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SarahThompsonNorth & South Ridges  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 20, 2014


Years and years after it made my to do list, I finally payed my 1st visit to the Never Summer Range. Did a long, enjoyable loop on a perfect weather day over "Never Summer Peak", Lead Mountain, Hart Ridge, Mount Cirrus, Howard Mountain, Mount Cumulus, Mount Nimbus & Red Mountain.
Posted Sep 21, 2014 12:59 pm

wmollandCumulus from Opposition Creek  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2011


A nice route up the newly snow topped Mt. Cumulus. I was aiming to get over to Nimbus as well but the unconsolidated snow on the rocks as well as the namesake clouds on the horizon turned me around. Never the less a cool peak in a awesome range!
Posted Sep 21, 2011 3:13 pm

Brian Kalet6 Peaks  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2011

Brian Kalet

Daytripped with "Never Summer Peak", Lead Mountain, Hart Ridge, Mount Cirrus & Howard Mountain.
Posted Aug 29, 2011 11:59 am

boisedoclots of snow  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 10, 1988


in combo with Nimbus, good workout
Posted Dec 19, 2006 5:32 am

Mountain JimFrom Colorado River Trailhead  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 26, 1994

Mountain Jim

Should have done this a couple of weeks earlier when there was still enough snow to cover the loose rock of the Never Summers.
Posted May 7, 2006 1:21 am

NanitaDNanitaD  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 26, 1994


We hiked from the Colorado River trailhead to the Grand Ditch. Headed south to Opposition Creek then followed the ridge on the north side of the creek to the Cumulus summit ridge. The Never Summer Range is full of loose boulders and the ridge was no exception. We went from Cumulus to Mt. Nimbus
Posted Feb 18, 2006 9:29 pm

KaneRoute Climbed: south ridge? Date Climbed: May of 2005  Sucess!


I ascended the south ridge from Mount Nimbus and descended the nice west ridge back down into Opposition Basin. Maybe all that snow covered a lot of nasty downfall but I don't recall the descending bushwhack to be all that bad.

Cumulus has an more interesting name than most mountains, however I wish I could say the same about its route. A bit of a slog.

I did really enjoy my day up there. Lot's of solitude, and it was great exploring an area that I had never been in. I'll go back.
Posted Sep 21, 2005 10:12 am

smudgeRoute Climbed: North Ridge -- Traverse from Lead Mountain Date Climbed: sept 17, 2005  Sucess!


Awesome ridge, but, like Andy said, the descent was a bit rough...an elephant of a mountain...
Posted Sep 19, 2005 7:31 pm

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