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rmjwintersA Great Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 24, 2017


East to West. Plenty of elk.
Posted Jun 25, 2017 10:02 am

edevartsouth side loop  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2016


Hiked both Buffalo peaks via Fourmile TH. Made a nice ten mile loop by dropping down the south talus slopes of East Buffalo to the Salt Creek Trail then back to Fourmile.
Posted Jul 11, 2016 10:00 am

SenadRWest and East  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2015


Beautiful summer day in Buffalo wilderness, easy , relaxing hike.
Posted Aug 23, 2015 7:42 pm

MountainHikerCOWest to East from 431  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2014


With MountainHikerette, we did West first, then over to East. Did better with following roads on the return. Recommend map, compass, GPS and knowing how to use them!
Posted Aug 16, 2014 9:15 pm

telemarkdudeBuffalo Peaks Loop - East to West  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 26, 2013


Did the Buffalo peaks loop - east to west. Great weather and no one else up there.
Posted Oct 27, 2013 11:32 pm

Foxy Long BottomsWest to East  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 26, 2013

Foxy Long Bottoms

W to E traverse with Jay
Posted May 28, 2013 10:29 am

milanLast on this trip.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 29, 2012
Great holidays that I spent in the mountains. First day, I hiked Jacque Peak and Pennsylvania Mountain. It was very smoky that day, first glimpse on the fire season. View of Tenmiles are great. Second day I hiked Tweto, Mosquito, Treasurevault, Repeater, Evans B and London. Great and long trip. Then I drove to the Buffalo Peak wilderness and my car broke. I was towed to Fairplay to have my car repaired but I had to wait till Tuesday. Then they fixed it soon enough that I was able to hike both East and West Buffalo Peaks. They are awesome. I was bushwhacking a lot on the way up East Bufff.
Posted Oct 24, 2012 5:37 pm

Sarah SimonEast & West Summits Loop from east  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 23, 2012

Sarah Simon

Elk, Bighorn Sheep, bear scat...plenty of wildlife on these less-traveled peaks. Loved this outing, makes for a good, scenic day. Elissa & Laraine are troopers. :-)
Posted Jun 24, 2012 11:55 am

MattKEast and West  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 12, 2011


Climbed both East and West after a quick side trip to 12644.
Posted Nov 29, 2011 2:32 pm

hleemartin3Re: East and West


Hey Matt K,

Planning to go do east and west Buffalo peaks the first week of June. If you don't mind me asking, what was the weather like when you were up there last year in early June? Was there much snow? Thanks for any help you can give.

Lee Martin
Posted Jan 11, 2012 3:49 pm

xpdaEast and West Buffalo  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 1998


Solo, not sure of the date.
Posted Oct 29, 2011 2:00 pm

xpdaWest Buffalo  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 1998


Solo, not sure of the date.
Posted Oct 29, 2011 1:59 pm

pyergerBuffalo peaks


Got weathered off, at the high saddle. Will have to go back, and try again.
Posted Dec 3, 2009 4:59 pm

colinpencegreat loop trip  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 24, 2006


The "usual suspects" and I did the entire loop, and had a great day. One of the highlights of this trip was seeing a huge group of elk on the ridge in the distance.
Posted Sep 18, 2009 5:22 pm

shanahan96buffaloed  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 25, 2008


lovely autumn day hiking the loop, east to west, with jamie and prakash. a little bit of snow higher up made a few short glissades possible descending the northwest slope of west buffalo.

Posted Oct 25, 2008 11:44 pm

kavakFrom Four Mile Creek  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 1, 1990


We took a church group of teenagers on a wilderness outing. They all opted to fish while Mike and I climbed the Buffalo peaks from the West. And yeah we had to reclimb West Buffalo to get back. Oh well...
Posted Jul 29, 2008 10:23 am

chicagotransplantWest to East from Fourmile  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 22, 2006


Climed these peaks together from the west via Fourmile Road outside of Buena Vista. Great views of the Sawatch, Northern Sangre and Mosquito Ranges. Cold and windy day, but definitely worth it!
Posted Oct 23, 2006 8:14 pm

mtnhiker13East and West Summits
Date Climbed: Jun 24, 2006


CLimbed both peaks in a nice loop trip! Climbed with AJ and IU Trekkers. Great day in the mountains.
Posted Aug 6, 2006 9:13 pm

The Delgado'sRoute Climbed: from troutcreek pass side Date Climbed: 07/02/2005  Sucess!

The Delgado\'s

This is my 4th time up,but this time I climbed with my wife Rene and our pomeranian dog Olivia who made it up to the top never needing to be carried once.It was spectacular as always, we saw a elk herd of f the back side in a meadow. I also found a 6 point elk antler drop fron ths season in beautyful shape that was a plus. Hope to do it again some day, this was my 50th birthday yr. so I hope to go again befor I'm 60.

Posted Jul 6, 2005 11:06 pm

miztflipRoute Climbed: Standard from Buffalo Peaks Road Date Climbed: 4 July 2005  Sucess!


What an awesome outing. A last minute change of plans for the holiday weekend landed us on the Buffalo Peaks. We hiked both summits along with UN 12,644 which was an added treat. Erin and Ryan names from last year were the most recent on the UN's summit log. We lucked up and made all the right turns on the old logging roads making for a problem free day.
Posted Jul 4, 2005 5:10 pm

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