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Brad SniderRoute Climbed: Beaver Ridge (West Ridge) Date Climbed: April 3, 2005  Sucess!

Brad Snider

Nice day; not too windy, but lots of post-holing--even with snowshoes! Once on the actual ridge, however, the talus was completely wind-swept and made for a nice walk to the summit. Great views of the entire Tenmile & Mosquito ranges, as well as much of the Front Range.
Posted Apr 3, 2005 10:46 pm

ColoradoScottRoute Climbed: South Ridge Date Climbed: July 1, 1984  Sucess!


Another one of my early trips with the CMC. This is a beautiful mountain with expansive views every direction.
Posted Feb 8, 2005 5:17 pm

climbcoloradoRoute Climbed: Beaver Ridge Date Climbed: 9/11/04  Sucess!


Long hike with my dog! Great views of South Park!
Posted Sep 15, 2004 9:30 am

Ryan KowalskiRoute Climbed: Upper Scott Gulch Date Climbed: May 13, 2003  Sucess!

Ryan Kowalski

This was a hard climb and the summit winds were BRUTAL. Great glissades though and the snow held up nicely for me on the descent. Heartbreak Hill is rough on the way out.
Posted Apr 19, 2004 4:40 pm

jrfRoute Climbed: Scott Gulch Date Climbed: March 14, 2004  Sucess!


A long painful winter hike. It took us 9 hours and all the energy we had to make the summit. Postholed a large majority of the hike before we got to Silverheels and on the way back down. Tons of high wind. I ended up using a facemask and goggles for quite a while to block out the wind. The mountain itself is pretty dry but it's a pain getting there.
Posted Mar 15, 2004 4:28 pm

miztflipRoute Climbed: Northwest Ridge to West Ridge Date Climbed: January 22, 2004  Sucess!


Lots of snow despite warm temps and wind. the valley between Beaver Ridge and Silverheels full of wast deep snow. Clear day with howling 50+mph winds up high and bone chilling cold. Could see nearly to the Wind River Range in WY and deep into the Sangre's to the south. Fun mountain with tons of views.
Posted Jan 24, 2004 11:38 am

thepluggerRoute Climbed: "Standard" route Date Climbed: Back in the 90's  Sucess!


My husband, Jay, and I climbed this mountain one fall day several years ago. Don't remember many particulars any more.
Posted Jan 22, 2004 10:29 pm

shannarae2kRoute Climbed: North Face Date Climbed: September 15, 2003  Sucess!


Beautiful autumn climb with a little snow. Great experience.
Posted Sep 15, 2003 9:23 am

ColonelpyatRoute Climbed: South Ridge Date Climbed: June 16, 2003  Sucess!


A nice hike up the expansive tundra of this mountain. It would make an excellent trip when the aspen leaves below are turning.
Posted Sep 7, 2003 1:09 am

naderRoute Climbed: Beaver Ridge. Date Climbed: August 31, 2003  Sucess!


Ran into a guy named Jason at the trailhead. He turned out to be a real nice fellow. We climbed this mountain together and did not see any other hikers. The fresh snow and the puffy clouds made me feel like I was in the Himalayas!
Posted Sep 2, 2003 7:21 pm

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