Climbed Dragon's Tail and then summited. A nice climb but I was hoping for more.
With the TEA. Crossed some snow. Could see smoke in every direction.
Climbed in spectacular weather but there was a lot of snow. Hunted around for the summit marker for about an hour...no dice. Felt like the top though!
Camped near the summit during a three week backpacking tour of the Continental Divide.
True to its name. Very scenic snowshoe up, with views of Long's.
One of my first attempts at "winter" mountaineering. Temps were measured at about 13 degrees on the summit with strong winds. Estimated below-0 wind chills.
w/ B. Gibbs; Up Tonahutu (stayed at Haynatch), down N. Inlet (stayed at July). Really beautiful 3 days!
This isn't really even a summit, but it's a beautiful hike with good views of Longs. 3.5 hours ctc.
Great hike! Had lunch behind the boulders where I looked down and found a penny! Must have been a popular place to sit sheltered from the wind. Want to do this hike again. Hiked on up Hallet as well...outstanding views all along this hike.
No precipitation the whole day! Lots of wind, but great views!
Ive done it more times than I can remember
Love watching the tourists who straggle on up it then think theyre on top of the world
...and then down Tyndall to Emerald Lake. Great route.
great view of longs getting hit hard
Climbed the couloir right of the Dragon Tail. Dragon tail had deep snow and some concern over avalanche. The cornice was huge. After topping out, went to other side, descended and then climbed the leftmost couloir on the Northwest side.
Made it to the top under some harsh wind. I t was brutal above tree line, gust wind in some spots around 50 mph, visibility very poor.
Passed by on the way to Hallett Peak!
Foggy day. Also went to the summit of Hallett. Got back in time to watch the Super Bowl.
From Bear Lake, hiked up Flattop Mtn, Ptarmigan Pt, Hallett Pk, and Otis Pk, descending Andrews Glacier. Three separate boulders separated by a couple hundred feet were candidates for the high point. I measured the elevation of the top of each boulder several times and determined the central boulder to be the high point. I first hiked Flattop Mtn with my father circa 1980.
Hiked this to get better acclimatized for Elbert 2 days later. Got stormed on in the process, but ended up making it to the featureless summit. The views are worth it though.