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royswkrLoop up by pass and down scree gully  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 26, 1991
Posted Sep 21, 2006 12:07 am

rasgoatVia Sundog  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2006


Did the Sundog, Sunshine, Redcloud loop, it was great! see the
Posted Sep 17, 2006 4:03 pm

Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2006


Stayed in Silverton for some awesome fireworks on July 4, than off to knock off the twofer on the 5th. Trail was not just 4 wheel, but needed good clearance for some off-cambered areas.
Posted Aug 15, 2006 9:07 pm

RenardoLowest 14er  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2004


Standard combo with Redcloud.
Posted Aug 6, 2006 9:18 pm

seth@LOKI92 a good year  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 23, 1992


Posted Jul 26, 2006 6:54 pm

DigglerNW face/ridge, via 'Sundog'  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2006


After renting a Jeep due to family only having one car (my mom & dad justifiably wanted a rest day after doing Redcloud the day before), left Crystal Lodge @ 6.27, arriving at the trailhead at 6.58. Leaving the trailhead at 7.10, got to the drainage turnoff in half an hour. Following the ridge through the woods, summited “Sundog” at 9.36. Elevation drop to plateau below Sunshine (& subsequent regain) a real bitch. Summited Sunshine at 10.51, dark & menacing clouds directly overhead. Departed summit at 10.57. Hauling ass back down, reached river junction at 12.45, & the parking lot at 13.13. Despite the grueling talus- & scree-slogging, it was a great day, & cool to bag a 13er en route too.
Posted Jul 13, 2006 4:05 pm

roozers42Route Climbed: from Redcloud  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2006


Beautiful day, descended the scree from the saddle between Redcloud and Sunshine. This route follows a gorgeous drainage into the forest.
Posted Jun 25, 2006 5:08 pm

Brian KaletSunshine & Redcloud Ski  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 29, 2006

Brian Kalet

Skied the northeast face from the summit, climbed back up to the Sunshine-Redcloud ridge and up to Redcloud. Climbed with bc44caesar. RT: 11.5 hours.
Posted May 1, 2006 4:15 pm

ClearSkiesAheadRedcloud and Sunshine  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2005


Climbed with Redcloud. Another Gorgeous day in the San Juans!
Posted Apr 26, 2006 3:57 pm

km_donovanRedcloud-Sunshine Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2003


An absolute killer day! I never saw a soul…. it was like having the whole wilderness area to myself. Part of a 10 day 18 14,000 ft. summit solo climbing trip. Would go again.
Posted Apr 23, 2006 12:04 pm

Mountain JimRedcloud-Sunshine Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 5, 1968

Mountain Jim

From Red Cloud.
Posted Apr 5, 2006 3:39 am

altitude14erVia Redclouds South Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2005


The distance between Redcloud and Sunshine is mellow and easy hiking. This areas reddish gold soil was very unique to what I'm used to seeing closer to Denver. This climb was great but my trip through Lake City was a real dissapointment...nothing to do there so I just hung at my camp and consumed beer :)
Posted Mar 17, 2006 4:57 pm

markhyamsfrom Redcloud  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 1998


Uneventful, but beautiful hike on this 14er.
Posted Mar 3, 2006 1:11 am

foreverwildWinter Ascent  Sucess!


Winter climb, turned back in bad weather before Redcloud, last 14er before moving.
Posted Feb 21, 2006 6:39 pm

benjohnson#2  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 17, 2005


Climbed in conjunction w/ Redcloud. Second 14er behind Redcloud.
Posted Feb 16, 2006 12:10 am

KieferRoute Climbed: From Redcloud Date Climbed: September 2002  Sucess!


A delightfil, simple walk from Redcloud. I shared a cup of tea with one individual at the summit. Just the two of us for awhile then he left. I stayed for awhile.

A very good day.
Posted Jan 26, 2006 12:23 pm

sprossedaRoute Climbed: standard Date Climbed: September 2000  Sucess!


Combined with Redcloud. Nothing special, ok views of San Juans.
Posted Jan 25, 2006 5:27 pm

chicagotransplantRoute Climbed: Combination with Redcloud Date Climbed: September 25, 2005  Sucess!


Even the smallest 14er needs some love
Posted Jan 9, 2006 8:23 pm

CODaveRoute Climbed: Via Redcloud Date Climbed: September 7, 2005  Sucess!


Beautiful day and great views. Descended back over Redcloud to Silver Creek.
Posted Dec 30, 2005 12:25 pm

LSRoute Climbed: traverse from Redcloud Date Climbed: 10-sep-2005  Sucess!


See the trip-report here: http://distantpeak.com/web/mountains/n-america/redcloud_peak
Posted Dec 26, 2005 4:55 pm

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