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ripper333traverse   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2011
traversed 4 of the 5 13ers ..ran out of daylight for the last one.. nice day ..some good climbing if you stay on the ridge.. lots of route finding.. mentally dialed all day.. which was a long one
Posted Sep 20, 2011 4:13 pm

SarahThompsonWilliams Mtns Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2007

SarahThompson

Traversed the Williams Mountains which includes 5 ranked 13ers. Definately one of the more interesting areas of the Sawatch. Traverse involved plenty of 3rd & 4th class scrambling. Routefinding was essential. Long day!
Posted Mar 30, 2008 10:03 pm

HobbesgirlRoute Climbed: Southwest Ridge Date Climbed: October 2, 2005  Sucess!

Hobbesgirl

A very nice view. Worth the trip!
Posted Oct 21, 2005 1:30 pm

GarethRoute Climbed: Southwest Ridge Date Climbed: October 2, 2005  Sucess!

Gareth

What can I say, this day was one of the best I have ever spent in the mountains. From trailhead to trailhead, we didn’t see another human soul. The autumn alpine environment was something very special. It was so subdued, so quiet. It was also strangely homey feeling as this is a special area for me. We saw a couple of coyotes as we hiked up toward the Mountain. The hourglass couloir was quite loose. The climb and routefinding up the ridge was lots of fun. The crux move was even more fun. Gaining the summit of this somewhat obscure mountain was a nice accomplishment. I even had a little fun flinging snowballs off the summit in into the void below. On the hike back down we took our time enjoying the perfect and unique day in the mountains.
Posted Oct 4, 2005 1:38 pm

KaneRoute Climbed: July 27th, 2004 Date Climbed: Southwest Ridge  Sucess!

Kane

Excellent Sawatch Peak with a great view of the Hunter Fryingpan Wilderness. There are many more summits to attain in this area and will go bac in 2005.
Posted Feb 24, 2005 3:37 pm

ColonelpyatRoute Climbed: Southwest Ridge Date Climbed: July 27, 2004  Sucess!

Colonelpyat

A good day up there with Kane. The most unavoidable exposure I've experienced on a Sawatch peak. A lot of loose stuff on the left side of the gully heading up to the ridge. Lots of ptarmigans in the basin below.
Posted Jan 13, 2005 2:34 am

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