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argothoraborted attempt
Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2008

argothor

Had climbed up Audubon and started across the ridge to Paiute. Got as far as the saddle between Audubon and Paiute when the weather changed from just fluffy clouds to unbroken gray clouds. So down the loose rock and gravel chute to the unnamed lake above Blue Lake. It started to rain, hail and thunder before we got to Blue Lake. By the time we got to treeline the storm had passed and the sun tried to make a comeback. So I guess I'll have to try Paiute again on another day.
Posted Aug 4, 2008 1:58 pm

peakrat76South Couloir  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 22, 1987

peakrat76

A quick scramble up the rubble filled couloir. Perfect fall day.
Posted Jun 6, 2008 3:21 pm

MattKAudubon and Paiute  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2007

MattK

Wife, dog and I. Standard route of Audubon, East Ridge to Paiute.
Posted Dec 28, 2007 6:41 pm

mntnplaySouth Rib  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2007

mntnplay

7:15 round trip with GL and SG. GL and I also scrambled over to the N summit. Fun, easy romp in the park. Completely devoid of all snow.
Posted Sep 17, 2007 11:34 am

miztflipFrom Audubon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2007

miztflip

I climbed Audubon with CharlesD and his wife Amy. They has already done Paiute so we parted ways there and I continued on the traverse. Nothing hard, just more or less rugged hiking. I descended the SE face which wasn't all that fun. In retropect I would have retraced my steps to Audubon.
Posted Jul 22, 2007 5:48 pm

GahugafugaS Rib  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2007

Gahugafuga

Fun easy ascent - snow, rock, willows, and a little bit of everything else. One of the finest views in the state.
Posted Jun 17, 2007 3:14 pm

Brian KaletSouth Rib (ascent); Curvaceous Couloir (descent)  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 14, 2007

Brian Kalet

En route to Mount Toll. Trip Report
Posted Apr 16, 2007 8:00 pm

royswkrAudubon - Paiute  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 30, 1987
Descend past Blue Lake
Posted Sep 29, 2006 7:47 pm

Mountain JimFrom Audubon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 17, 1970

Mountain Jim

Total ascents = 3. One ascent from Buchanan Pass. With careful route finding it never gets harder than 3rd class.
Posted Aug 5, 2006 12:04 am

pksanderPaiute via Mt. Audabon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2006

pksander

Climbed Paiute Peak via the ridge after trail running Mt. Audabon with Chuck D (Charles D) and Heavy G (Chris Gerber). A damn good day in the mountains. Sprained ankle notwithstanding.
Posted Jul 2, 2006 4:02 am

roozers42Route Climbed: Ridge from Audubon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 24, 2006

roozers42

Fun, easy ridge from Audubon, descended to Blue lake from the Audubon/Paiute saddle.
Posted Jun 25, 2006 5:24 pm

NanitaDRoute Climbed: From Audubon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 2, 1978

NanitaD

After climbing Audubon our group of 8 traversed to the saddle between Audubon and Paiute. Bu only two of us, Brad McCullough, and myself decided to go on over to Paiute. When we reached the summit of Paiute we could tell that we best descend quickly because a strom was moving in. So we found a route down some blocky ledges on the south side.
Posted Feb 25, 2006 4:47 pm

ColoradoScottRoute Climbed: South Rib Date Climbed: July 2, 2005  Sucess!

ColoradoScott

The trail above Mitchell Lake had quite a bit of snow and running water on it...quite sloppy. Blue Lake still had a significant amount of ice covering the surface, but no signs of recent avalanch runs were apparent on the slopes in the upper portion of the valley. Several skiers descended varying routes on Toll and the far SW ridge of Paiute.



After summiting by the South Rib route, I dscended the shallow couloir next to it by plunge-stepping and a sitting glissade. An ice axe was necessary for safe descent of this route.
Posted Jul 3, 2005 3:28 pm

sbkelleyRoute Climbed: traverse from Audubon Date Climbed: September 2004  Sucess!

sbkelley

What a fun climb! The ridge was great and the views amazing - I'll definitely have to come back
Posted Jun 27, 2005 12:51 pm

ChrisRoute Climbed: SE Ridge (snow couloir next to it actually) to Audubon via East Ridge Date Climbed: June 25, 2005  Sucess!

Chris

Perfect day! This was a really fun climb with Tim Fischer up great snow, with a sweet traverse to Audubon via the east ridge, then down the SE Ridge of Audubon.
Posted Jun 26, 2005 9:03 pm

umbra altaRoute Climbed: Southeast Face w/traverse to Audubon by East Ridge Date Climbed: September 2004  Sucess!

umbra alta

Probably not the best time of year for this face- some snow would have made it easier due to the amount of scree. I sought out all the hard stuff I could just to stay out of the scree gullies. The traverse to Audubon is also probably better from Audubon to Paiute, so as to put the steep North Face of Paiute in your field of view. A moderate scramble all around, but still very enjoyable.
Posted Jun 21, 2005 5:27 pm

coljaymsRoute Climbed: Audubon - Paiute Ridge Date Climbed: September 2004  Sucess!

coljayms

Traversing this ridge provides great views and is also a lot of fun. I also made a loop of this hike by making the steep descent down Pauite into the basin. I had to pick, slide, and jump my way down some scary parts before reaching the beautiful lake above Blue Lake. Great way to experience IPW!
Posted May 13, 2005 10:32 am

jeffgunRoute Climbed: S/E face Date Climbed: September 12, 2004  Sucess!

jeffgun

Good climb with some very nice views of the Apache Massif and Fair Glacier from the summit. The gully is pretty steep and loose but not too bad, reminded me a bit of Airplane Gully on Navajo.
Posted Sep 12, 2004 4:56 pm

georgbetsyRoute Climbed: Audubon-Paiute Traverse Date Climbed: August 13  Sucess!

georgbetsy

Climbed Paiute as part of my challenge to cover the whole ridge from Audubon, Paiute, Toll, Pawnee, and Little Pawnee in a day. Was a great trip (see my tripreport for more information). The climb along the Audubon-Paiute ridge took me approximately 40 minutes. There is not much exposure, leading to a very easy but fun class 3 scramble.
Posted Aug 14, 2004 6:32 pm

RyanSRoute Climbed: Paiute-Audubon Ridge Date Climbed: July 18, 2004  Sucess!

RyanS

An enjoyable traverse, recommended. We followed this up with a traverse to and climb of Mount Toll.
Posted Jul 19, 2004 1:40 pm

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