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shanahan96fall's coming  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 30, 2006


hiked thru snow for the first time this year on the way up the citadel. fell on the rocks right below the summit, painful! traverse to hagar was enjoyable!

Posted Jul 14, 2014 3:18 pm

chicagotransplantTour de Snoopy's  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 3, 2014


Ski descent of Snoopy's Backside with an ascent of Snoopy's Collar after a ski descent of Hagar's south/southeast face. With Brian, Ben and Dillon
Posted May 3, 2014 8:26 pm

Jeremy HakesWith CMC  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 19, 2002

Jeremy Hakes

Good climb!
Posted Jan 2, 2014 3:22 pm

Pete CastriconeFun Climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2007

Pete Castricone

Good times with Jason back when I was a rookie.
Posted Aug 23, 2013 6:43 pm

rockymountaindivaWith petting ell  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 19, 2009


From Herman Lake via a snow couloir, then over to Pettingell.
Posted Jul 26, 2013 8:29 pm

chicagotransplantHagar to Citadel  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 25, 2012


Combo from Dry Gulch, second time up these peaks, but first time together. Fun connecting ridge with some easy 3rd class.
Posted Nov 25, 2012 5:28 pm

KieferNortheast Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 24, 2012


Windy and COLD conditions stuck in the shadows on thenorthern aspect. Holding more snow up high than thought. Summit was a bit spicy with snow. Great scramble though! Comboed with Hagar.
Posted Nov 25, 2012 11:31 am

Brian JenkinsRe: Northeast Face

Brian Jenkins

There used to be one by Aaron Johnson but he deleted all his stuff and everyone's submissions on Hagar was deleted. Would be great if you put up a new Hagar page!
Posted Sep 9, 2013 12:42 am

theREALCarpeDMFun!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2012


Went with Natalie from Herman Gulch (basically Cooper's route). Came prepared for the traverse to Pettingell. But with just 3.5 hours sleep after doing Vermilion, Golden Horn, and Fuller the previous day, I just wanted to get home. We'll do the traverse another time.
Posted Aug 27, 2012 10:07 am

MattKThe Citadel  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 30, 2007


09/30/07: Hiked with the pup and wife. Cool summit.
09/11/10: Combined Bethel, Citadel, Hagar, Golden Bear and Trelease for a real nice day out.
Posted Jul 27, 2012 5:11 pm

Boriss AndeanFrom Herman Gulch  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2012

Boriss Andean

Took a steep gully, that wasn't the standard route. Very enjoyable even though the rocks were very loose.

Got to the Eastern summit and then down climbed to the saddle between both summits. Summited the West summit as well.
Posted Jul 22, 2012 9:31 pm

Sarah SimonEast Ridge via Herman Gulch  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2012

Sarah Simon

The wildflowers in this basin were just going BONKERS! Beautiful! Had a fine adventure wondering in the area between Herman Lake and the East Ridge wondering WhereTF are we going? but knowing we would get there. Ascended the wrong drainage, which was a bunch of loose, steep junk and nothing, I mean NOTHING was attached to that mountain. Summited the east peak, then downclimbed to the notch to climb the west peak. Beautiful day!
Posted Jul 22, 2012 8:06 pm

DerekFreedFrom Dry Gulch  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2012


Nice counterclockwise loop. Started with Citadel, traversed to Hagar, Golden Bear, Mount Trelease, then bushwhacked straight back down to the parking area for Dry Gulch.
Posted Jun 29, 2012 3:03 pm

SenadRThe Citadel  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 23, 2012


Nice scrambling from Herman Gulch, plus Bethel Peak.
Posted Jun 23, 2012 8:30 pm

alpine345just one  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 14, 2006


Started at Dry Gulch but got lightning @ the Bethel saddle. Waited for a break to dash up the E summit via the std route, but descended Cooper's route...waaay better! I'll come back for Pettingell
Posted May 17, 2012 4:42 pm

JonBradfordThe Citadel
Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2004


Beautiful mountain. Climbed with my friend and dogs Raymond and Sopris. Made it off the mountain just as the storms moved in. The Citadel has got to be the nicest mountain in this region of the Front Range.
Posted May 13, 2012 1:24 pm

Brian KaletSki  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 5, 2006

Brian Kalet

With "Golden Bear Peak".
Posted Apr 19, 2012 2:19 pm

chicagotransplantSouth Side  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 6, 2010


With Bethel from Dry Gulch, was holding snow in the couloir but was soft enough and had old kick steps, no crampons were needed. Short and quick outing, a great half day spring climb!
Posted Apr 13, 2012 5:05 pm

GarethThe Citadel  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2008


I climbed "The Citadel" with slowpoke before traversing over to Pettingell. It was a long, but very fun day of scrambling and ridge running. I’ve pondered Someday repeating the traverse, starting with Mt. Bethel. It might be fun to ring Herman Gulch as completely as possible.
Posted Apr 11, 2012 5:07 pm

Brian JenkinsThe Citadel  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2004

Brian Jenkins

Well, I guess I need to repost this since Aaron was nice enough to delete all this stuff. Climbed this with a friend of my brother after Hagar (apparently another Aaron deletion) and Trelease. Was a really fun day with some fun scrambling. Blue sky, no clouds all day. Sucked wind as I am not from the area or elevation. Hit both summits just to be sure. Thanks, Aaron - now I will never know what I originally put in the log or what I was thinking at that time.

Good luck with the rewrite Gareth.
Posted Apr 11, 2012 2:22 pm

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