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Pfeiffer75From Alta  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2009


Climbed from Alta with friends
Posted May 10, 2010 12:06 pm

builttospillS Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 14, 2005


Jan 14, 2005: Climbed the S Ridge with PellucidWombat, Joseph Bullough and GlennMerrill. My first "alpine" climb.

September 24, 2005: Climbed from Cardiff Pass as part of the Cottonwood Ridge Traverse. I reversed the traverse less than halfway so I could make it to work on time, but I got to bag Monte Cristo this time at least.

February 2008: Attempted the S Ridge solo. Poor snow conditions made it a bit more interesting than I expected without crampons. Bailed at the notch and descended one of the chutes to the right (hooked up with Suicide Chute).
Posted Jan 27, 2010 3:43 pm

ZeeJaya bunch  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 1, 2009


12/01/09 With Michael, Christine, and Ryan.
09/27/07 Superior only via S ridge with Michael, Lana, and Christine
06/05/07 With Michael, Lana, and Christine
05/31/07, 8/18/06
09/09/05 With Zink
10/15/03, 07/25/00
09/??/87 With lesdubois, one of my first hikes in Utah
Posted Dec 1, 2009 7:04 pm

vidclimber2nd time  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 6, 2009


The frist time was in March with a friend. The time Solo and much faster ( car to car 4 hours ). What a fantastic ridge.
Posted Nov 9, 2009 12:25 am

ericwillhiteMy first Utah peaks!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 19, 1998


Climbed these on a vacation passing through Utah, with a friend who lived here.
Posted Oct 2, 2009 8:21 pm

Matthew Van HornSuper-duper  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 7, 2012

Matthew Van Horn

I've decided the descent from Superior's east ridge is no fun at all

06/07/2012 South Ridge
09/19/2009 Cottonwood Ridge Traverse fro Broad's Fork
07/17/2009 South Ridge
09/05/2008 South ridge Scramble with Scott Wesemann
07/19/2008 Cottonwood Ridge Traverse from Broad's Fork
09/18/2007 Cottonwood Ridge Traverse from Broad's Fork
09/08/2007 South Ridge scramble with J Anderson
05/28/2007 Memorial Day from Cardiff Pass with Gutloaf & others
Posted Jul 20, 2009 2:36 pm

dfrancomSouth Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 28, 2009


Very good day! Blue sky's and amazing climbing. a little scary on the way down.
Posted Mar 6, 2009 5:09 pm

justingSouth Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 1, 2009


What a great route and a fantastic day. Terrific mix of snow and rock.
Posted Mar 3, 2009 1:37 pm

Ted EliasonWho needs Alta?  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 15, 1993

Ted Eliason

And the price was right
Posted Jan 16, 2009 6:41 pm

NoSubasSkied into Cardiac


Day out skiing with Winslow
Posted Dec 22, 2008 4:19 am

KadeeI can hike...?  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 14, 2005


Yet another one of my beginner hikes. Unfortunately I only did Mount Superior and was too tired (lazy) to do Monte Cristo. I hadn't really realized the concept of peak bagging yet.
Posted Dec 12, 2008 12:46 pm

byatesMutiple routes and climbs  Sucess!


Usually climb them while doing some type of traverse, last climb was on a Cottonwood Ridge Run July 2008.
Posted Dec 2, 2008 12:11 pm

Casey BatesSummer scramble  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2008

Casey Bates

Beautiful summer day and a welcomed relief from Outdoor Retailer.
Posted Aug 13, 2008 2:40 pm

PocketsOfBlueSkied North Chute  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 7, 2008


Skinned up below the power lines from the church at Alta. Dropped down into a bowl and traversed over another ridge, then caught some turns into a bigger bowl below the North face of Superior. From there we skinned up to the East ridge and booted up to the summit. Skied the chute off the saddle to the East -- great conditions for June!
Posted Jun 7, 2008 10:41 pm

vanman798South Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2012


  • May 3, 2014, trying out my new Spantik boots, I snowshoed the pole line pass, then used crampons with overboots, for the last section to the peak. The boots worked great with both set ups. Up in 2 hours 15 mins, took another 15 mins to walk to Monte Cristo. Walked down the SE face, and hitched a ride from the road back to my car. Round trip 4 hours with breaks etc.

  • April 5, 2014, skinned up to within 150 feet of the peak, but there was so much static in the air you could hear it and see hair standing up, so to avoid a shock we (Matt H & I) skied down the north face, then skinned over to little Superior and ski down that to the road. Good way to do it.

  • August 3, 2012 -- Followed the south east ridge to the peak, took 2 hours 25 minutes. Here is a break down: From car to base of White Gully 16 minutes, to GasEx pipe #1 28 minutes, (don't go to GasEx #2), to Suicide chute 1 hour 9 minutes, to peak 2 hours 25 minutes, to Monte Cristo 12 minutes. Return via east ridge and pole line pass 2 hours 3 minutes.
  • Feb 21, 2009 -- Skinned up the pole line pass, and all the way to the peak of Mt. Superior took 2.5 hour to ascend. Skied down the North face into Mill D. Skinned up Cardiac Ridge, skied down, skinned up Cardiac Bowl, and then down into Mill B and over to BCC.

  • May 16, 2008, Up the East Ridge with Sean Peckham -- Round trip, with breaks, and jaunt over to Monte Cristo, took 6 hours. The descent, on skies, via the southeast face was fun, but a bit to soft.
  • Posted May 16, 2008 10:49 pm

    seanpeckhamUp the east ridge, skied the southeast face  Sucess!
    Date Climbed: May 16, 2008


    vanman798 and I got a 6 or 6:30 am start, skinned to Cardiff Pass and a bit beyond, and booted up the ridge to Superior. We left our skis there, put on crampons, and traversed to Monte Cristo and back. Ran into Bob Athey and a couple who had just climbed the south ridge, and then skied the awesome southeast face from the summit, though because of our delay from tagging Monte Cristo, the corn was past its prime and down low was more like mush. I can't wait to ski it again without the side trip to catch it in ideal conditions.

    Once a long time ago I also did Superior only in the summer. Nice to have taken care of the unfinished business.
    Posted May 16, 2008 4:20 pm

    dunsumSouth Ridge  Sucess!
    Date Climbed: Mar 30, 2008


    3/30/08 Great day for climbing; lots of snow. I do this route almost every year!

    6/29/08 I pieced together couloirs and small rock steps on the SE Face and joined the S Ridge about 200 yards from the summit. A good solo climb on a very nice day.
    Posted Mar 30, 2008 8:42 pm

    LubosLCC - Alta  Sucess!
    Date Climbed: Mar 30, 2008


    via south ridge
    Posted Mar 30, 2008 7:06 pm

    Steve Elmer2x

    Steve Elmer

    8/27/07 via south ridge
    9/9/07 Cottonwood ridge traverse
    Posted Sep 30, 2007 11:18 pm

    LonePeakFreakVia South Ridge  Sucess!
    Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2007


    Ascended via the South Ridge. No ropes necessary and you can make the route as easy or difficult as you choose. Incredible views from both summits. The trail down from Superior to Cardiff was very easy to lose (which we did again and again). From Cardiff Pass down to the road it was easy to follow. About 6 hours round trip.
    Posted Aug 26, 2007 2:48 pm

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