Greenhorn Mountain Climber's Log

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Dundeel - Aug 6, 2023 11:36 pm Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2023

Greenhorn  Sucess!

Went up the North Peak trail but descended from the 12,000 saddle.

Senad Rizvanovic

Senad Rizvanovic - May 30, 2022 9:01 pm Date Climbed: May 29, 2022

Nice Day  Sucess!

Together with North Peak and PT10390, nice views of Sangres!


BKiser90 - Jul 11, 2021 3:56 pm Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2021

Pueblo County HP  Sucess!

After ascending to the ridge and hitting North Peak we followed the ridge south to Greenhorn. Wildflowers in full bloom. Saw some bighorn along the ridge. Descended to Bartlett trail then back to TH. Road and trail are in perfect summer conditions.


ericnoel - Sep 20, 2020 6:37 pm Date Climbed: Sep 20, 2020

Greenhorn  Sucess!

Bartlett Trail. No issues this time.


TooHotOctopus - Aug 26, 2019 9:03 am Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2019

Hike from the east is the real deal  Sucess!

Hiked from the east side starting just outside Rye. Almost 13 miles round trip with a whopping 5k feet of elevation gain. The last bit of trail is completely concealed by avalanche scar so be prepared to blaze your own trail through the trees to reach the talus field. From there, approach the north summit from the south side. It is a very steep ascent. There will be a very large cairn marking the top of the very broad, flat summit, though you can't see this from the botom of the talus field. My dog was able to climb the steep talus but did have some trouble getting through the downed trees in the avalanch scar. This hike may be more manageable from the west side until the avalanch debris has been cleared.


McCannster - May 28, 2019 6:39 am Date Climbed: May 26, 2019

via Bartlett Trail  Sucess!

Great hike, saw a small bear. Still lots of snow up on the upper plateau of the range. Excellent views from the top, good weather. CO County HP #16.


Kiefer - Jul 7, 2018 6:02 pm Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2018

Plan B day  Sucess!

This was plan B due to CDOT closing hwy 160 due to wildfires which, I was watching from the summit.
A great day none-the-less.
Along with North Peak & UN10,980.


DougHemken - Aug 22, 2017 2:25 pm Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2017

Lovely  Sucess!

Tremendous views from Greenhorn and North Peaks


jdzaharia - Jul 6, 2015 10:55 am Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2015

Only Small Grizzly Bears.  Sucess!

While eating breakfast in Colorado City, the friendly hotel owner asked my wife and I what we were doing today. I pointed out the window to Greenhorn Mountain, and told him we were going up there. He was impressed at our ambition and said he had never been up there. His son wanted to go, but he joked that he was afraid of getting lost. With a foreign accent, he assured us that there is nothing dangerous in those mountains: "No mountain lions and only small grizzly bears." Ha ha. We hiked up the trail to the saddle south of North Peak, then across the ridge to Greenhorn. We had a nice conversation on the summit with two women who hike the peak quite often. We decended the east slopes and hiked back to the trailhead along the old road.


csmcgranahan - Sep 22, 2013 12:22 am Date Climbed: Sep 21, 2013

Amazing Day with Son  Sucess!

Started at the upper trailhead after a very long drive. My seven year old son Ian's first unassisted summit over 12,000'. Great weather day. Also did a side trip up North Peak.

Larry V

Larry V - Jul 18, 2013 10:09 pm Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2013

Bartlett Trail  Sucess!

Saved this summit for my last Colorado county highpoint. The Bartlett Trail is still good almost to treeline. It's a long ways to hike compared to the other route, but saves a lot of driving.


Fletch - Dec 28, 2012 4:30 pm Date Climbed: Nov 27, 2011

few times  Sucess!

third time was the charm


PhenomenalWoman - Aug 18, 2012 5:35 pm Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2012

Worth the Views  Sucess!

Short warm up hike in the beautiful Wet Mountains. Incredible views of 6 ranges was well worth the out of the way location.


Eleutheros - Jul 23, 2012 6:36 pm Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2012

The Greenhorn  Sucess!

This peak has incredible views for its size... the Wet Mountains are well worth a detour! Didn't care much for Bishop's Castle though...

Saw some unique spiny plants that looked something like wicked cactii/octopii (cactopuses?).

Brian Kalet

Brian Kalet - Jul 15, 2012 6:17 pm Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2012

11 Peaks  Sucess!

With Saint Charles Peak, 11692, 11580, Deer Peak, 11340, 11281, 11186, 11082, 9852 & 9293.


buzzdainer - Jul 4, 2011 11:02 pm Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2011

From upper parking area  Sucess!

Did loop up Greenhorn Mountain Trail, scrambled down to the road, and back to the car. About 2.5 hours total. Lots of mountain goats.

REM - Jun 25, 2011 8:38 pm Date Climbed: Nov 1, 2008

From the End of the Road  Sucess!

Deceiving perspective from trailhead.


JohnnyCO - Apr 25, 2011 7:48 pm Date Climbed: Apr 22, 2011

Snowed Out

Never made it due to waking up in crummy, snowy weather on day 2 backpack. I'll be back.


Iconicj - Oct 23, 2010 3:46 pm Date Climbed: May 31, 2009

First 12er  Sucess!

I moved here in May, and kept calling the forest service daily to figure out when the road was clear to the top. Once I was confident my 2wd could make it, I went for it. I nice easy hike, with a scramble at the end, via Barlett. Beautiful day.

Jeremy Hakes

Jeremy Hakes - Sep 19, 2010 9:44 pm Date Climbed: Sep 17, 2010

Beautiful hike!  Sucess!

Beautiful hike, almost entirely above timberline. Did it with North Peak. Just over 6 miles, 1500' gain, about 2.5 hours. One of my favorites of the year.

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