Flagstaff Mountain Climber's Log

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The Vor

The Vor - Apr 10, 2009 9:22 pm Date Climbed: Apr 10, 2009

Nice day  Sucess!

Skinned up from alta and then over to 10,651 and down. Back up and dropped back to alta. Good april powder. Nice quick morning jaunt.

vanman798

vanman798 - Jan 12, 2009 11:56 am Date Climbed: Jan 10, 2009

10,651  Sucess!

Skinned up from Alta, skied down into Days, and then skinned up to the higher point of 10,651 ft at N 40.60493 W 111.64448. Basically reversed the route to get back to Alta.

NoSubas

NoSubas - Dec 22, 2008 4:22 am

No ski lift!!

It's good the way it is

byates

byates - Dec 4, 2008 12:23 pm

All year round peak  Sucess!

Rather disturbed by the thought of a ski lift to the top, Usually ski it a couple of times per season, I like to hike the Ridge from Flag to Prince of Wales Mine in Early July, the approach up Toledo and the Ridge has some of the best early Wildflowers.

Gahugafuga

Gahugafuga - Oct 8, 2008 5:56 pm Date Climbed: Oct 8, 2008

W Ridge  Sucess!

Climbed over Flagstaff to UN 10561 after lingering snow forced me to bail off my plans for Superior and Monte Cristo. The ridge was a great scramble although every hand and foothold needed to be tested due to loose rock.

ZeeJay

ZeeJay - May 21, 2008 5:33 pm Date Climbed: May 21, 2008

A snowy, white-out kind of day  Sucess!

Climbed both Flagstaff and 10561 for the 20th time today. It was snowing and you couldn't see very far. But, the fresh snow made for a great glissade down. Who would have thought there'd be so much snow at the end of May!

renogurt

renogurt - Sep 4, 2007 12:52 pm Date Climbed: Jan 5, 2007

Toledo chute  Sucess!

I've only been on top in the winter. Skied Toledo chute about 5 times last year and the year before.

Moogie737

Moogie737 - Aug 29, 2007 1:15 pm Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2007

Superior Ridge climb and ridge scramble  Sucess!

This peak (my 2nd time at the summit) was only part of a horseshoe ridge scramble from the bottom of south Superior ridge east and around over Devil's Castle, Sugarloaf and Mt. Baldy to the Snowbird tram. That, my friends, is one long hike! Take lots of water and be prepared for 12 hours minimum.

J Anderson

J Anderson - Jul 11, 2007 11:46 am Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2007

Matt likes his ridges scrambled  Sucess!

Nice morning hike to the top of flagstaff with Matt. Up the south facing slope and down the ridge to Cardiff Pass.

Matthew Van Horn

Matthew Van Horn - Jul 11, 2007 11:16 am Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2007

Sunrise from Flagstaff  Sucess!

Started the trail at the Alta guard station about 4:25 AM and headed up the south slope. About 70 minutes to the peak. I was with Justin A. (Gutloaf), and we continued on to the two higher points along the R & B ridge, then instead of going back down the south slope, wewent west on the ridge toward Superior, and then down from Cardiff Pass. 3 hours round trip, and back home in time to shower, eat, hug my babies, and get to work by 9.

highpeakskier

highpeakskier - Jan 8, 2006 4:58 pm

Route Climbed: Alta Date Climbed: December 23, 2005  Sucess!

Steep Climb, Great decent on good snow. 1:45 pm.

mountaingazelle

mountaingazelle - Aug 28, 2005 7:52 pm Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2005

Flagstaff Mountain  Sucess!

South Slopes: (August 28, 2005) - Short and Steep. Great views from the top. I continued traversing the ridge to Honeycomb Cliffs and hiked down Grizzly Gulch.

West Ridge: (September 14, 2008) - Hiked from Cardiff Pass up the west ridge. Fun scrambling on this route. Then I continued to 10,561 and traversed Reed and Benson Ridge. I hiked down Cardiff Fork. Few people explore this ridge but I did see a few mountain goats.

John Styrnol

John Styrnol - Aug 11, 2005 7:25 pm

Route Climbed: Alta Date Climbed: Jul 02  Sucess!

This was a great 4th of July hike.

Bignick

Bignick - Jun 20, 2005 9:45 pm

Route Climbed: South Slopes via Alta Date Climbed: November 4, 2001  Sucess!

Short, Sweet, and Steep. Climbed more than once.

craghag

craghag - Jun 6, 2005 10:51 am

Route Climbed: Cardiff Pass Date Climbed: August 8, 2004  Sucess!

Lots of wildflowers.

Scott

Scott - Dec 22, 2004 11:45 pm

Nice climb  Sucess!

October 1996.

marauders

marauders - Dec 8, 2004 1:25 pm

Route Climbed: South Ridge Date Climbed: 11/22/97  Sucess!

Great peak for skiing. Avalanche danger is much less severe than the routes coming off of Mount Superior. The view are okay from this peak, I probably would only venture this summit for skiing.

PellucidWombat

PellucidWombat - Oct 19, 2004 11:56 pm

Route Climbed: West Ridge via Cardiff Pass Date Climbed: July 16th, 2004  Sucess!

Fun class 3 scramble, and a very short route - great for an afternoon scramble

MrWasatch

MrWasatch - Sep 29, 2004 12:53 am

Route Climbed: South slopes from Alta; North ridge from Days Fork. Date Climbed: Many  Sucess!

After several ascents from the Alta side, I climbed Flagstaff and it's higher north neighbor (10,561') via Days Fork. The ridge between the peaks involves a little scrambling. Great views.

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