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EleutherosEasy Breezy Beautiful Wetterhorn  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2009


Best-laid plans had us climbing Wetterhorn in the wee hours of the morning, followed by the hulking mass of Uncompahgre around noon. While the weather held and puffy cumulus remained cheerful, some of our party could not make both peaks. Unwilling to abandon the others, I chose to savor the slopes of Wetterhorn and leave Uncompahgre for another trip. This peak was much easier than expected, delivering only a short, docile class 3 section just below the summit.
Posted Aug 20, 2009 2:20 am

shanrickvGreat Scrambling  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2009


Great climb on a beautiful mountain. I really enjoyed the final 800 feet of scrambling.
Posted Aug 11, 2009 11:38 pm

skorpeogood time  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2009


If you pay attention it's not too bad.

We started at 4:15 AM, Ouch.
Posted Aug 4, 2009 11:56 am

Brad SniderAesthetic 14er  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2009

Brad Snider

Solid rock and a fun summit pitch. The scrambling was so fun, it ended too abruptly. Also scrambled to the top of the Ship's Prow for a good view of the other climbers coming down the summit pitch.
Posted Jul 31, 2009 11:04 pm

TahawusWetterhorn Peak (Colorado)  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2009


Climbed via the Southeast Ridge from Matterhorn Creek. Saw many marmots from where the trail first reached treeline all the way to the summit. Good rock and near-perfect weather make this a hike to remember. The views of neighboring Uncompahgre and the central San Juans were incredible.
Posted Jul 25, 2009 5:00 pm

Liba Kopeckovanice climb  Sucess!

Liba Kopeckova

Again accompanied by my dog Duchess.
Start: Matterhorn Creek trailhead.
Posted Jul 10, 2009 8:48 am

strudolyubovWetterhorn via SE ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2009


Climbed Wetterhorn via SE ridge route. Good conditions on the ridge and its east side. There is still some snow/ice on the west side of the ridge. The final gully section was dry. Good weather, great views!

09/06/2010: Climbed Wetterhorn/Matterhorn combo from Henson Creek Road. Perfect weather, nice hike/scramble, - great day in San Juans!
Posted Jun 27, 2009 10:44 pm

altitude14erRoute Climbed: Southeast Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 19, 2009


Due to the rotten snow conditions on this route I found it safest (yet not absulutely necessary) to utilize my cramp-on's, ice axe and helmut. The final crux section was dry and "safe" and the roughest patches were prior to the so called crux..
Posted Jun 27, 2009 1:28 am

byatesSouth Ridge August 06  Sucess!


From Matterhorn TH combined with Uncompahgre in six hours. August 06
Posted Dec 6, 2008 11:16 pm

srclimb1Fun Class 3  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2008


Short but sweet.2nd 14er back in CO in 10 days! On the way down, saw at least 500 sheep in the alpine valley at about 12,000'. Pretty cool! Perfect weather.
Posted Oct 14, 2008 11:34 am

MountainHikerCOThird Time  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 30, 2008


This was my third climb of Wetterhorn. We did the standard SE ridge route from Matterhorn Trailhead. My second climb was on Aug 29, 1998.
Posted Sep 14, 2008 1:05 pm

seanoLong ago  Sucess!


With the family. The last bit isn't all that bad -- steep, but short.
Posted Sep 5, 2008 7:36 pm

Panthera unciastandard route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2008

Panthera uncia

Great little scramble to summit! Perfect weather!
Posted Aug 27, 2008 2:45 pm

mountainloverCOStandard Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2008


Summitted around 10:40 with a flatlander friend who climbed Wetterhorn as her first 14er! Very fun, solid class 3 pitch to the summit, but didn't really enjoy some of the loose stuff just below it.
Posted Aug 25, 2008 11:58 pm

spannring292 of 14  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2008


Second of 14 14ers in 11 days. Quickly became one of my favorite peaks when I saw it the alpenglow from the drainage below.
Posted Aug 9, 2008 3:45 pm

LonePeakFreak3 for 3 in the San Juans  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2008


Climbed Uncompahgre, Handies, and Wetterhorn on consecutive days from our Silver Spur Motel "base camp" in Lake City. The San Juans are amazing! Recommend high clearance 4wd for road to Matterhorn TH. Fun scramble near the summit, but not as exposed as we had expected. I was feeling really good about myself on the climb until we passed a girl who had done the whole thing barefoot and was on her way down. Said she forgot her boots but still wanted to climb so she went barefoot.
Posted Aug 5, 2008 1:02 am

Ken DammenWetterhorn Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2008

Ken Dammen

Summited with my friend. Seventh 14er. Great Class 3 Scramble at the top. Great view, great weather and great Day!
Posted Jul 27, 2008 7:33 pm

cruzitSweet Climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2008


Gotta love exposed class three climbing. Wonderful climb with beautiful weather.
Posted Jul 24, 2008 4:43 pm

myroneRe: Sweet Climb


Glad that your trip worked-out well for you.
All the very best,
Posted Jul 29, 2008 10:34 pm

Alan EllisNice Mountain!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2008

Alan Ellis

Great day with great weather. Really fun mountain.
Posted Jul 21, 2008 3:15 pm

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