Grays Peak Climber's Log

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Asphazell - Mar 1, 2005 12:14 pm

Route Climbed: Stevens Gulch Date Climbed: July 2001  Sucess!

Very first 14'er.....with Torreys soon after. Needless to say was hooked after that!


ColoradoScott - Feb 2, 2005 11:47 am

Route Climbed: Stevens Gulch East Face route Date Climbed: August 21, 1983  Sucess!

We started climbing under a full moon at midnight, reaching the summit well in time to watch the sunrise over the eastern plains. Six of us snuggled under three sleeping bags to stay warm in the 20 degree summit temps and then had sausage and eggs cooked on a stove on top while mountain goats checked us out.


Richrat - Jan 30, 2005 6:50 pm

Route Climbed: Steven's GulchTrail Date Climbed: July 2003  Sucess!

I climbed Grays and Torreys that day. It was quite windy on the traverse between the two. There were many mountain goats out that day as well.


mfox79 - Dec 13, 2004 12:14 am

Route Climbed: stevens gulch Date Climbed: 4/26/03  Sucess!

My first fourteener, started for the summit at 2:00 pm and made it back to the car by 6:00 pm. fun climb, this was the first time I had encountered mountain goats from a close distance. Perfect weather not a cloud in site.


CBakwin - Dec 1, 2004 4:07 pm

Date Climbed: November, 2004  Sucess!

Kind a nasty up there, blowing snow, 45mph wind and about 15 degrees, but a great workout. Couldn't see much. 3000 feet vertical then down 500 and up 500 for torrey's, did it in 6 plus a bit hours.


csmcgranahan - Oct 31, 2004 9:34 pm

Route Climbed: Horseshoe Basin Date Climbed: August 28, 2004  Sucess!

Had a great hike summiting both Gray's Peak and Torrey's Peak from the Horseshoe Basin trailhead which is a little more difficult but a lot more remote than the busy trailhead on the I-70 side of the peaks.

ripper333 - Oct 24, 2004 4:18 pm

Date Climbed: winter 2002  Sucess!

headed here from torreys. long day. back late.


mr_g - Oct 12, 2004 10:53 am

Route Climbed: North / South Slopes Date Climbed: July 10, 1999  Sucess!

Started from Stevens Gulch and did the standard route to to Grays, then traversed to Torreys. Glissaded down from the saddle back to the main trail for a round trip time of about 6 hours.

Brad Snider

Brad Snider - Sep 21, 2004 9:06 pm

Route Climbed: Stevens Gulch Date Climbed: November 24, 2003  Sucess!

My first 14er-- a cold, unprepared solo hike. But the view from the top got me hooked to climbing the mountains of Colorado!


grandwazoo - Sep 13, 2004 10:15 am

Route Climbed: Stephens Gulch Date Climbed: September 12, 2004  Sucess!

Flew in from Salt Lake on the 6:30 am flight, drove to the trail head hit Grays and Torreys... to many people, thought I was on Mt. Whitney.


thebeave7 - Sep 10, 2004 3:27 am

Route Climbed: Loveland Pass Traverse Date Climbed: August 2nd, 2004  Sucess!

My final peak obtained as part of the Traverse from and to Loveland Pass. Awesome views from the summit.

Eric J Lee


smudge - Sep 7, 2004 4:45 pm

Route Climbed: Stevens Gulch Date Climbed: 09-07-2004  Sucess!

NIce hike in a beautiful area. The trail was very icy all the way to the summit with a 6 am start, so I moved a little slower than I would have liked......but a picture perfect I can't complain. I didn't see anyone else on the trail until I was about a mile from the trailhead on the descent...which I hear is a rarity on this mountain. Good stuff.

F Bomb

F Bomb - Aug 26, 2004 2:11 pm

Route Climbed: Standard Date Climbed: August 23,2003  Sucess!

Beautiful day to begin with and then cold as hell by the time we reached the summit, no views to be had. By the time we got to Torreys it was clear skies and wonderful views.


georgbetsy - Aug 21, 2004 5:47 pm

Route Climbed: Steven's Gulch Date Climbed: August 21, 2004  Sucess!

My wife and I climbed Grays and Torreys today with a group from the CMC boulder section. Had a wonderful time. There were hundreds/thousands of hikers on the trail -- it was the hike with Ed Viestus day, which we did not know about.

However, looking at the positive side, I thought it impossible to find that many Americans that would be willing/able to hike for 8 miles and 3000ft. It is good to see that many people interested in spending time outdoors.


pusdkq6ee - Aug 20, 2004 3:28 pm

Route Climbed: Stephens Gulch Trail Head Date Climbed: 8-12-04  Sucess!

Hiked up to the top, the first half is easy hike, but the second half was steep. I did hike up to the top, beautiful view. No rain or thunderstorm. very lucky


Saintgrizzly - Aug 10, 2004 8:31 pm

Route Climbed: Standard Date Climbed: '70's, '80's, 90's  Sucess!

I've done Grays 7 or 8 times, always early in the year as a "conditioning" hike, about half the time traversing over to Torreys. Don't do this one for solitude.


shannarae2k - Jul 26, 2004 10:05 am

Route Climbed: Via Horseshoe Basin Date Climbed: July 25, 2004  Sucess!

Wonderful weather - climbed the mountain twice!

Andrew McKenzie

Andrew McKenzie - Jul 19, 2004 2:07 am

Route Climbed: Horseshoe Basin Date Climbed: June 20, 2004  Sucess!

Climbed in conjuction with Torrey's. What a great day and great weather. The summit of Gray's was full of nice folks with lots of nice dogs! The basin provides such a great backdrop to sit and stare at the world around you. Truly a beautiful cirque.


TexasClimber - Jul 8, 2004 6:22 pm

Route Climbed: Standard Route Date Climbed: July 1, 2004  Sucess!

I managed to squeeze of Grays and Torrey on Thursday, July 1, 2004. The views from the top were great!


awillson - Jul 8, 2004 9:37 am

Route Climbed: Horseshoe Basin Date Climbed: August 3, 2002  Sucess!

I got off the plane from Detroit and headed straight to the top of Grays and Torreys. Needless to say, I had a bad headache and was a little dizzy. There was no snow anywhere! Very unusual.

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