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Colorado Peak Bagging 2013


blueshade

Posted by blueshade on Oct 3, 2010
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Activity Details

Date: Anytime
Location: Colorado, United States
City or Place: Grand Junction
Skill Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Categories: Hiking, Mountaineering
Partner Status: Will accept Partners

Description

Primary remaining interests include:

Little Bear/Blanca Traverse!!! That's it!

Just kidding, there are more, but that is the main one. Confident in doing it solo, but would like some company.

Also interested in: Lone Eagle, Snowmass, Chicago Basin 14ers, 3rd Flatiron, and anything else that sounds interesting


Experience includes:
10 days, 31 peaks (mostly 13ers, 2 14ers) in the San Juans (incl. Wham Ridge and Jagged)
3 of the 4 traverses (Crestone, Maroon, El Diente-Wilson)
Rainier, Baker, Hood, Shasta
Grand Teton - Owen-Spalding (and Exum in July 2013)
Capitol Peak - Knife Ridge
Pyramid, Sneffels, Uncompahgre, US Grant, Pilot Knob
Ritter/Banner
Mt. Conness - North Ridge and North Peak
Whintey - Mountainers Route
Devils Tower (July 2013)
Wind River Range - Pingora and Wolfs Head (July 2013)


Can lead climb at 5.9-10.
Confident scrambler at C3-low C5 solo and with exposure


Capable company welcome

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Matt LemkeAre you interested in a San Juans Backpack?

Matt Lemke

You can see the description of the route here on this forum:
http://www.14ers.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?t=30437&p=360314#p360314
See this page for more details on the trek (I've added some peaks to this description)

It basically starts at Molas Lake and we climb Electric, Greystone, Arrow, Vestal, Trinity, Storm King, Silex, The Guardian, Peak 9 and Hunchback Mountains by making a large loop. I have dates set starting this Friday June 24th around 5 pm and going through the next Friday.



I however stick to class 3 climbing and below so every route on all the peaks will be one that's class 3.
If you want to do harder routes we can climb the same peak on different routes and meet at the top if you want as well.
Thanks,
Matt
Posted Jun 21, 2011 7:44 pm

blueshadeRe: Are you interested in a San Juans Backpack?

blueshade

Hey Matt, Sorry I'm just getting your message now. I could have been interested but I'd need a little more notice to work out the schedule. Hope you had fun, those sound like awesome climbs. I'm planning on being in the Denver area in a couple of weeks, I think doing Longs Peak on July 12. Maybe we can work something out then?
Posted Jun 26, 2011 4:36 am

blueshadeRe: Are you interested in a San Juans Backpack?

blueshade

Reply #2. I'm looking at hitting the Grenadiers (and more) myself this year. Will be doing those same peaks, plus many others. Personally, I don't look at anything less than Class 3 these days, unless it's near other stuff I'm doing.

How was your trip if you went last year?
Posted Apr 29, 2012 7:17 pm

Scott PierceRMNP in July?

Scott Pierce

Am looking for a partner for Kieners on Longs and perhaps Dream Weaver on Meeker, late July (21-24). We've climbed some of the same stuff, might be a good match.

Scott
Posted Mar 24, 2012 4:11 pm

blueshadeRe: RMNP in July?

blueshade

Hey Scott,
Sorry, just seeing this message. Hate how SP doesn't always send an e-mail when a message is sent.

First, I don't have any of those days off. I'm leaning a little more doing things around Aspen or Telluride at this point. RMNP is fairly far for me and I wasn't all that excited by it either.

If you want to try something else I'd consider it.
Posted Apr 29, 2012 7:15 pm

seth@LOKIprimer this weekend May 3

seth@LOKI

Hi Blue, I'm trying to get out on my first peak of the season. leave Sunday 4 AM.
On my list: La Sal Pk. Tomasaki, Haystack, or High Laurel in the Las Sal are on my list. Or US Grand from S Mineral north of Ice Lakes Basin out of Silverton. Other 13ers and interesting peaks, I've over-repeated most 14ers.
Posted Jun 1, 2012 4:58 pm

 
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