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iditarod81Beat the weather.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 9, 2009

iditarod81

Summited with Democrat, Cameron and Bross from Kite Lake.
Posted Sep 15, 2009 1:15 pm

McCannsterDecalibron  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2009

McCannster

Lincoln was the coolest of the 4 summits. By now (9am) the sun was very bright and warming up the mountain. It felt very nice. Only about 15 minutes from Cameron.
Posted Sep 7, 2009 6:06 pm

sevenviiDecalibron  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2009

sevenvii

From Kite Lake campground.
TH 5:15, Democrat summit 6:22, Demo-Cam Saddle 7:43, Cameron 8:30, Lincoln 8:50, Bross 9:49, Kite lake 11:15.
Beat the huge crowds by leaving at 5 a.m. on the busy Labor day Sunday. Was funny watching from the top of Lincoln as the herd was heading up Democrat. Nice folks, great weather and some idiot has a nice Toyota Tundra buried to the axles on the side of Bross's hiking trail, ouch!
Posted Sep 7, 2009 5:33 pm

seanofrom Cameron  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2009

seano

High-altitude, four-peak stroll.
Posted Sep 7, 2009 9:27 am

IngmanDecalibron  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 29, 2009

Ingman

w/ B. Gibbs

TH 8:30am, Democrat 10:00am, Cameron 11:15am,
Lincoln 11:45am, Bross 12:15pm, TH 1:00pm

Struck by lightning on Bross.
Posted Aug 29, 2009 8:45 pm

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

Brandon Fuller

3 hours
Posted Aug 25, 2009 11:03 pm

VermontMikeDecalibron  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2009

VermontMike

nice easy jaunt up Lincoln from Cameron!
Posted Aug 24, 2009 9:18 pm

omahikerFrom Quartzville Trailhead  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2009

omahiker

Beautiful hike up with very little traffic. My friend's first 14er.
Posted Aug 19, 2009 10:38 pm

MattKLincoln  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2009

MattK

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 8:39 am

Ken DammenDecalibron  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2009

Ken Dammen

#3 of 4 for the Day. Fun little class 2 section.
Posted Aug 11, 2009 9:35 pm

JoeyBagoDonutsDecalibron  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2009

JoeyBagoDonuts

cruisin...
Posted Aug 8, 2009 9:54 am

brucegDemocrat-Lincoln-Bross  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 27, 1989

bruceg

Colorado! Where else can an "average" hiker climb 3 Fourteeners in a day? A great day.
Posted Jul 31, 2009 3:05 pm

mountainloverCOWindy day on the Decalibron  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2009

mountainloverCO

Made it to Lincoln about an hour and a half after leaving the summit of Democrat. Lincoln was my fave mountain of the four featuring a fun little final pitch to the summit and some intense drop-offs from the ridge. More enjoyabl and scenic than I expected!
Posted Jul 19, 2009 9:22 pm

lloydLincoln-Democrat  Sucess!

lloyd

Lincoln and Democrat in a day. Tired feet. Found a pick-axe!
Posted Jul 19, 2009 6:00 pm

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

Alex Wood

Did Democrat, Cameron, Lincoln, and Bross from Kite Lake. Pretty crowed all around. Then we went and did Quandary afterward. Great day
Posted Jul 19, 2009 2:31 pm

Liba Kopeckovafrom Kite's Lake  Sucess!

Liba Kopeckova

done together with Bross, Democrat, and Cameron.
Posted Jul 8, 2009 4:28 am

ShayleeLincoln  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2009

Shaylee

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 11:06 pm

KesslerLincoln  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2009

Kessler

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 10:54 pm

ScottLincoln  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2009

Scott

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 10:34 pm

GrampahawkFinally no rain  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2009

Grampahawk

Bagged Democrat, Lincoln, Cameron, and Bross. We finally had a gorgeous day after 4 days of rain.
Posted Jul 5, 2009 10:25 am

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