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roozers42Route Climbed: Crags  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 22, 2006


Low temps but wind wasn't too much of a problem. Due to a late start, we ended up hiking the last 30 minutes in the dark. Forgot the headlamps so we used the GPS for a little bit of light. A long day, but very satisfying - we were the only ones on the summit and didn't see another soul the entire day.
Posted May 15, 2006 4:37 pm

Brian KaletThrice  Sucess!

Brian Kalet

1984, 8/30/2009 & 9/9/2012.
Posted Apr 27, 2006 4:53 pm

ClearSkiesAheadFrom the Crags  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2005


Came up from the Crags to such a crowded summit. Some clouds were looking menacing so I asked a park ranger at the top what he heard about the weather, and he said it would hold. Asked if I had climbed the mountain and when I said yes, he didnt beleive me. He claimed everyone who climbs it is more out of breath than I was. Which was strange since I felt about dead.
Posted Apr 26, 2006 4:03 pm

km_donovanBarr Camp  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 21, 2003


Some solid snow near the top made it necessary to chop a few steps. Had the mountain to myself.
Posted Apr 16, 2006 2:39 pm

shanrickvBarr Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 9, 2006


Climbed with climbing buddy, Alan. We took the leisure route over 3 days with two very pleasant nights spent at the Barr Camp. Summit day was very windy above treeline with moderate snow. No postholing or snowshoes were required, but lots of step kicking. Great 3 days in the Front Range of Colorado!
Posted Apr 15, 2006 10:39 pm

Mountain JimBarr Trail, June 1970  Sucess!

Mountain Jim

Climbed 6 times total ... 3 times as a runner in the round trip race of the Pikes Peak Marathon ... no wonder my knees are shot.
Posted Mar 4, 2006 8:52 pm

markhyamsBarr trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 13, 2003


A couple of inches of fresh snow on top was a nice change. Braving the cold was worth it to get to the doughnuts!
Posted Mar 3, 2006 4:32 pm

markhyamsCrags Campground  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 1996


Nice isolated route, until you have to walk along the road. I attemted it the previous winter as well, but didn't get above treeline due to storm and winds.
Posted Mar 3, 2006 4:26 pm

foreverwildFirst 14er  Sucess!


Climbed as my first 14er, bad storms taught an early lesson.
Posted Feb 21, 2006 1:10 am

KieferRoute Climbed: Crags Campground Date Climbed: July, 3 1999  Sucess!


Camped out the previous night, had great calm, warm weather and many beers!

Pushed for the summit the next day. Met a guy near the top. They were having some sort of pre-race session before the Pikes peak race the next day. Lots of cars and women!! It snowed at the top! On the 3rd of July. It was awesome.

We hiked down together sharing a spliff he rolled and proceeded to drink the rest of the beer I didn't finish the night before when we got back to my campsite.

Without doubt, one of the most enjoyable 14ers times I had.
Posted Jan 26, 2006 5:04 pm

jonnybootsRoute Climbed: Barr Trail Date Climbed: June 1999  Sucess!


Easy climb. Very nice day
Posted Jan 8, 2006 12:25 am

MariePRoute Climbed: Barr Trail Date Climbed: December 24, 2005  Sucess!


Amazing to see all the tourists on the summit!
Posted Jan 4, 2006 10:51 pm

SawtoothSeanRoute Climbed: Barr Trail Run Date Climbed: August 21, 2004  Sucess!


Did the Pikes Peak run- I figured it would be a good way to do a peak like this. Still beautiful despite all the people and fresh snow in August.
Posted Jan 4, 2006 8:40 pm

shanahan96Route Climbed: Crags Campground Date Climbed: December 29, 2005  Sucess!


nice start with a big group layne got together. after leaving treeline, the wind picked up. constant 40-50 mph winds made for a miserable experience.

Posted Jan 3, 2006 1:11 pm

colintRoute Climbed: the road Date Climbed: sometime in the late 80s or early 90's  Sucess!


This is a lame summit log. Elves, do not feel bad removing me if you must. When I was just a young'en I road in a car to the summit of Pikes. I promise when I move back to Colorado to do a real climb of Pikes. I despise the roads on Evans and Pikes, but my love of mountains had to start somewhere.
Posted Dec 30, 2005 11:39 pm

jclementsRoute Climbed: Barr Trail Date Climbed: September, 2000  Sucess!


Backpacked to A-frame, summitted next day. Weather good. My first 14er.
Posted Dec 21, 2005 3:27 pm

sierratrekkinRoute Climbed: NW Slopes Date Climbed: November 4, 2005.  Sucess!


My climbing partner Gary and I climbed from the Crags Camp. The weather was generally foul, at about twenty degrees, and a stiff sixty mile per hour wind.
Posted Nov 6, 2005 7:31 pm

skorpeoRoute Climbed: Barr Trail Date Climbed: October 2003  Sucess!


I started at 5:00 AM. Weather was in the thirties. Great hike. Took five hours and descended by the train.
Posted Oct 6, 2005 11:26 pm

crzyjtRoute Climbed: Barr Trail Date Climbed: October 1, 2005  Sucess!


Hiked to Barr Camp at night on September 30. Then hiked to summit with full pack on the first and descended back to trailhead. This is a rough hike with a full overnight pack. would've been much quicker had i left most of my gear at Barr Camp and picked it up on the way out.
Posted Oct 2, 2005 1:49 pm

csmcgranahanRoute Climbed: Barr Trail Date Climbed: Late May, 2002  Sucess!


At the time I was living in St. Louis and had came out to Colorado to summit West Spanish Peak on a Friday. I felt strong after finishing and decided to attempt Pikes Peak via the Barr Trail on Saturday. Those were two tough days for a flatlander! Took the cog railroad down. My first thirteener and my first fourteener in one weekend. I was officially hooked!
Posted Sep 22, 2005 11:48 pm

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