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ajberryGot a lift up the road - yay!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2014

ajberry

And, for about half it, down the road... With Megan Berry. A dull hike on the main drag somewhat enlivened by coming off down the ridge and over "Tigger Pk".
Posted Jul 13, 2014 9:11 am

TonkaA beauty from a distance.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2014

Tonka

What a great mountain from a distance but once on that non-stop boulder/talus pile it's not that impressive. Good day, nice weather and redemtion because we were weathered out in May. Not a peak I need to go up again though.
Posted Jul 10, 2014 2:38 am

BradBartickHell hath no fury...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2014

BradBartick

...Like a 14er in a summer storm. Summited at 11am under mostly clear skies. One hour later it was black skies, thunder, lightening, and then marble hail for at least 30 minutes. Felt bad for the people standing on the summit in it, two of which appeared to be rocking Nike minimalist gym shoes and no jackets. To each their own. It was 41 degrees when we got back to the car, 4k feet below the summit. I should mention that I took a 2wd 4runner to the radio towers at 10.5k feet. They say the road is 4wd, but all that is required is decent clearance. It was not a terrible drive as long as it was dry. Descending on two inches of hail was less enjoyable, but still made it fine.
Posted Jul 4, 2014 7:38 pm

MadGrad96Princeton  Sucess!

MadGrad96

Third time is a charm (stormed off due to weather)
Posted Nov 1, 2013 7:57 am

DanielLBlack Friday outing  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 23, 2012

DanielL

Climbed Princeton and Tigger from the radio towers. Great views and weather!
Posted Oct 5, 2013 3:26 pm

Midlife MountaineerAwesome day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2013

Midlife Mountaineer

Awesome day! but then again, any day on a Co 14er is awesome. This is # 21...wish I lived here.
Posted Jul 10, 2013 5:59 pm

PeakbugClear day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2011

Peakbug

With rkymtn after camping out in the truck.
Posted Jul 7, 2013 5:25 pm

MissHNo more postholing!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 8, 2013

MissH

Pleased to say no need for spikes and no more postholing! Road was quite accessible in my Outback. Car-camped just past the communication towers. Very windy when you get over that first ridge, but then the wind dissipated. Windy again when I descended, at the same place, makes me wonder if it's one of those wind tunnel phenomena there - so hang in there if it happens to you! Great day otherwise, and the summer hikers are coming out now - busiest summit I've had all year so far (except for Pikes).
Posted Jun 8, 2013 8:18 pm

skyward22E Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 12, 2012

skyward22

solo in September, an easy hike with the pretty Aspen leaves changed in full yellow and a few inches of snow towards the summit.
Posted Jan 15, 2013 3:11 am

Fletchw/ some great friends  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 24, 2012

Fletch

almost got the car stuck, but no big deal...
Posted Dec 28, 2012 4:34 pm

telemarkdudeNice Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 3, 1999

telemarkdude

Super quick hike up and down. Will come back with my skis!
Posted Nov 22, 2012 11:20 pm

BergerFrom the top of the road  Sucess!

Berger

Success
Posted Nov 4, 2012 7:33 pm

milanFrom the radio towers  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 30, 2008
This is one of the most majestic peaks ever. I love the view from 285..
Posted Oct 18, 2012 6:07 pm

nickkarlTowers  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2012

nickkarl

Climbed from the towers with Brian. Nice day till the thunderstorms came. Nice calf cramp on the descent and the flickering of electricity in the trekking poles was scary...but otherwise fun trip.
Posted Jul 3, 2012 1:17 pm

DerekFreedWith Tigger Pk  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2009

DerekFreed

From the radio towers. Caught a nice sunrise from the saddle of Tigger and Princeton. Nice weather.
Posted Mar 30, 2012 2:07 pm

Matt LemkeWinter ascent...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 10, 2012

Matt Lemke

via the Mt. Princeton Road. Beautiful calm day
Posted Mar 10, 2012 11:46 pm

Ken DammenStandard Route from the radio Towers  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 6, 2011

Ken Dammen

Climbed this with Dustin Kelley and Matt J. It was still winter on this climb. Lots of snow and some wet slab avy danger. It was very cold and windy at the top.
Posted Nov 1, 2011 3:00 pm

xpdaPrinceton  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 24, 1997

xpda

1988 Solo. Hailed.
8-24-97 with Jerry J and Paul, Again
9-5-99 with Cathy and Leann.
Posted Oct 29, 2011 12:47 pm

Ted EliasonWorst 14er  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2003

Ted Eliason

A miserable hump over large loose talus. Will only return at deepest snowpack towards the end of winter, with skiis.
Posted Oct 12, 2011 3:26 pm

PhenomenalWomanEh.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2011

PhenomenalWoman

Was planning for Ellingwood Ridge on La Plata, so it's not surprising when the late June snow forced me south to Princeton that it was less than epic. Nothing special, but still happy to reach the top!
Posted Sep 26, 2011 10:40 pm

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