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csmcgranahanSolitude on Pacific  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2006

csmcgranahan

Summited with my friend Jake after we summited Crystal Peak. Nice ridge walk between the two with a nice finish on Pacific. We had both peaks and everything above tree line in Spruce Creek Basin to ourselves. Great day!
Posted Aug 13, 2006 5:00 pm

Brian KaletNorth Couloir (ascent), Northeast Slopes (descent)  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 13, 2006

Brian Kalet

Skied from the summit! From Crystal Peak.
Posted May 15, 2006 5:30 pm

doumallWest Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 9, 2006

doumall

Steep snow traverses and avalanche awareness required for this route at this time of the year! Very enjoyable. Over to Atlantic and down.
Posted Apr 19, 2006 1:47 am

NanitaDFrom Maflower Gultch  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 9, 1991

NanitaD

Good snow up, nice traverse to Atlanic, and great glissade down.
Posted Apr 7, 2006 12:42 am

Mountain JimFrom Mayflower Gulch  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 9, 1991

Mountain Jim

Nice summit view.
Posted Mar 23, 2006 3:06 am

altitude14erWest Ridge via Mayflower Gulch Trailhead  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2005

altitude14er

We climbed the West Ridge quickly on this superb summer morning. The Class 3 scrambling on this peak is fairly easy yet this route should be given respect. If you got offtrack on the ridge the difficulty of climbing could get a lot harder. Don't expect to find any cairns to lead the way. The ridge shows no sign of man.
Posted Mar 17, 2006 4:48 pm

markhyamsS Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 21, 1999

markhyams

Climbed this with Atlantic from McCullough gulch. One of the best basins in the front range.
Posted Mar 5, 2006 6:34 pm

chicagotransplantRoute Climbed: Northeast Slopes Date Climbed: August 7, 2004  Sucess!

chicagotransplant

Highest lake I have ever seen, Pacific Tarn!
Posted Jan 9, 2006 8:43 pm

indianhillstedRoute Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: July 17 2004
Great day (a little rain), didn't come close to the summit. Route finding took more time than I anticipated. Millions of wildflowers on the way down.
Posted Oct 27, 2005 5:39 pm

jcolarRoute Climbed: West ridge Date Climbed: Sept. 12, 2005  Sucess!
Nice climb with lots of loose rock.
Posted Sep 18, 2005 3:07 pm

rcorby2Route Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: September 19, 2005  Sucess!

rcorby2

A fine scramble with plenty of lose rock to keep your attention.
Posted Sep 12, 2005 10:22 am

mconnellRoute Climbed: NE Slopes via Spruce Creek Date Climbed: August 17, 2005  Sucess!
Nice hike and snow climb. Summit was windy with a bit of graupel. Headed to Atlantic and then down McCullough Gulch, across Wheeler trail to the car.
Posted Aug 18, 2005 10:28 pm

AsphazellRoute Climbed: West Ridge (Class III) Date Climbed: 07/02/05  Sucess!

Asphazell

After taking the wrong route last year which lead to getting cliffed out and then weathered out when we got back on course, this was a very sweet summit! Fun route, mostly class II in my opinon, minimal exposure and moderate route-finding. Climbed with member altitude14er.
Posted Jul 29, 2005 8:37 pm

Ed FRoute Climbed: Northeast Slopes via Spruce Creek Date Climbed: July 19, 2005  Sucess!

Ed F

Nice day, nice climb.
Posted Jul 19, 2005 4:21 pm

RyanSRoute Climbed: Traverse from Crystal Date Climbed: July 4, 2005  Sucess!

RyanS

Climbed Pacific as part of a long loop including Helen, Father Dyer, Crystal & Atlantic. Loved the scramble from Helen to Father Dyer! We finished with a traverse back east along Pacific's east ridge.
Posted Jul 7, 2005 3:09 pm

umbra altaRoute Climbed: North Face Couloir Date Climbed: ~June 1 2005  Sucess!

umbra alta

Climbed this with 'peakguru'. Nearly perfect kick snow on this ascent. Steepness was sustained at 60 degrees. Encountered a little water ice-about eight feet-maybe halfway up. There was still a cornice on the short couloir leading to the north ridge above the apron, as well as slide debris on the apron-including a snow/ice boulder the size of a car. We began with running belays but switched to simul-solo for speed after a bowling ball came down ten meters to the right of us. Exit of the couloir was snow-no cornice. Our six a.m. start from the Spruce Creek trailhead was too late, four a.m. would have been better.
Posted Jun 21, 2005 3:17 pm

virginiapineRoute Climbed: Entire E. Ridge from McCullough Gulch Date Climbed: mid-July, 1992  Sucess!

virginiapine

An interesting outing, before the days of guidebooks to the area (other than Quandary). Parked in McCullough Gulch and wandered up the hillside, past the entrance to an abandoned mine, to where the high crest of the rocky E. Ridge begins. This is a long, bumpy ridge which deposits you on the tundra near Pacific Tarn. I reversed the route on descent.
Posted Jun 14, 2005 12:22 pm

ColoradoScottRoute Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: September 3, 1990  Sucess!

ColoradoScott

A very nice route, with a bit of everything: Trail approach, bushwhack through willows, a scree slope to reach the ridge and then a beatiful ridge on mostly solid rock. We climbed and descended the same route.
Posted Feb 7, 2005 1:45 pm

Brad SniderRoute Climbed: Crystal-Pacific-Atlantic Date Climbed: November 15, 2004  Sucess!

Brad Snider

This peak was definitely the hardest of the 3 (Crystal, Pacific, Atlantic), and most impressive! Lots of fun but wrestling with all the snow and ice tired me out.
Posted Nov 15, 2004 10:38 pm

miztflipRoute Climbed: McCullough Gulch from Highway 9 Date Climbed: October 23, 2004  Sucess!

miztflip

Decided to hike from the highway for a longer outing with friend. The new snow made the traveling a bit slower and left the headwall ice covered with 5 inches of new snow. First climbed Atlantic then Pacific. Had the whole are to ourselves and found looking down the North face to be awesome.
Posted Oct 23, 2004 9:46 pm

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