Little Matterhorn Climber's Log

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BradBartick - Aug 23, 2022 6:10 pm Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2022

Great route. Talus pile not so much.  Sucess!

Do this route, it’s fun. For those less comfortable with breathtaking exposure, there are some circumnavigation options until…there aren’t any more. The step-around move is actually as thrilling as can be, but holds are bomber and feet are great. It’s just your *ss hanging out there over the void that’s potentially unnerving.

On the talus portion of the approach, start moving talus-climber’s right sooner rather than later. About halfway up the talus pile, along the climber’s right side, grassy slopes will appear making passage much easier.

Senad Rizvanovic

Senad Rizvanovic - Aug 23, 2019 6:13 pm Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2019

Great climb!  Sucess!

Nice little mountain with great ridge!

Pete Castricone

Pete Castricone - Aug 21, 2012 11:13 am Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2012

Fun Scramble  Sucess!

Wild raspberries, bull elk, wilderness tarn, glaciated gorge, and fun scrambling...RMNP at its best. Easy and fun scramble along the ridge with very little exposure. Lots of options to add some rock climbing. I barely fit into the squeeze chimney to reach the end of the ridge.


mezip - Apr 19, 2011 12:12 pm Date Climbed: Sep 26, 2009


Climbed with the CUHC.


pksander - Sep 3, 2007 9:43 am Date Climbed: Jun 6, 2006

SP gathering  Sucess!

Climbed with a good cadre of SP'ers. A great day.


MoapaPk - Jul 31, 2006 2:06 am Date Climbed: Jul 10, 1971

memories  Sucess!

I was 16! I remember those exposed moves -- but fortunately, at that young age, I could jump like a gazelle. My climbing partner saw the first notch, said "no way" and I picked him up on the way back. Wherever there was bad exposure, I just jumped across. As, to have those tendons and those nerve endings these days.


mlatham - Jul 16, 2006 9:19 pm Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2006

Great Gathering of SP folks  Sucess!

Lots of fun in the Park and at the brewfest.


Chris - Jun 22, 2006 8:13 pm Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2006

Very fun day out w/ the SP folks!

Did the SP spring gathering (and brewfest!). Great time!

The great scrambling along the ridge is pretty short and the loose talus slog is pretty long... but it was still a good time with great company.


Gareth - Jun 16, 2006 4:36 am Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2006

Ja war es gut  Sucess!

Climbed with the SP Colorado group spring gathering 2006, my first SP gathering. Had a great time. Loose rock on the slope up to the ridge was a concern, but we all managed to survive. I hate to say it, but this was only my second climb in RMNP… I have to go back for more!


smudge - Jun 12, 2006 12:45 am Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2006

Muy Bueno  Sucess!

Great climb as the spring summit post gathering!

Mountain Jim

Mountain Jim - May 7, 2006 12:55 am Date Climbed: Jul 24, 1984

Standard Route  Sucess!

Total ascents = 2. Nice exposed scramble along the summit ridge.


NanitaD - Feb 28, 2006 12:53 am Date Climbed: Jun 28, 1997

Great Summit view  Sucess!

The Little Matterhorn lived up to it's reputation of being a fairly easy climb where spectacular photos can be taken. Unfortunately I do not have the photos that were taken that day...just the memory of a good climb.


jennakate - Sep 30, 2005 9:12 pm

Route Climbed: Ascended south face, descended north face Date Climbed: September 4, 2005  Sucess!

Fun little solo scramble!

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