Elk Mountains Climber's Log

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alpineair - Oct 28, 2013 5:40 pm

Cool range!  Sucess!

Been here numerous times over the last three decades. Never get tired of it.

ozarkmac

ozarkmac - Sep 27, 2013 6:31 am

Majestic mountains....

Camped there with the kids when they were quite young. A bear wandered through our campground.

Liba Kopeckova

Liba Kopeckova - Aug 4, 2013 11:33 pm

many visits  Sucess!

many visits over the past several years - did all the 14ers, now working on some 13ers in the area.... love mountain biking in Crested Butte

plawski

plawski - Apr 8, 2013 8:43 pm Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2011

Snowy summer  Sucess!

A lot of snow !

Senad Rizvanovic

Senad Rizvanovic - Mar 6, 2013 10:53 pm Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2012

One of the best Range in Colorado  Sucess!

Beside San Juans, most beautiful mountains in Colorado!

mtneering

mtneering - Feb 24, 2013 1:37 am

June 2012  Sucess!

amazing mtn, south maroon

telemarkdude

telemarkdude - Jan 25, 2013 8:55 pm

Nice Alpine Feel

The peaks here definitely have a more alpine feel to them than most of the others in CO (except maybe SJ range)... Just wish it wasn't such as long drive.

Kiefer

Kiefer - Sep 18, 2012 3:27 am Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2012

Favourite Range in Colorado  Sucess!

Have visited the Elks for upwards of 10 years. The peaks in this range are stunning and fantastic. I actually like scrambling on the loose rock. I think Malamute Peak is probably the most loose I've been. Although North Maroon is pretty awful. Deep, cold winters. Great range!!!

Josh Lewis

Josh Lewis - Jul 11, 2012 3:46 am Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2012

Nice set of peaks  Sucess!

This was a good range to visit. Wish I could have done more peaks in the area.

shanahan96

shanahan96 - Jan 20, 2011 8:05 pm

fantastic elk adventures  Sucess!

have summited the elk 14ers(castle, maroon, pyramid, capitol and snowmass) along with the centennials(cathedral, thunder pryamid and hagerman) along with other enjoyable peaks. great experiences! i can't wait to venture into this great range in the winter months!

jamie

rasgoat

rasgoat - Jan 5, 2011 5:03 am

Yup  Sucess!

What he said

seth@LOKI

seth@LOKI - Dec 28, 2010 1:24 am Date Climbed: Sep 21, 1991

Bugle or Yodle!

I love the ELKS and the WEST ELKS! I put them up there just behind the Grenadiers, Crestones, and Rocky Mtn NP in terms of stoic ruggedness. The Bells though, they are the twin Matterhorns of Colorado. Everyone should at least stand in awe from Maroon Lake...

Am I supposed to have climbed all peaks to log in? I have repeated a few, skied some rare 12'ers near Marble...

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