Keller Mountain Climber's Log

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BradBartick - Aug 14, 2021 4:22 pm Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2021

East ridge with Matt and Maggie  Sucess!

Fun route. Took Gore Range Trail 1/4 mile to old wagon road and followed it through a thousand downed trees along the ridge to avoid the slog up from Boss Hogg’s mine.


chicagotransplant - Jul 9, 2018 8:24 am Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2018

South Ridge from Bighorn  Sucess!

South ridge with Rachael. Second time up this peak, fun ridge and a shorter drive for us coming from the west than the usual Rock Creek routes. Used Bighorn Trail.

Senad Rizvanovic

Senad Rizvanovic - Aug 14, 2017 8:36 am Date Climbed: Aug 13, 2017

East Ridge  Sucess!

Interesting scrambling on East Ridge, perfect weather!


Cambot - Jul 29, 2013 10:19 am Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2013

Great people and fun rock  Sucess!

Horrible mosquitos on the approach and running from clouds on the descent (E ridge). First time in the Gores! Only a few other people on the ridge.

jjrh23 - Jun 28, 2013 3:34 pm Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2013

SE face  Sucess!

There is a trail up N. Rock Creek that takes off at the mine tailings. I did not find the trail until I came down. I went up to the basin with the small lake south of the summit, hiked NW into the next basin and then NE to the summit. This route is just Class 2.


theREALCarpeDM - Sep 8, 2012 10:24 pm Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2012

East ridge  Sucess!

First Gore attempt/summit (except for Buffalo/Sacred Buffalo several weeks ago). Thought I'd see no one, but the parking lot was full. Still, saw only 5 other hikers and 2 hunters. Thought I'd see animals, but saw practically nothing until 3 moose visited the parking lot before I left. Great ridge! The fun doesn't really start until the second false summit.


Scott - Aug 28, 2012 3:59 pm

Keller  Sucess!

I climbed Keller in September 2004 while working in Kremmling. This was only weeks before moving to Craig.


MattK - Jul 27, 2012 7:45 pm Date Climbed: May 13, 2012

YIKES!  Sucess!

What a beautiful hike! Although coming back along the ridge came as close to getting by lightning as we ever have, or want to be. Bailed down into the valley where we were meet with some nice snowdrifts.


seano - Jul 11, 2012 5:56 pm Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2012

From Bighorn Creek  Sucess!

On the way to Grand Traverse. I tried not to anger the talus spiders. Trip report.

Brian Kalet

Brian Kalet - Jun 18, 2012 11:33 am Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2012

6 Peaks  Sucess!

With Williams Peak, Williams Benchmark, 11204, 10881 & Haystack Mountain.


alpine345 - May 17, 2012 3:31 pm Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2006

boss hike  Sucess!

Walked up to the Boss mine, then up to the E ridge, the back the E ridge. The only place I've seen all white columbine is in the talus up high on this peak. Another peak all to my self except for a moose down low...


thatnissanguy - Dec 20, 2010 10:06 pm Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2010

giant spiders on East Ridge  Sucess!

HORRENDOUS mosquitoes on the approach. MAN EATING spiders on the ridge. AMAZING scrambling on the crest. Running from thunderstorms on the descent. Sounds like the typical Gore day eh?


astrobassman - Aug 30, 2009 11:29 pm Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2009

Long Day  Sucess!

Keller was great, but you better be in shape if you plan to pack in to upper Slate Lake after this one. The class 3 ridge on Keller is a lot of fun. I like those Gores.

Eric Holle

Eric Holle - Jul 13, 2009 11:43 pm Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2009

Bighorn Creek  Sucess!

One last hike before proposing to my fiancee on Notch Mtn the next day...very remote and peaceful.


shknbke - Sep 10, 2008 12:01 pm Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2008

via Bighorn Creek drainage  Sucess!

Combined Keller with N. Traverse, Grand Traverse, and 12485. Up Bighorn Creek and down Deluge Lake trails with car shuttle. A long day of scrambling! See TR.


SarahThompson - Aug 11, 2008 11:15 am Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2008

East Ridge up, South Slopes down  Sucess!

The east ridge was an easy 3rd class scramble. Descended a loose gully to the south and just when the bushwhacking started getting bad, we found a fairly good trail that led all the way back to the mine! This trail is a good ways above the valley floor.


habaceeba - Jun 29, 2008 6:12 pm Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2008

Keller  Sucess!

It was a perfect day. I got to the trailhead at 3am and started at 4am. It was a bushwhack up to the ridge and the 3rd class route finding was a blast. I spent some time on the summit learning my favorite Colorado range, then decided to glissade 1100 vertical feet down the SE face of Keller into the Rock Creek drainage. It was a grueling bushwhack back to Boss Mine. Since my first visit I've been intrigued by the Gore Range, and today I obtained my first Gore Range summit. I'm hooked!


DharmaBum1984 - Feb 17, 2008 11:02 am Date Climbed: Feb 10, 2008

East Ridge  Sucess!

A good, long push up the east ridge, on our second attempt (a week after the first). One of the best days I've ever had in the mountains.

ripper333 - Feb 11, 2008 3:52 pm Date Climbed: Feb 10, 2008

east ridge  Sucess!

tried last weekend and was unsuccessful..
got turned around on approach to base of ridge.. (uncivilized weather) but we
saw sundays forecast looking favorable and decided to try again.. 5am start..
lots of work to break trail.. ridge was some fun 3rd class climbing..14hour day... thanks jesse..


chicagotransplant - Sep 10, 2007 10:27 am Date Climbed: Sep 9, 2007

South Ridge  Sucess!

Hiked the south ridge route from Bighorn Creek with Gurlyclimber. Capped a nice long weekend of Gore climbing! Fun exposed 3rd class if you stay on the ridge crest, some of it can be bypassed on the east if not to your liking.

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