Grizzly Peak Climber's Log

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Pete Castricone

Pete Castricone - Dec 19, 2009 9:46 am Date Climbed: Dec 18, 2009

From Loveland Pass  Sucess!

With a great group from 14ers.com.

colinpence

colinpence - Sep 28, 2009 7:03 pm Date Climbed: Jun 13, 2007

it beat me up  Sucess!

I climbed this mountain from Loveland Pass.

The up and down of trying to summit Grizzly can get you, but the view at the top is awesome.

Date climbed is approximate, but I was accompanying my "usual suspects"

harryquach

harryquach - Aug 26, 2009 11:50 am Date Climbed: Dec 10, 2005

Long Day  Sucess!

Sorry this is so old but was updating my profile and thought I would add this. Long day, started from Loveland pass in the dark at 5:30 AM. Made good time to the ridge to watch the sunrise. Made the summit around 10:00 AM. Descended to the saddle between Torreys and Grizzly and ascended halfway to Torreys. Had to be back in Denver by 5 so we turned around at 11:30 and made our way back. This is the only time I have gotten AMS bad. Threw up twice on the way back to the pass. Not a fun time, beautiful day though.

haytraci

haytraci - Aug 9, 2009 3:46 pm Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2009

Grizzly Indeed  Sucess!

Grizzly Peak was a bit more of an endeavor than expected; however, I probably wouldn't have thought so if it weren't for the fact that it was my son's first peak...he's 17 months old and was carried on my back the entire time. After much debate at the class 3 rock outcrop, we did move on and it turned out to be a little less arduous than it looked...but don't be fooled: it is definitely not for the inexperienced hiker. One false move on the final push and you're going for a ride that may land you in the hospital, or worse. Awesome views and no one else on the summit, although we had to hustle down due to clouds building rapidly over the divide. Gotta love Colorado!

Foxy Long Bottoms

Foxy Long Bottoms - May 3, 2009 5:59 pm Date Climbed: May 2, 2009

Again  Sucess!

Hiked with my sweetie from Loveland Pass. Got Cupid again too.

COhawkeye

COhawkeye - Mar 17, 2009 2:01 pm Date Climbed: Apr 23, 2008

From Loveland Pass  Sucess!

2nd time climbing Grizzly from Loveland Pass.

astrobassman

astrobassman - Mar 7, 2009 9:38 am Date Climbed: Feb 15, 2009

Great Cold Day  Sucess!

We topped out after a few hours of blasting cold winds. Perfect weather training for Denali!

Haliku

Haliku - Feb 15, 2009 7:48 pm Date Climbed: Feb 15, 2009

Via Loveland Pass  Sucess!

Astrobassman and I loaded up our packs and used this climb for some Denali prep training. It was cold and windy but with blue sky and sun. A great morning workout.
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7/9/06
Climbed during a rainy weekend--didn't want to spend the whole weekend indoors. A nice hike in the rain and clouds.

Narendra

Narendra - Jan 1, 2009 3:19 pm

grizzly  Sucess!

nice hike before work

co14er

co14er - Oct 25, 2008 10:46 pm Date Climbed: Oct 18, 2008

From Loveland Pass  Sucess!

Great hike we hit every 13,000 ft point on the ridge, winds were gusting 40 - 50 temp was 30's some new snow, all in all it was GREAT!

MollyL

MollyL - May 19, 2008 1:10 am Date Climbed: May 18, 2008

Loveland Pass  Sucess!

Beautiful climb, but the winds were crazy! Still quite a bit of snow up there too!

peakrat76

peakrat76 - Apr 27, 2008 11:31 am Date Climbed: Jun 6, 1984

Loveland Pass Route  Sucess!

Fun solo from Loveland Pass.

big_g

big_g - Apr 14, 2008 12:07 pm Date Climbed: Apr 13, 2008

uncharacteristic good weather  Sucess!

little to no wind most of the time. the summit was dead calm and not a cloud to be seen. kind of a PITA with all those humps on the ridge!

heather14

heather14 - Apr 6, 2008 12:19 pm Date Climbed: Apr 5, 2008

via Loveland Pass  Sucess!

This hike lived up to it's reputation for this time of year....windy!! Still a great day.

SarahThompson

SarahThompson - Mar 31, 2008 12:19 am Date Climbed: Mar 20, 2005

2x  Sucess!

3/20/05 - Snow was falling heavily and it was dark on the way down: "Man, those lights down there that we're walking toward seem so much further away than they really are...oh crap that's I-70, not Loveland Pass." Kind of an epic in the "early days".

1/26/13 - Loveland Pass-> "Cupid" -> Grizzly -> Torreys -> Grays -> Stevens Gulch

Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - Mar 30, 2008 10:34 pm Date Climbed: Mar 30, 2008

Loveland Pass  Sucess!

I've gotta say, today Grizzly Peak lived up to its name in full force: GRIZZLY. Insane winds sandblasted us with ice crystals from start to finish. Fortunately, we reached the summit during merely high winds. Suddenly, the wind kicked up a notch and we donned our backs and descended. The scenery was drop-dead gorgeous. The return trip over endless humps in cold horizontal winds quite honestly crapped me out. I was admittedly happy to reach my warm truck for the drive home. Hiking partners: John K's CMC trip.

Roam Around - Mar 10, 2008 12:16 am Date Climbed: Mar 9, 2008

Great Day Out  Sucess!

Beautiful blue sky day in early March. Great day on a great mountain. Loveland Pass to Grizzly Peak, via Cupid.

MountainHikerCO

MountainHikerCO - Mar 5, 2008 9:46 pm Date Climbed: Jan 24, 2004

Loveland Pass  Sucess!

This was my 6th time climbing Grizzly. Half of those were in the winter because of easy access from Loveland Pass.

MountainHikerCO

MountainHikerCO - Mar 5, 2008 9:42 pm Date Climbed: May 16, 1992

with Torreys  Sucess!

This was my first climb of Grizzly. I approached from Loveland Pass and continued on to Torreys. The weather was brewing so I descended to Stevens Gulch trailhead. I was then fortunate enough to get a ride from there back to Loveland Pass.

MattK

MattK - Dec 28, 2007 6:06 pm Date Climbed: Jun 2, 2007

Grizzly  Sucess!

Wife, dog and I. Real fun hike!

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