Harvard and Columbia combination Climber's Log

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yadahzoemtn - Jul 17, 2014 10:16 am Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2014

Columbia and on to Harvard  Sucess!

Long day. Recommendation: Do Columbia first. Scree on Columbia is brutal. Did this route with Colette and Greg. Thanks for a great day.


SenadR - May 23, 2014 10:50 pm Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2009

Long day  Sucess!

Long but rewarding day, luckly we had good weather window for this combo.


bighornmonkey - Aug 2, 2012 11:21 am Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2012

tried to stay on the ridge   Sucess!

Ascended Harvard first, then traversed to Columbia. Going down Columbia was quite a pain in the butt with endless scree and talus.


chicagotransplant - Oct 23, 2011 6:19 pm Date Climbed: Oct 22, 2011

Low Road  Sucess!

Solo traverse of Frenchman Creek starting with PT 13374 then Harvard and finishing on Columbia. Took the low road on the traverse to avoid the rabbits, tedious boulder hopping especially with the snow on the boulders, but otherwise a nice fall day!

Ted Eliason

Ted Eliason - Aug 30, 2009 8:05 am Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2009

The ridge  Sucess!

In good weather Harvard is an easy hike up on a good trail. The ridge over to Columbia is solid and fun. Columbia itself remains a slog over scree and talus.


heather14 - Jul 8, 2007 3:35 am Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2007

The Traverse  Sucess!

A very long day! Got caught on the traverse by some storms which didn't help, but we got both peaks!

Michael Hoyt

Michael Hoyt - Nov 4, 2006 12:20 am Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2003

North Cottonwood TH, Ascend Harvard S Slopes to Columbia N Slopes, Descend Columbia W Slopes  Sucess!

This double is a long hard hike, especially doing Harvard first. The descent from Columbia is a down climb on braided trails of skree. If I ever do this again it will be an ascent of Columbia and a descent on the "stairs" from Harvard. Someone has done some "serious" work on the Harvard trail. It's great!

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