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Livelife4SummitsRoute Climbed: via Southwest Ridge from Grouse Canyon Trailhead Date Climbed: August 13th, 2003  Sucess!

Livelife4Summits

I had to go out of my way and the find "the road less traveled" and thus I was in a remote canyon camping in the brush all alone. So it was to no surprise that I had a hard time finding a "path" the next morning as this barely used approach proved impossible to find. Not to mention, cairns being built in different directions by all kinds of previous climbers who decided to make their routes, the trail to take. Thus I was forced to pretty much go as high as I could and keep on moving until I couldn't go no more. After reaching Point 13,971 as shown on my topo, I was on the right track and had an easy time getting to the summit.
Posted Dec 29, 2005 2:59 am

LSRoute Climbed: standard Date Climbed: 29-aug-2005  Sucess!

LS

See the trip report here: http://distantpeak.com/web/mountains/n-america/mount_princeton
Posted Dec 26, 2005 4:27 pm

whatisisRoute Climbed: East ridge Date Climbed: August 18, 2004  Sucess!

whatisis

Made it to the top just as a storm came through. Took one picture and headed down (quickly).
Posted Nov 4, 2005 5:49 pm

indianhillstedRoute Climbed: East Ridge Date Climbed: August 2000  Sucess!
Great day....windless summit, no crowds.
Posted Oct 28, 2005 5:20 pm

altitude14erRoute Climbed: Mt. Princeton Road Approach Date Climbed: 06/12/2005  Sucess!

altitude14er

If you park at the start of the Mt. Princeton Road get ready for a long walk inhaling 4 wheel drive vehicle exhaust!
Posted Oct 5, 2005 10:33 pm

iceisniceRoute Climbed: traverse of yale, harvard, princeton Date Climbed: July '05  Sucess!

iceisnice

Boring hike.
Posted Oct 4, 2005 3:18 pm

jwproulxRoute Climbed: Grouse Creek Date Climbed: 16 July 2005  Sucess!

jwproulx

This route is just so beautiful. It's long, but fun the whole way up. We found almost no trail the whole day - up or down - but the bushwacking went just fine. At about 13,700' we waited as thunderstorms chased folks down the main route off the summit and then we had the summit to ourselves.
Posted Sep 6, 2005 8:08 pm

Woodie HopperRoute Climbed: East ridge Date Climbed: May '04  Sucess!

Woodie Hopper

Don't need 4WD to get to radio towers.

Posted Aug 25, 2005 9:30 am

shanahan96the princeton road, over and over

shanahan96

2/5/11- long winter climb up the princeton road(12.4 mi/5695' vertical, ~13.5 hrs). i forgot how horrid the never ending talus slog can be from tigger on. think i'm done with this mountain, or this particular route.

8/3/04- a beautiful mountain to behold from a distance, but up close it is just an unpleasant scree slog. save this one for winter folks!

jamie
Posted Aug 14, 2005 4:14 pm

myroneRoute Climbed: East Ridge Date Climbed: Sunday July 31, 2005  Sucess!

myrone

Started up at 6:42AM from about a mile below where the trail breaks from the road. Very few people on this trail passed two people at the ridge and proceeded to the summit at 8:36 which I had to myself for 20mins. Perfect weather just a whisper of a breeze and clear skies all around. Headed back down at 9:00AM and back to the car at 10:40 with a few groups of people coming up. My 15th 14'er and another beautiful Colorado morning. Sweet!!
Posted Aug 1, 2005 10:01 am

ktiffany22Route Climbed: East Ridge Date Climbed: July 30, 2005  Sucess!

ktiffany22

Can you say ROCKY? ...nothing like a day of hopping scree! The last 1,000 feet vertical will get your heart a pumpin! Met some nice people up there.... but I have a question, do you think it's okay to make cell phone calls from the top, have your dog poop and attack other dogs, and display a large rifle on your hip??? ....didn't think so. People, we hike to enjoy the beauty and get away from the noise and the ruckus, can I get an amen on this one?!:-)
Posted Jul 31, 2005 12:36 am

alpine masterRoute Climbed: East Slopes Date Climbed: Aug. 22nd 2003  Sucess!

alpine master

Climbed way hungover. Kind of boring since some of the hike is on a road.
Posted Jul 24, 2005 5:19 pm

jnoffsingerRoute Climbed: East Ridge Date Climbed: May 27, 2003  Sucess!

jnoffsinger

Long day in the boots, but wow what a view. #7 for me, but my first collegiate. A short visit on Tigger Peak was well worth the side trip. Shane, UJ, and Gawdun completed the journey.
Posted Jul 18, 2005 10:19 pm

Foxy Long BottomsRoute Climbed: East Ridge Date Climbed: 7/17/05  Sucess!

Foxy Long Bottoms

Started the hike from the top of the road. We traversed the ridgeline. By doing so, we avoided lots of people and got to see some pretty cool views along the way. Anyone know what the peak is that you hike up first to gaine the ridge up to Princeton? Please let me know. Thanks. Oh yeah. . .# 23 for me too.
Posted Jul 17, 2005 8:13 pm

skiitswitchRoute Climbed: Mt Princeton TH, East slopes Date Climbed: July 12, 2005  Sucess!

skiitswitch

Started at 11,000 just above the radio towers. Ate breakfast on top of the 4WD trail at 12,500 and came back down to hike. There is only one spot on the trail that really requires 4WD and high clearance and is at the 2nd switchback above the radio station. Got to the top in 2:40. Prob the easiest 14er I've done. Trip report to come
Posted Jul 14, 2005 7:59 pm

doumallRoute Climbed: East Slopes Date Climbed: July, 16 2004  Sucess!

doumall

23rd 14er!
Posted Jul 13, 2005 2:49 pm

CWFryRoute Climbed: East Ridge Date Climbed: 7/9/05  Sucess!

CWFry

Tell us, there's a lot of talus. Cheesus was with us though, so the day passed with many laughs.
Posted Jul 11, 2005 5:04 pm

shanrickvRoute Climbed: Mt. Princeton Trail Date Climbed: June 26, 2005  Sucess!

shanrickv

Another 14er checked off the list with good friend Alan. It was a beautiful day with some incredible cloud formations over the ridge between Princeton and Tigger Peak.
Posted Jun 27, 2005 12:40 am

keenez01Route Climbed: Grouse Canyon Trailhead Date Climbed: August 8, 2002  Sucess!

keenez01

I took this trail instead of the standard route because I wanted something a little more difficult. The trail becomes very faint after a mile or two. I had a very hard time sticking with the trail. I ened up forging my own path that fallowed the ridge over Tiger Peak and eventually to the summit.
Posted Jun 26, 2005 2:53 pm

Foxy Long BottomsRoute Climbed: East Ridge Date Climbed: 8/04

Foxy Long Bottoms

Climbed this one interesting summer night after work. In the beginning of the hike, we encountered really warm weather, then wind, then lightning and then snow. I had to turn around about 500' from the summit. . .maybe less. But that's good because I made it back to Denver just in time to go to work the next day. Must do again but to the top this time! Another night slog would be good too!
Posted Jun 21, 2005 11:30 am

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