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rockymountaindivaSteep grass  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2009

rockymountaindiva

Very steep, short but time-consuming slog. Appropriately named.
Posted Jul 26, 2013 6:55 pm

SenadRSpring climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 1, 2013

SenadR

Snow is melting fast, we were able to pick one of the snow lines from bottom of the gully all the way to the top, great views, no complaints! Blue bird day, no wind, 50° on top!
Posted Jun 1, 2013 10:47 pm

ScottLackawanna  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 30, 2013

Scott

Five 14ers.com members and I climbed Lackawanna Peak today. We climbed the south couloir.

With the current conditions, Lackawanna was much, much easier than Bull Hill (which was climbed the day before). After ~100 yards of postholing with snowshoes, the couloir was in perfect condition. The route was pretty fast, very direct, and fairly easy.

We had some pretty good conditions for glissading, but we would punch through in places, so you couldn't do a continuous glissade. Still, it was a quick trip down.

It was a good climb.

Posted Mar 30, 2013 10:34 pm

ajberryEn route to French  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2010

ajberry

S Fork Lk TH and NW slopes route up Lackawanna. Then over to Casco and on to French via Frasco BM. Descent into basin to E of Casco-Frasco Col from about half way down to col from Frasco BM (loose red gravel; perfect for descending), and back down to TH. A wonderful ridge-y loop. Nothing beyond 2+.
Posted Oct 27, 2012 1:12 pm

DerekFreedSouth gully  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 16, 2011

DerekFreed

Nice snow climb up the gully to the south from CO 82. Enjoyable mountain, tougher than the stats indicate.
Posted Apr 3, 2012 3:57 pm

Matt LemkeSouth slopes in Winter  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 15, 2012

Matt Lemke

Beautiful day to climb some snow free south slopes on another Sawatch centennial. No wind and warm temps. Clouds started rolling in for this next storm on the drive home. 3500 vertical in 1.75 miles each way. Pretty steep but got up in 2 hours!
Posted Jan 15, 2012 5:57 pm

theREALCarpeDMLack of wanna  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 14, 2012

theREALCarpeDM

I sorta started from the Upper Lake Creek TH, and kinda had the South Slopes route in mind. But I didn't stick with any plan. I just went where I wanted. I ended up following the (pretty dry) gully up to, oh about 12k. Then, turned RIGHT and hit that ridge before following it over to Lackawanna. I came down the true "South Slopes" route - at least for a while. I made my way back to my tracks up the gully and back out. Did a little post-holing and slipped a couple of times, but didn't take snowshoes. Wore microspikes a bit. Conditions were grand. First calendar winter centennial - and solo (with dog).
Posted Jan 15, 2012 12:04 am

Sarah SimonUp the NW Ridge, down the South Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 4, 2011

Sarah Simon

We ascending up the NW ridge across Pt 13660, then descending via the South Ridge. NW ridge was full of snow, much of it steep and hard-pan. South ridge was pretty loose / talus and sand. Doing this peak as a circuit route this time of year, with still-heavy snow-pack, was like doing two very different mountains in two different seasons in one day.
Posted Jun 5, 2011 5:03 pm

altitude14erRoute Climbed: Northwest Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2010

altitude14er

This was a fun bushwack off of Independence Pass! The "trail" is very, very faint don't rely on it...bring a map!
Posted Jan 15, 2011 12:25 am

Eric HolleS Slopes  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 30, 2010

Eric Holle

Nice early winter outing, cool tour with 13,660.
Posted Oct 31, 2010 7:36 pm

KieferVia Casco's Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 26, 2009

Kiefer

For basically just a lump, Steph and I made this piece of crap as hard as one could make it, not intentionally. Hiked up Lackawanna Gulch, did a lot of traversing and downclimbing the far ridge before we gained the ridge we needed below Casco then remembered we had plans we needed to keep.
Scrambled the ridge over to Lackawanna (so as not to waste the day) and bushwhacked the west slope back to the TH.
Long day.
Posted Sep 28, 2009 12:20 am

shanahan96finally!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 20, 2009

shanahan96

never heard of anyone NOT summiting lackawanna, but it took me four tries in winter to get up this SOB!

finally made it by prodding around the gully on the south slopes before cutting over to finish along the south ridge. the postholing and weather were nowhere near as horrible as they've been in the past. that made a big difference.

jamie
Posted Feb 22, 2009 7:09 pm

heather14South Slopes & 13660B  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 18, 2008

heather14

A long 1.6 miles. The awesome October day made it worth it.
Posted Oct 20, 2008 10:43 pm

Woodie HopperNW ridge traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 8, 2008

Woodie Hopper

Snow on the North side, almost none on the South slopes. Nice views. Climbed over UN 13,660B en route.
Posted Oct 8, 2008 11:32 pm

MountainHikerCOLackawannahawkalugi  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2004

MountainHikerCO

We climbed Lackawanna from North Lake Creek trailhead. We had recently seen Finding Nemo, so we were calling it Lakawannahawkalugi!
Posted Mar 20, 2008 10:32 pm

GahugafugaThe Gulch  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 3, 2007

Gahugafuga

We climbed the Lackawanna Gulch snow route. There was postholing, snow climbing, wind and loose talus. A good time was had. The end.
Posted Nov 3, 2007 9:59 pm

shknbkefrom French/Casco/13660  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 22, 2007

shknbke

I must say I am glad I didn't go up the south slopes! Combined Lackawanna with the French group via a car shuttle. Descended directly down the south ridge to our car and got into some nasty bushwacking. We probably should have countoured s.w. into the avy gully.
Posted Sep 24, 2007 2:32 pm

Brian KaletSouth Slopes/Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 30, 2006

Brian Kalet

En route to UN 13,660B. 4:50 roundtrip.
Posted Oct 2, 2006 4:11 pm

chicagotransplantRoute Climbed: Northwest Ridge Date Climbed: September 18, 2005  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 18, 2005

chicagotransplant

Had this one all to myself on a beautiful fall day, also made a stop on the summit of UN 13660B on the way back down.
Posted Jan 9, 2006 8:39 pm

Tim HeckelRoute Climbed: NW ridge/Lackawanna Gulch Date Climbed: July 18, 2005  Sucess!

Tim Heckel

Climbed the NW ridge route via Lackawanna gulch. Enjoyed the snow climb on stable snow at the head of the little-traveled basin. Had a great climb and experienced my first ever Ptarmagin attack, guess I was close to a nest!
Posted Sep 6, 2005 5:20 pm

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