Emerald and Iowa Peaks Climber's Log

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Senad Rizvanovic

Senad Rizvanovic - Sep 27, 2021 6:51 am Date Climbed: Sep 26, 2021

Clohesey Lake  Sucess!

Amazing fall day in the mountains, beautiful weather, coloras were fantastic, nice hike for sure.

Matt Lemke

Matt Lemke - Nov 15, 2019 4:04 pm Date Climbed: Oct 12, 2019

Emerald Peak  Sucess!

Finally, after 10 years I made it back to summit Emerald

Liba Kopeckova

Liba Kopeckova - Aug 1, 2018 4:21 pm Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2018

Fun day out  Sucess!

From Missouri Gulch TH, via Elkhead pass, did Emerald first, then Iowa and walked over Missouri back. Fun day out!


rmjwinters - Jul 3, 2016 11:19 pm Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2016

Via Missouri Gulch  Sucess!

Climbed Missouri with a fresh skiff of early July snow. Traversed to Iowa and the Emerald. Returned via Elkhorn Pass. Mileage is closer to 13.5 round-trip.


theREALCarpeDM - Jun 26, 2016 2:45 pm Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2016

Emerald & Magdalene (aka Silver King) from MO Gulch  Sucess!

Dayhiked these two from Missouri Gulch. Set a personal best for distance and gain in a day. I passed on unranked Iowa.


seano - May 12, 2016 7:33 pm Date Climbed: May 11, 2016

Via Clohesy  Sucess!

Nice scenery, especially after a couple days' snow. Snow conditions started to deteriorate in the afternoon, but good travel in the morning. Trip report.


SarahThompson - Dec 28, 2015 2:34 pm Date Climbed: Oct 16, 2005

Twice  Sucess!

10/16/05 - Standard route up Emerald & Iowa from Clohesy Lake.

1/30/10 - Loooong winter hike over Missouri, Iowa & Emerald from high camp. I think we got back to the tents at 9pm.


telemarkdude - Sep 21, 2013 11:17 pm Date Climbed: Sep 20, 2013

From Missouri Mountain  Sucess!

Did after Missouri Mountain from Missouri Gulch. Descended Iowa/Emerald saddle and returned over Elkhead Pass.


rockymountaindiva - Jul 26, 2013 5:05 pm Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2010

Together  Sucess!

From Clohesy Lake climbed both of these.


shanahan96 - Apr 23, 2013 5:12 pm

nasty scree lump  Sucess!

1/5/13- #51/100 in winter. a rough day where i didn't feel great, but fortunately there was a trail to follow most of the way. cool summit views!

9/14/08- solo hike of emerald for my 28th birthday. a nice fall day


MattK - Sep 17, 2012 9:44 am Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2012

From Clohesy Lake  Sucess!

Wife, pup and I with Missouri.

Eric Holle

Eric Holle - Jun 25, 2012 6:28 pm Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2011

Missouri, Iowa, Emerald Trio  Sucess!

Nice outing from Clohesy lake.

Brian Kalet

Brian Kalet - Apr 5, 2012 5:01 pm Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2006

2 Peaks  Sucess!

Emerald & Iowa


chicagotransplant - Mar 27, 2012 5:54 pm Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2004

Clohesy Combo  Sucess!

Combo loop/ridge run of Missouri, Iowa and Emerald.

Woodie Hopper

Woodie Hopper - Mar 25, 2012 2:04 am Date Climbed: Sep 13, 2007

Together with Missouri and Iowa  Sucess!

Started from Clohesy Lake and hiked after Missouri, returned same way: Missouri->Iowa->Emerald->Iowa->Missouri.

Matt Lemke

Matt Lemke - Mar 22, 2012 11:16 pm Date Climbed: Sep 13, 2009

West Ridge of Iowa  Sucess!

A nice but horrible loose class 3 route up to Iowa. We followed a route; but got off route lol.
A nice dusting of snow covered the area and the aspens were in full force!

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