Carlton Peak Climber's Log

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nader - Oct 22, 2020 6:43 pm Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2020

Carlton Peak   Sucess!

see trip report


distressbark - Jan 5, 2017 7:16 pm Date Climbed: Oct 12, 2013

Temperance River SP  Sucess!

Hiked in and out from the trailhead on MN-61 at Temperance River State Park. Awesome hike, beautiful fall colors.


Tonka - Apr 5, 2016 3:15 pm Date Climbed: Apr 2, 2016

Seasonal change up North.  Sucess!

Took a couple on their first real hike of any mountain. Even though it was a MN mountain it was still a little over 6 miles round trip and about a 1k gain over all. Nice day, windy, with temps in the high 20's. luckily I brought my MSR stove to whip up some hot chocolate and peppermint schnapps on the summit.


mountainhare - Jun 3, 2014 8:46 pm Date Climbed: May 25, 2014

A Striking Peak  Sucess!

Looked at Carlton Peak from Britton Peak, then hiked the Superior Hiking Trail to Carlton. After going to Temperance River and back, I was impressed by the sight of Carlton's rock faces from the west.

Stu Brandel

Stu Brandel - Aug 29, 2013 8:02 pm Date Climbed: Aug 29, 2013

From Temperance River Gorge  Sucess!

An overcast day turned rainy when I reached the summit. The best hike option is to start from the Temperance River gorge on Rt 61. The gorge itself is spectacular, and starting there gives you a 3.5 mile hike with over 800 ft of gain. This mountain deserves it.


EckBecK - Jan 17, 2012 6:22 pm Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2011

great climbs

Beautiful views of the forest and lake from the summit. A lot of great climbing routes as well. I took my first trad fall on lead while climbing route 16. A good 15 foot drop, quite the well needed and crazy experience.


jdzaharia - Jan 3, 2012 10:52 am Date Climbed: Jan 2, 2012

From Britton Peak Trailhead  Sucess!

Nice 1.5-mile hike along the SHT. Plenty of prior foot traffic through the minimal snow made the hike easy. Interesting rock along the trail, skirting the north, east, and south sides of the summit block. Views of the Sawtooth range, Lake Superior, taconite plants at Taconite Harbor and Silver Bay, and the distant Wisconsin shoreline.


eric-griz - Jun 10, 2010 9:39 am Date Climbed: May 7, 2010

Interesting place  Sucess!

Hiking southwest along the Superior Hiking Trail.

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