Downs Mountain Climber's Log

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eli.boardman - Dec 27, 2018 12:39 pm Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2016

Wind River traverse  Sucess!

Part of a 26-day Wind River traverse with family and dogs; backpacked over summit on way from Downs Fork to Roaring Fork headwaters


dino61111 - Jan 24, 2015 5:02 pm

Wind is the word  Sucess!

Approached by way of the Glacier Trail, skirted Talus Mountain and camped on Goat Flat. Tremendous thunderstorm that night which nearly took me out! Crossed No Man's Pass and kick-stepped my way up snow field directly to the summit. The wind was so fierce I actually got blown off my feet up near the summit! Views south to the Titcomb Basin group of peaks is unique.


SarahThompson - Aug 2, 2012 8:33 pm Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2012

Via Goat Flat  Sucess!

Up and over at the start of a long backpack along the Divide. Great trip.

Matt Lemke

Matt Lemke - Aug 27, 2011 6:48 pm Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2011

From the south...  Sucess!

coming up from Bear Basin in the middle of a Winds trek

chugach mtn boy

chugach mtn boy - May 23, 2009 11:53 pm Date Climbed: Jul 15, 1977

Mtn Lion, 1977  Sucess!

First time up this peak I came over Goat Flat with a British companion, Charlie Whitby. A fog came down on the plateau on the way back and, in the spooky half light with the sound deadened, we surprised a mountain lion. Have also done this peak from Green River Lakes over Osborne--another rewarding and lonely route.


goofball - Oct 11, 2008 11:00 pm

West Side Approach, August 2004  Sucess!

Loved Bear Basin ! Clear Creek beyond the natural bridge was a bushwhack through a blanket of dead trees from a previous years fire.


jstanley - Aug 8, 2007 11:11 pm Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2007

Goat Flat (NW) Route

From my camp at just under 11,000 ft a mile SW of the 10895 ft pass crossed by the Glacier Trail, I hiked across Goat Flats and over the No Mans Pass and up to the summit. I enjoyed a great view from the top of this big, remote peak.


mtnhxc - Nov 6, 2006 4:50 pm Date Climbed: Jun 26, 2005

Route Climbed: From The North  Sucess!

Climbed it with montana boy, and would agree, not a very exciting climb. maybe it was the huge packs, or the awful night spent near Dad's Lake on very rocky ground. we climbed from the North along the Continental Divide on our way to Downs Lake via No Man's Pass.

montana boy

montana boy - Dec 6, 2005 12:26 am

Route Climbed: Standard Date Climbed: June 26, 2005  Sucess!

Climbed in a blizzard on the way to Downs lake valley. It was a beast with the conditions and expedition packs, but i'm sure the views would have been great. Not much of an exciting climb though.

EC Ryder - Jan 17, 2005 9:07 pm

Route Climbed: East Slopes Date Climbed: July 1993  Sucess!

Crisp and very clear. Amazing 360 panoramas of the Winds across to the Tetons.

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