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reubenrrRoute Climbed: Mayflower gulch to Crystal, Pacific, then Atlantic. Date Climbed: June 6, 2004  Sucess!
Still a fair amount of snow in the valleys, but a nice hike. Great view of Quandry from the entire ridgeline.

Posted Jun 20, 2004 12:49 am

bdewoodyRoute Climbed: Crystal-Pacific-Atlantic from Mayflower Gulch Date Climbed: June 6 2004  Sucess!

bdewoody

Great hike! The ridge isn't nearly as steep as it looks in the pictures.
Posted Jun 9, 2004 7:14 pm

CharlesDRoute Climbed: North Ridge, descent south to Atlantic Date Climbed: May 22, 2004  Sucess!

CharlesD

Spectacular! Not a soul anywhere in the Mayflower Gulch area (at least at 6am). Good, hard snow let me ascend directly to the north ridge from the west side and made the summit by 10am. Thanks to Aaron Johnson's beta, I had no trouble finding the route. Continued on to Atlantic. Warming temps and steady sun started to make the snow mushy and I postholed quite a bit on the descent. Great trip! Trip report and photos here.
Posted May 22, 2004 11:02 pm

Ryan KowalskiRoute Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: October 27, 2001  Sucess!

Ryan Kowalski

The 3rd class west ridge looks much more rugged than it actually is. The routefinding is enjoyable on the lower half, but watch out for loose rock. The upper half is more stable but has some ridiculous exposure. Enjoy one of the best 3rd class routes in the Tenmile Range
Posted Apr 19, 2004 12:28 pm

Ryan KowalskiRoute Climbed: Atlantic to Pacific Peak Date Climbed: October 21, 2000  Sucess!

Ryan Kowalski

This was and still is one of my favorite CO mountains. She's majestic, has a number of different routes and doesn't get much foot traffic. This first trip up was simply incredible.
Posted Apr 19, 2004 12:23 pm

JonBradfordRoute Climbed: North Ridge Date Climbed: July 1, 2001  Sucess!

JonBradford

Best Ten Mile Mountain out there! Pacific is pretty and fun. Ray dog chased butterflies on the summit on a perfect summer morning. Done in conjunction with "Atlantic Peak". Jon Bradford
Posted Nov 24, 2003 11:49 pm

Aaron ReidRoute Climbed: North Ridge Date Climbed: October 1, 2003  Sucess!
I love this mountain. The North Ridge is a fun route with a little Class 2 "scampering" towards the top and a few simple Class 3 moves to gain the true summit via a short gully. I'm looking forward to returning to Pacific and trying the West Ridge route. I approached the North Ridge route from the east, which makes for a long day, but the angle of the view of Pacific's awesome Northeast face from the Crystal-Father Dyer ridge is worth it.
Posted Oct 14, 2003 2:38 pm

ColonelpyatRoute Climbed: McCollough Gulch Date Climbed: July 20, 2003  Sucess!

Colonelpyat

A great hike in a spectacular setting. The snowfield at the top of the gulch made things interesting for my friend and his dog.
Posted Jul 21, 2003 7:32 pm

mtnhiker13Route Climbed: Mayflower Gulch to North Ridge Date Climbed: June 22, 2003  Sucess!

mtnhiker13

What a cool mountain - one of the coolest I have climbed so far. Kane is correct, it is harder than it looks. We first bushwhacked the willows into submission - creek was running strong and that early in the morning all the rocks were icy making the crossing a bit tricky. We headed up Mayflower creek and then traversed the west slopes across many many snow fields and then finally up the north ridge. The view of the notch is awesome (hope the pix come out good). The final ascent across the notch and up the summit are great. What a fun and challenging hike.
Posted Jun 23, 2003 7:03 am

KaneRoute Climbed: North ridge via Mayflower Gulch Date Climbed: June of 2001  Sucess!

Kane

Pacific Peak is such a stately mountain to look at! It looks harder than it is to climb. It's lower neighbor Crystal Peak is a definate worthwhile side trip. The views of the backside bowls of Copper Mountain are really cool. I enjoyed this hike more than Fletcher and Drift, but not much more.
Posted Jun 8, 2003 9:11 am

ZekeRoute Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: July 2001  Sucess!

Zeke

3rd-4th class ridge, excellent route
Posted Jun 14, 2002 11:25 am

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