climbed: Scramble  Sucess!


Solid rock, perfect for scrambling. Great views on a clear day
Posted Oct 10, 2016 8:50 pm

kyle_canadoreSolo  Sucess!
Great scramble, and 360 view
Posted Apr 14, 2013 6:38 pm

Old School WBGreat solo trip   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 9, 1993

Old School WB

It was my first solo summit and also my first solo 10,000 feet plus peak. I scrambled in perfect weather and had the whole approach and mountain to myself, ideal day for soloing.

Posted Jan 23, 2012 3:15 pm

Linda BretonBusy Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2007

Linda Breton

Chester is a very rubbly mountain, even by Rockies standards. Not a lot of hands-on scrambling, but the views are great from the narrow summit.
Posted Jan 29, 2008 8:15 pm

MtnMagicScramble twice  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 5, 1999


A favorite of mine, climbed it twice. Once in 1999 and another time in 2003. A great peak to bring relative novices out to discover the mountains. More than a walk up, this peak offers interesting scrambling but without too much exposure.
Posted Oct 21, 2007 9:46 pm

kcoderreThank Goodness for Snow!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 24, 2007


Great Scramble! Luckily there was still lots of snow in the chute up the the col, so we didn't have to fight the scree. Above the col the snow was a lot less helpful and a dangerous looking cornice was still frantically hanging on to the summit ridge, thus we did not risk walking on it to find the summit cairn. Had great weather. Started out at 10:00 were on the summit at 2:15 and were back to the car at 5:15. My Dad did great on his first scramble at 58 years of age!
Posted Jun 27, 2007 2:20 pm

Jean Paul SamsonToo Hot to Climb?  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2006
It was a fantastic, hot day in early September. Ran into two parties of two descending from the col. One guy thought me crazy to try ascending in the heat of the afternoon. Started at noon, topped out at 4:45 p.m., back at the trailhead at 7:45 p.m.
Posted Oct 1, 2006 5:51 pm

William MarlerRoute Climbed: Southwest ridge Date Climbed: July 10th 2005  Sucess!

William Marler

Great scramble. Enjoyed the whole area. All types of weather on this day. But very enjoyable.
Posted Jul 18, 2005 12:54 pm

Dow WilliamsRoute Climbed: Scramble Date Climbed: September, 2003  Sucess!

Dow Williams

This is a local popular scramble and a decent ski area as well. There are many mountains to scramble back here including another popular outing, Fortress Mountain, but Chester is the shortest (I did the last 2500' in 1:20). Still a hump as everything in the Rockies is. I posted a trip report and my web site to the links for more info or pictures on my scramble. Thanks for adding it William!
Posted May 12, 2005 11:36 am

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