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mattpayne11No problemo  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2009

mattpayne11

# 16 for the year - used the East Slopes Route - good fall colors were starting.
Posted Sep 2, 2009 2:01 am

PellucidWombatGetting back in shape  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2009

PellucidWombat

I hadn't exercised at all for the past 3 months and had gained 15 lbs while working in Qatar. This was my first outing since then, and it worked out very nicely with a 2:40 hrs summit time! Nice views from the summit.
Posted Sep 1, 2009 4:42 pm

rocky29octChecked  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2006

rocky29oct

Yesssssss finally done. had a bid @$$ blister on feet. speed was very slow but finally reached at the top and came back safely.
Posted Aug 31, 2009 7:09 pm

dandrewAfternoon hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2009

dandrew

Drove up from Albuquerque in the morning, met some friends who had driven in from Utah, started hiking at about 2:45 pm and made it to the summit to see the sunset. It was my first 14er, but hopefully not the last.
Posted Aug 30, 2009 5:03 pm

jjcrow99Perfect Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2009

jjcrow99

Perfect day for a summit.
Posted Aug 28, 2009 2:38 pm

lanagordonJust Shadow and Me  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2009

lanagordon

First solo trip with just Shadow!
Posted Aug 23, 2009 10:13 pm

BeataElbert  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2009

Beata

:)
Posted Aug 21, 2009 8:08 am

Ariosummit nap  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2002

Ario

arrived at the trailhead late, started late, finished late !
Posted Aug 13, 2009 3:27 am

Dangers PopN/E Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2009

Dangers Pop

Great hike with Hootie. 2:48 from the car. Weather rolled in while on the summit. Things change quickly in the Rockies!
Posted Aug 9, 2009 2:32 pm

msihlMt. Elbert via South Mt. Elbert Trail   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2009

msihl

Climbed with Christoph and Guy. Started at 9 am a little above South Mt. Elbert trailhead, summited 12.45 pm. Thunder storm rolling in immediately after reaching the summit, so we had to run down....easy walk-up, but I felt the altitude more than usual, maybe due to very bad sunburn I got the day before.
Posted Aug 7, 2009 11:08 am

395guythird state highpoint with my son  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2009

395guy

Hiked this with my 10yo son on Saturday, 4th of July. Our 3rd state highpoint in a 6-day span (also AZ & NM). We had planned to hike this on Friday the 3rd, but it was raining in the morning so we postponed the hike. There was quite a parade of people going up the trail on the 4th of July.
Posted Aug 6, 2009 10:58 pm

GMagieMt Elbert  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 3, 1974
Drove from Kansas all night Thur to reach the trailhead on Friday morning. Was hoping to get adjusted to the altitude that Fri & do the actual summitting on Sat, July 4th. But got greedy & found other flatlanders trying to make their way up. Got motivated & summitted on the same day. Was a beautiful day & a beautiful hike.
Posted Aug 5, 2009 9:55 am

MScholesWindy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2009

MScholes

2nd time of the week - had to go back to get clear views up top. Beautiful clear day but wind in early morning was absolutely brutal, but great day nonetheless.
Posted Aug 2, 2009 12:36 pm

pyergerElbert  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 8, 2010

pyerger

Climbed South face with friend Larry, and south east ridge with Nancy.
Posted Jul 31, 2009 3:01 pm

brucegColorado's highest!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 2, 1989

bruceg

Good climb
Posted Jul 30, 2009 8:31 pm

Wiktoria PlawskaElbert Walk  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2009

Wiktoria Plawska

A gentle giant, a very tall hill. It seems we only climbed it for height. No real exposure or scrambling, but this is one that you have to do, Colorado's highpoint!
Summited at around 11 a.m. or 11:40 a.m.
Were on the trail head 7:30 a.m.
It snowed some on the top, but no thunder, many marmots.
Wiktoria
Posted Jul 30, 2009 1:29 pm

derbillyCO HP  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 29, 2009

derbilly

Fairly easy dayhike completed with my brothers. Excellent views from Colorado's highest.
Posted Jul 29, 2009 3:37 am

slowpokenorth elbert trail head  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2009

slowpoke

took the standard route and had a tougher time than usual. gotta get more than 3 hours of sleep before heading out on something like this.
Posted Jul 26, 2009 1:01 am

ericwillhiteToo Easy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2008

ericwillhite

Back in the hotel room in Leadville before my family even woke up. Pictures and info at http://www.willhiteweb.com/state_highpoint/colorado/mount_elbert_197.htm
Posted Jul 24, 2009 2:55 am

skorpeoeating and drinking made for a good day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2009

skorpeo

I stopped evey hour and ate a PBandJ sandwich and guzzled sport drink (I brought a gallon of water). Made the day very pleasant. Great views from the top of course. 3 1/2 hours on the way up and 2 3/4 down.
Posted Jul 23, 2009 11:20 pm

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