Methodist Mountain Climber's Log

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Kiefer - Mar 15, 2018 6:14 am Date Climbed: Mar 13, 2018

Contigency Plans  Sucess!

Plans for Kit Carson & Challenger went bust. So I spent the day in Salida doing Methodist and two other peaks UN10,580 & Cleveland Mountain. Oh, and beer. :)


chicagotransplant - Jun 8, 2014 7:32 pm Date Climbed: Jun 8, 2014

Methodist to Poncha  Sucess!

Long day, the mileage is deceiving with all the switchbacks. Climbed up Methodist and bushwhacked the ridge over to PT 10580 C and then down to the Rainbow Trail and up Poncha Mtn then followed meandering Rainbow Trail back to the car. Ended up at almost 18 miles! Whew!

Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - Apr 5, 2014 12:28 am Date Climbed: Mar 23, 2014

Service road  Sucess!

I think we all got out money's worth on this outing. With snow and wind, we were all good and tired by days end. I got the Jeep stuck up to the doors in snow (don't ask...) and therefore was kind enough to provide Kiefer and Mike with an opportunity to warm up before the hike by digging out the Jeep - sorry I only had two shovels, gentlemen heroes. :-D. The summit area - minus the towers - is a little more wild and open than I thought it would be! Views are spectacular from the top of this gem.


Kiefer - Apr 4, 2014 3:34 am Date Climbed: Mar 23, 2014

Road and some Bushwhack  Sucess!

Sarah, Logan (dog), Mike and myself hiked up the road (partially) and bushwhacked up the northeast ridge to the summit. Nice day, some stiff winds atop but rather enjoyable.
Better than expected views on top!
Logan was a trooper!!

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