Bison Peak Climber's Log

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Wiktoria Plawska

Wiktoria Plawska - Jul 30, 2010 5:46 pm Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2010

Yes  Sucess!

Really fun and easy.


shanrickv - Jun 18, 2010 11:12 am Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2010

Wonderful Summit  Sucess!

Absolutely beautiful summit plateau. Had the mountain all to myself on great June day.

Ted Eliason

Ted Eliason - Oct 28, 2009 11:08 pm Date Climbed: Oct 24, 2009

C.O.R. on a Mountain top  Sucess!

Only a 12er but a unique one. Windy as hell in October but will return in high summer with a tent, rope, finger tape, and pro to 4".


metal4lyf - Sep 13, 2009 4:19 pm Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2009

awesome!  Sucess!

the summit plateau is a PLAYGROUND. gorgeous!


ktiffany22 - Jul 2, 2009 8:21 pm Date Climbed: Sep 20, 2008

Memorial Hike for Linda  Sucess!

What an amazing set of rocks up there! After losing Linda on 14er Crestone Needle, we hiked Bison as a memorial dedication to her. There were about 15 of us. It was sweet to remember and converse about her. She was a great mountaineer- rest in peace dear sweet Linda!


big_g - Jun 28, 2009 9:46 pm Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2009

Summit log doesn't see much use  Sucess!

The summit log was almost a year old and didn't have very many entries at all.

The rock formations were great!


argothor - Jun 22, 2009 2:43 pm Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2009

Second time on Bison  Sucess!

Beautiful day amongst beautiful rock formations. Second time up Bison, last time up was last October. I think this could become a regular peak for me to do.


Gareth - Nov 28, 2008 6:10 pm Date Climbed: Oct 11, 2008

Loop Route  Sucess!

#2 on Bison for me. This time I went with a partner. Slowpoke and I had some fun after it started snowing on us!


argothor - Oct 20, 2008 4:28 pm Date Climbed: Oct 18, 2008

Ute Creek Trail  Sucess!

What an awesome mountain. The rock formations above treeline are just spectular. Had the summit to myself, although I did see other people on the trail. Beautiful clear, sunny day, but a bit chilly (it was 27 degrees when I started) and a little breezy, but I still spent at least an half hour at the summit taking in this mountain's beauty.

I definitely plan on returning.


slowpoke - Oct 12, 2008 2:09 am Date Climbed: Oct 11, 2008

Loop Route  Sucess!

Started snowing once we hit the area above Bison Pass. Made for an interesting day.


kavak - Oct 6, 2008 10:04 am Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2002

Ute Creek TH Southwest Slopes  Sucess!

On a crisp clear day I had the mountain to myself. A one of a kind summit that makes you want to meander around on a good day.


Niederbayer - Sep 27, 2008 6:40 pm Date Climbed: Sep 27, 2008

Ute TH  Sucess!

great hike - leaves are changing, great panoramic view, just saw one other couple during my whole hike


shknbke - Apr 24, 2008 5:45 pm Date Climbed: Apr 12, 2008

Via Ute Creek, traverse to McCurdy  Sucess!

There wasn't as much snow as expected on this south facing trail, so we made good time until we got to the saddle. It wasn't as windscoured as expected above treeline, but we still had enough left in the tank to head over to McCurdy. Brutal combo hike with snow, but the views more than made up for it!


Mots010 - Nov 5, 2007 9:51 am Date Climbed: Nov 4, 2007

Ute Creek TH  Sucess!

Practically a summer day. It was downright hot for early Nov! Very cool summit.


ppergande - Aug 30, 2007 11:01 pm Date Climbed: Aug 30, 2007

Rock Maze  Sucess!

I came up from the Ute Creek TH. A fairly long approach didn't leave much time at the top before the weather moved in. I should have started earlier. Finding a path through the maze of rock made this hike very interesting and definitely one of my favorite places in Colorado. Truly a unique place!

Jeremy Hakes

Jeremy Hakes - Jul 12, 2007 4:19 pm

SW ridge  Sucess!

Great peak. Would like to camp up there and spend more time playing on the rocks.

royswkr - Sep 23, 2006 9:12 pm Date Climbed: Sep 9, 2004

From North Fork  Sucess!

Long approach to a fine plateau


jhansen007 - Jun 12, 2006 3:06 am Date Climbed: May 27, 2006

Southwest Ridge  Sucess!

Solo overnight trip. Saw 2 people on the trail Sat and about 4 on Sunday. What a neat bizarre landscape. My first use of my new bivy sac and there were tons of great sheltered spots in the rocks above treeline. Set up camp, ate dinner and summited Bison. Watched a fantastic sunset and saw the lights of Denver come into view. Got up the next morning, summitted McCurdy, and packed out. If you want to try camping above treeline, this is a good area to do it. However, water is scarce up there. Had to melt snow. I'll be back again I'm sure.

Scott Wisher

Scott Wisher - May 16, 2006 3:01 am Date Climbed: May 14, 2006

Lightning Scare from Ute Creek Trailhead  Sucess!

Got caught in a thunderstorm right as we were summitting at noon. Very scary. We were only at the summit for about 60 seconds. Beautiful summit area, just wish I could have seen more. Will be back.

Click here to see more photos from this hike.

Jared Scott - Nov 30, 2005 12:14 am

Route Climbed: Ute creek Date Climbed: November 29, 2005  Sucess!

The summit ridge is unbelievable! I could spend hours up there on a warmer day playing on the rock formations--looks like a great place to bring my sons back to play when they're a little older.

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