Ice Mountain Climber's Log

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rmjwinters - Aug 28, 2017 2:43 pm Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2017

Another Centennial  Sucess!

Glad to have this one done, but loved the day!


Niederbayer - Jun 21, 2017 12:17 am Date Climbed: Jun 19, 2017

Refrigerator Couloir  Sucess!

Climbed up Refrigerator Couloir, climbed down Northeast Ridge. Tons of snow in the basin below summit. Refrigerator was less challenging than expected, ice in the lower chimney made down climbing the NE Ridge a bit iffy. Isolated peak, less than 2 dozen people signed the summit registry in 2016, mine was only the third entry in 2017


seano - May 14, 2016 2:13 pm Date Climbed: May 12, 2016

Refrigerator couloir  Sucess!

Definitely a step up from the usual Sawatch anthills. Thanks to a late-season storm, the couloir was a wretched slog through heavy foot-deep powder, and the traverse on to North Apostle was appropriately spicy. Fortunately, a cool night had hardened up the approach enough that there was no slush-wallowing in either direction. Trip report.

Senad Rizvanovic

Senad Rizvanovic - Aug 17, 2015 9:05 am Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2015

Ice and North Apostle  Sucess!

Great views from the top, probably one of the best in Sawatch Range. Interesting climb, easier than expected, last class 3 section before summit is the only real challenge, rest is easy.
Nice hike with Liba.

Liba Kopeckova

Liba Kopeckova - Aug 17, 2015 7:58 am Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2015

Ice and North Apostle  Sucess!

nice view, great looking mountain, more scree than I expected.
With Senad.


chicagotransplant - Aug 12, 2015 12:35 pm Date Climbed: May 30, 2009

Fridge  Sucess!

Refrigerator Couloir with Jamie and Mark. Ended up descending most if it too as the normal route was sketchy with lingering snow.


theREALCarpeDM - Jul 19, 2015 9:28 am Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2015

West Ridge from West Apostle  Sucess!

Third time was the charm for Ice. Ascended West Apostle from its west ridge and went directly up the west ridge of Ice. Once on the false summit, I had to descend a couple hundred feet to cross the gully below the snow. Fun, solid scramble! Returned via the SW face crap - not so fun.

Brad Snider

Brad Snider - Jul 7, 2015 5:30 pm Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2013

Ice Cubed  Sucess!

Climbed Ice Cubed with my dad. Ice Mountain was without a doubt the most interesting Sawatch mountain I've climbed. Trip Report

Woodie Hopper

Woodie Hopper - Aug 3, 2014 7:41 pm Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2014

Ice standard route from North Apostle  Sucess!

Shorter climb than I was expecting from the saddle. Short exposed crux. Great views.


rockymountaindiva - Jul 26, 2013 4:29 pm Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2011

Great Scrambling  Sucess!

Enjoyed the little bit of class 4 near the top.


pyerger - Jun 25, 2012 2:04 pm Date Climbed: Jun 23, 2012

Ice is Nice!  Sucess!

Standard NE. ridge. Great scramble! We did a fourth class variation of the crux, about fifty feet left, on somewhat solid rock. Long day, remote, very few people. This is in my top ten best peaks in Colorado!!!

Matt Lemke

Matt Lemke - Jun 2, 2012 4:49 pm Date Climbed: May 30, 2012

Apostle Couloir/SW face  Sucess!

Climbed the Apostle couloir and traversed across the SW face of Ice...fantastic climb on a fantastic day! Included West Apostle


mjholmes - Mar 12, 2012 8:04 pm Date Climbed: Aug 10, 1978

A tough one!  Sucess!

Climbed with Challenge/Discovery trip out of Crested Butte, Co. Lots of loose rock and exposure--a challenge indeed!


strudolyubov - Aug 29, 2011 11:56 pm Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2011

NE Ridge from N. Apostle  Sucess!

Climbed Ice Mountain via NE Ridge from N. Apostle. Nice solid scrambling on the ridge crest. The upper steep chimney (left of the standard gully) was fun. Beautiful weather, gorgeous views!


km_donovan - Aug 22, 2011 8:04 am Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2011

North Apsostle to Ice  Sucess!

Long day but more than worth the effort. Would like to do it again via the Refrigerator.


thatnissanguy - Jun 17, 2011 11:50 pm Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2011

The fridge is broke and ice is melting!  Sucess!

Took the refrigerator couloir to the summit. High winds and bad weather forced a downclimb of the couloir instead of a ridge traverse. Will come back in summer for the apostles.


StephanieLynn - Sep 19, 2010 11:47 pm Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2008

Crushed Ice Traverse  Sucess!

Took the ridge from Huron all the way to West Apostle, tagging Ice along the way for the second time this year. A 19 hour day. I have a love-hate relationship with this peak and it's fellow Apostles. With Heather and Craig.


sevenvii - Aug 3, 2010 3:44 pm Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2010

Ice + N Apostle   Sucess!

Did Ice via the NE ridge. No snow in the gully or on the ridge. Definitely need to test the handholds on the steeper sections of the Class 3-4 climbing as the rock is very loose, and rotten rock mixed in there too.
TH 4:30
Summit North: 9:00
Summit Ice: 10:00
Back to TH 3:00
Lots and lots of talus hopping, and some wet rock made for a very slow descent. Long day, but definitely a great time on these peaks, that dont feel like they are in the Sawatch.


Darren9 - Nov 7, 2009 12:07 am

beautiful but untouchable

In two separate attempts to climb this mountain I was unsuccessful due to deep snow and seriously high winds that pinned us in our tent for 12 hours. Still want to go back someday. A hidden gem.

Nice Axe!

Nice Axe! - Sep 16, 2009 4:27 pm Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2009

Apostle Traverse (N to W)  Sucess!

I'd been eying this traverse since 2005 and finally made it up there. The climb to North Apostle & Ice Mtn was really fun with big talus high up just below the saddle. The traverse to West and the descent were slogs!

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