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2skinnersGorgeous Day!!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 19, 2007

2skinners

Was going to start on the North Side, but it appeared to be a little longer of an approach and I had a lot on my itenery. So I decided to take this route up. Very steep at the beginning, then tapers off. With a final steep approach to the summit. Views were outstanding. Truely the best views I have ever seen from a summit.
Posted Jun 22, 2007 8:07 am

Poor ClimberGorgeous Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 20, 2005

Poor Climber

The weather was fantastic. Still, and clear enough to see the tree line on Pikes Peak. The aspens were also golden. Its one of the prettiest summit I have ever seen. The climb itself was actually quite easy as the trail has less scree than other 14ers that I have climbed, and it also not very steep. But if you dont have a vehicle which can drive to the trail head, it can be a long day.
Posted Nov 17, 2006 1:58 pm

James CBetter Than Others  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2004

James C

This route is a lot more enjoyable than the Northeast Ridge which is more demanding.
Posted Mar 20, 2006 6:12 pm

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