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shanahan96san luis struggle  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 22, 2007


wasn't feeling that great climbing a majority of san luis. lovely summit out in BFE on a great fall day!

Posted Sep 29, 2007 2:49 pm

chicagotransplantLoop Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 22, 2007


Second ascent, climbed with Shanahan96 and Jamie Nellis. Loop hike with Baldy Alto and Stewart Peak. We descended to Nutras Creek and had to hike back to camp on the road, but it was worth it for all the nice fall color on the road!
Posted Sep 24, 2007 10:35 am

HylianHero#9  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2001


This is by far my favorite 14er climb. Climbed from Stewart Creek to the summit, and made a loop back out the Colorado Trail. We saw some of the coolest mushrooms that looked like they had oatmeal sprinkled on top. Saw two people on the summit and that was it for the day. Beautiful mountain, beautiful climb, and a beautiful day.
Posted Sep 16, 2007 1:48 am

DigglerS ridge from W Willow Cr 4WD parking  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2007


Left "TH" (improvised parking spot) at 9.05. Nice hike to summit, particularly through trees. Weather actually held out, which was nice. Summited at 12.57, my dad a few minutes later. Hung out there briefly, taking time to mark off peak on my 14ers shirt, take pic's, & crack celebratory brew (yummy L Hand Milk Stout). Took off 13.19 to avoid building clouds. On way back, traversed Pt. 12,540, which was fun- staying directly on crest, maybe 5.2 or so. Rest of descent uneventful.

Great to summit another 14er with my pops, & be amidst the beautiful San Juans (esp. just us- didn't see anyone else on trail the whole day!)- amazing area.
Posted Sep 9, 2007 5:55 pm

dr_gonzseemed longer than the description  Sucess!


are we there yet? are we there yet? oh, there's the summit... nope, not the summit. ok, made it.
Posted Sep 5, 2007 1:49 pm

ouray19San Luis  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2007


Tried this mountain last year and got turned around by lightening. Have to admit I was dreading the 40 mile dirt road to the trailhead but took a bunch of CD's and had a great drive. Felt great to do a 12 mile 14'er and not be totally exhausted by the end!
Posted Aug 26, 2007 10:23 pm

apierceStewart Creek TH  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2007


This on ranks in my top five hikes of all time. It's gentle and absolutely breathtaking.
Posted Aug 21, 2007 6:53 pm

snowhikerFun  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2007


I had fun on this hike with Carlos it was a good we wissed all the rain..We hiked from Equity mine. We only saw 8 people all day
Posted Aug 6, 2007 7:11 pm

slowbutsteadyLong and easy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2000


Camped at TRH for Stewart Creek approach. Hiked out at 5:40am and on top at 10:45am. Few other climbers and a long 4 miles before the trail begins to climb to the ridge. San Luis is one hard peak to get a look at, kind of shy I guess.
Posted Jul 29, 2007 6:12 pm

kylerlottStewwart Creek TH  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2007


Really nice and easy climb up. The small crowd (10-12) was really nice compared to the peaks closer to the front range. Camped at TH, but if I did it again I would find a nice level campground before or after the TH then drive to it in the morning.
Posted Jul 9, 2007 12:31 pm

noahs213East Slopes Route  Sucess!


Got there and it took a long while on the dirt road. Nobody was on this peak. Very isolated. We camped out and climbed it. Saw the most beautiful rainbow. Made it to the top fast. Downpour when I came down.
Posted Jul 8, 2007 8:31 pm

altitude14erRoute Climbed: East Slopes with traverse to Organ Mtn  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2007


I backpacked to 12,000ft, 6-29-2007 on the solo. The wilderness here is amazing. Enjoyed the traverse over to Organ much more than the hike up San Luis..still a great 14er.
Posted Jul 4, 2007 2:36 am

cftbqStewart Creek night hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2007


Arrived at the TH just after midnight, intending to sleep a bit, but decided simply to head out and summit as early as possible. The stream crossings were time-consuming, and we (trishapajean and I) summitted at 7:10 am under glorious clear skies. The view from the top is amazing. Saw only two other people all day.
Posted Jun 11, 2007 1:07 pm

sbkelleyEast Slopes  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2006


Surprisingly cool hike with plenty of 13ers around and no crowds. Definitely do this one again!
Posted May 25, 2007 3:15 pm

ktiffany22Kevin completes the 14ers!!!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 9, 2006


A great time of celebration as we hiked this gentle 14er with our friend Kevin Baker. This was his final 14er- Congratulations Kevin!!! Job done well!
Posted Apr 1, 2007 3:15 pm

ChuckOFrom Creede  Sucess!


Kept up a trail-run pace all the way to the summit. Beautiful backcountry.
Posted Mar 7, 2007 12:43 am

boisedoclong hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 1999


out in the middle of nowhere
Posted Dec 17, 2006 5:16 pm

shknbkestewart creek  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 9, 2006


saved San Luis for my final 14er with my wife and a great group of friends! Some early snow made for a beautiful, mellow hike. Great 14er to start or end on!
Posted Sep 15, 2006 6:41 pm

Alcas24Route Climbed: Standard  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 2, 2005


Beautiful fall colors with snow already blanketing the upper slopes. Climbed solo and saw only one other party. Really nice area.
Posted Aug 30, 2006 2:57 pm

djilkStewart Creek  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2006
Climbed via Stewart Creek route; camped at 10,400' to get a head start. Terrific views of the La Garita and even the Weminuche.
Posted Aug 28, 2006 2:27 pm

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