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colinpenceZ, Y and X  Sucess!


This trio took the wind out of my sails.
Posted Aug 21, 2011 5:41 pm

astrobassmanX and Z  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2010


Peak X is one of the better Gore Range mountains. Climbed over Usable Pass from a camp between Solitude and East Partner with Mike and Larre. Usable Pass is steep and unpleasant. Over the pass one encounters pretty easy scrambling to the summit in a remote setting, which makes Peak X memorable.
Posted Aug 23, 2010 11:22 pm

chicagotransplantXYZ  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2010


Second time up X from Pitkin, continued along ridge to Y and Z then back across the basin to Usable Pass and the Pitkin Creek trail. From X the ridge looks very intimidating, early on dropping left was necessary for 2 or 3 large steps on the ridge. Then you can stay on the crest pretty much all the way to Y and on towards Z before 2 towers just before the Z saddle had me dropping right.

Repeated this traverse plus Z Prime with Rachael and Craig on 8/14/16 as well, 3rd time up X.
Posted Aug 23, 2010 10:52 am

SarahThompsonZYX Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2010


Traversed to "Peak X" from "Peak Y". Pitkin/Usable Pass approach. Typical Gore goodness!
Posted Aug 16, 2010 12:25 am

shknbkeFrom Y and Z  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2010


Enjoyed a solid ridge run from Peak Z and Y on a bluebird day. This traverse is easier than it looks from Y with only a few towers on the ridge to drop off for. We went right when difficulties arose. Y was my favorite summit of the day.
Posted Aug 15, 2010 3:43 pm

chicagotransplantPitkin Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2007


Climbed along with "Skiers Pt", "Climbers Pt", "Solitude", and "Vista" on a nice long ridge traverse from the Pitkin Creek side. Beautiful clear day for a ridge run!
Posted Sep 10, 2007 10:24 am

JonBradfordRoute Climbed: Pitkin Creek via Usable Pass Date Climbed: September 2005  Sucess!


A great day on one of my favorite mountains. It was worth all the previous attempts.

Posted Jan 8, 2006 5:22 pm

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