Ellingwood Point Climber's Log

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Wheelbarrow

Wheelbarrow - Feb 6, 2018 6:25 am Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2017

#47 via Zapata Falls TH  Sucess!

Enjoyed this approach and the interesting scramble up to the upper mountain. Dodged lightning storms on the way to the summit and probably spent the least amount of time on a summit I think I've ever had. Took the summit pic proof and was out of there just as it started to storm again.

yadahzoemtn

yadahzoemtn - Jan 26, 2018 9:37 pm Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2017

Along with Blanca  Sucess!

Wonderful trip with Brent and Michael

kronshage3

kronshage3 - Dec 29, 2017 4:52 pm Date Climbed: Dec 28, 2017

Via South Zapata  Sucess!

Started around 5:30AM. Trail was completely dry most of the way to tree line with some spots of a couple inches of matted down snow. Not much snow above treeline. C2 certainly requires an ice axe and crampons. Ridge to summit was sketchy due to some lingering snow. Near perfect weather conditions as well. Got back around 3:30PM.

BradBartick

BradBartick - Sep 18, 2017 5:49 pm Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2017

With Matt C  Sucess!

W/ Blanca

Onager

Onager - Sep 17, 2017 12:36 am Date Climbed: Sep 16, 2017

Ellingwood Point  Sucess!

Climbed 14,345 ft. Blanca Peak with Matt today! We started our climb from 8,300 ft. on the hideous Lake Como road. Camped at Lake Como around 12,000 ft. Started our climb up Blanca around 6:30 AM and we made the summit around 10:30 AM. I summited 14,042 ft. Ellingwood Point after, 10 more to go! We then had to hike back down the Lake Como road. Matt and I agreed hiking up and down this road was the hardest part of the trip. Overall a great trip! Approx 18 miles round trip with 7000 ft of elevation gained.

seth@LOKI

seth@LOKI - Jul 21, 2017 11:37 am Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2017

20 years later  Sucess!

In Seprtember 1997 we were trained up, camped above Como Lake ready to climb Little Bear and traverse until swirling storm clouds unleashed.

Moogie737

Moogie737 - Jul 9, 2017 11:44 am Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2017

From Blanca Peak  Sucess!

#1 7-5-17 With Brent & Lana. Interesting climb between Blanca and here. Followed mostly a cairned route below the connecting ridge. As on Blanca, we enjoyed the summit by ourselves! Fabulous views, of course. Followed a different route down to join the Blanca approach trail at 13,150. If you can imagine, a Jeep had pulled a trailer up to Blue Lakes where a group of Mountain Slavs was camped to shoot a documentary of some kind.

MissH

MissH - Jun 19, 2017 10:18 am Date Climbed: Jun 18, 2017

C2 Couloir  Sucess!

Fun first couloir climb, good snow in the morning still. Camped at S. Zapata Lake with marmots and mosquitoes. Long hike out with heavy packs, especially for first backpacking trip in a year. Awesome weekend. F'in marmots.

skorpeo

skorpeo - Dec 13, 2016 11:45 pm Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2013

Wow, Hail.  Sucess!

Harder than little Bear due to much hail.

utclimber - Oct 16, 2016 5:29 pm

Ellingwood Point  Sucess!

Nice hike.

Matt Lemke

Matt Lemke - Jan 12, 2016 7:42 pm Date Climbed: Jun 4, 2011

Together with Blanca  Sucess!

From Lake Como after summitting Blanca just before. Did the ridge traverse between them.

CWFry

CWFry - Oct 18, 2015 3:17 pm Date Climbed: Oct 16, 2015

Late Fall Ascent  Sucess!

South Face from 8800', still some nice fall colors. Ascent with MR, last portion was steep talus. No snow or ice today. Weather held despite delayed start of 9:00 AM. Good day overall. Hike back down Blanca road to the vehicle, as always, seemed too long.

ericd

ericd - Sep 19, 2015 7:15 pm Date Climbed: Sep 18, 2015

Still no snow on top  Sucess!

About 1:30hr coming off the top of Blanca Peak. Although a 14-er, Ellingwood Point is much shorter, looser rock, and has a 300' gendarme to go around. Stayed the ridge-line up to the register and then the lower variation shortcut down to trail back to lake Como. Long 16hr day car-to-car for 2 summits.

blueshade

blueshade - Jul 30, 2015 1:36 am Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2015

Traverse + Ellingwood  Sucess!

First 14ers on the year. Little Bear via the Hourglass, the Traverse, then over to Ellingwood and down the ridge- all around the cirque! The Traverse is not nearly as bad as it's made out to be.

Kiefer

Kiefer - Jan 19, 2015 1:32 pm Date Climbed: Jan 18, 2015

Winter Ascent  Sucess!

Climbed an unknown couloir (SW Couloir?) to the Southwest Ridge and followed to the summit. Very pleasing and aesthetic ridge. Spicy with the snow.

technicolorNH

technicolorNH - Aug 28, 2014 10:06 am Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2014

Second summit of the day  Sucess!

While on the summit I heard real mountaineers don't hike Gannett Peak in Wyoming in one day. I almost burst out laughing. We all do what we enjoy; everyone has a different take on the subject.

csmcgranahan

csmcgranahan - Jan 18, 2014 8:40 pm Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2013

Combo w/ Blanca

Started at 8,800' at about 2:30am and summited both Blanca and Ellingwood Point. Long but very rewarding day.

Ken Dammen

Ken Dammen - Aug 17, 2013 12:29 am Date Climbed: Aug 13, 2013

Southwest Face  Sucess!

Climbed the normal route. Ice on the rocks in the early morning, but conditions improved throughout the morning. This was #54 of the Colorado #58 14ers. Fun hike.

astroclimber

astroclimber - Jul 6, 2013 9:27 pm Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2011

Hot day in the Sangres  Sucess!

Also did Blanca on a very warm day. With Dave and Kat

Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - Jul 6, 2013 5:24 pm Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2013

From Lake Como with Blanca  Sucess!

Enjoyed the traverse over here from Blanca. It was raining the last little bit to the top, making the rocks slick, but at least the cool temperatures kept the atsmospheric electricity at bay. Opted for a "shortcut" traverse for the descent...which sucked.

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