Really enjoyed the views from the top of this fluted beauty! Adams, Crestones, Horn Peak and a crazy sea of mountains to the north - all amazing! Saw a ptarmigan on the summit! Crazy snow pack and run off in Dry Creek basin! Nice wild flowers, too.
Awesome, I went to the 14er dot com spring gathering where I met a lot of friends some of who I hiked later that summer. Still some snow in the mountain, I did the loop Horn-Fluted-Little Horn and it was surprisingly difficult class 3 on Little Horn. I descended trhrough a gully to the south to avoid the difficult ridge and got into postholing nightmare.
From Horn, along the south side of a long ridge. Trip report.
Combined with Little Horn.
With Horn Peak, Little Horn Peak, 7060 & 6980.
Awesome little peak. Climbed from Horn Creek to the saddle with Lil' Horn. Bagged Lil' Horn, over Fluted to Horn peak. Great little loop with awesome views.
Combined Fluted with Horn and Little Horn, making for a nice loop. Optional 3rd class scrambling to be had on this ridge run. I thought Fluted had the best views of the 3 peaks.
Climbed via the connecting ridge with Little Horn, continued around the cirque to Horn and down the Horn Peak Trail back to the trailhead. Great views in all directions from this peak's summit!
Ascended Little Horn Peak's NE ridge from its start, traversed to Fluted Peak, then descended south from the Fluted - Little Horn saddle with a nice glissade and followed the Horn Creek Trail back to the trailhead. The route involved plenty of 3rd class scrambling. Our descent route may not be safe in times of high avy danger.
Ran the ridge from Horn Peak to Fluted. Descended the east ridge to Dry Lakes. Great day in the sun. Fluted summit view is very good. Better than Horns by far.
I climbed Fluted and Little Horn on a crisp and beautiful autumn day. I always love some total solitude in the Sangres! A trip report is available here.