Mount Bross Climber's Log

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POWERJL - Aug 18, 2005 12:29 pm

Route Climbed: Lincoln, Bross & Democrat 'loop' Date Climbed: September 3, 1998  Sucess!

A great traipse across the mountain tops! Excelelnt Wx, and a fun all around hike.

haytraci

haytraci - Jul 28, 2005 6:41 pm

Route Climbed: Decalibron Date Climbed: March 2003  Sucess!

Awesome winter ascent along with it's 3 neighbors.

HeatherF

HeatherF - Jul 25, 2005 6:03 pm

Route Climbed: Mineral Park Mine Trailhead, 4x4 road Date Climbed: July 4, 2004  Sucess!

Used this road to train for the Pikes Peak Ascent.

kylerlott

kylerlott - Jul 25, 2005 4:59 pm

Route Climbed: Decalibron Date Climbed: 7-23-05  Sucess!

Weather was perfect, people were everywhere, all over the mtns. It was nice to see how many people are getting into hiking 14ers. Descending Bross was interesting with all the loose scree, it was almost easier to "ski" down the rocks.

Helga

Helga - Jul 24, 2005 9:38 pm

Route Climbed: from Mt.Cameron Date Climbed: July 24,2005  Sucess!

Nice and easy hike from Kite Lake over Mt.Democrat and Mt.Cameron. Met up with Ryan on summit. Did not enjoy the steep descend on the West Slopes of Mt.Bross, except for watching the marmot. We were lucky it started raining/hailing only as we had completed the descend! Overall great hike with not much wind on the summits. Looking back at Mt.Democrat from Bross, we decided that Mt.Democrat is a beautiful mountain!

Cortez

Cortez - Jul 24, 2005 12:44 pm

Route Climbed: Kite Lake via Lincoln Date Climbed: June 1, 2002  Sucess!

Like most people, we climbed Bross with Lincoln & Cameron. This was our second attempt at this combo. We were turned away earlier in the season by a knarly snow storm (thunder snow!)

These 3 14ers via kite lake are among the easiest in the Centennial State.



Hiking Party:

Michael Booker

Jennifer Booker

Shiloh

jnoffsinger

jnoffsinger - Jul 18, 2005 10:16 pm

Route Climbed: Northeast Slope Date Climbed: May 25, 2002  Sucess!

Completed the quadruple with Bross. Number 6 was not much of a climb, which was great after a long day of hiking. The summit by Trent has forever been named "Hoss on Bross" Descending the ridge on the west slope was spectacular. The old man, Uncle Jack somehow beat us to the bottom. For a moment we thought fell and was left for mountain goat. Give us the damn keys next time, UJ.

CWFry

CWFry - Jul 15, 2005 5:53 pm

Route Climbed: Loop of Lincoln/Bross/Dem Date Climbed: July 2003  Sucess!

One of 4 peaks today on loop!

doumall

doumall - Jul 13, 2005 2:51 pm

Route Climbed: Kite Lake Decalobron Date Climbed: July 2003  Sucess!

5th 14er!

cruzit

cruzit - Jul 11, 2005 7:38 pm

Route Climbed: Standard Date Climbed: February 21, 2005

I can't believe I tried to climb the scree field...bummer...turned around again less than 500' from the summit. Maybe next winter.

Jessicahiker

Jessicahiker - Jul 5, 2005 12:56 pm

Route Climbed: Dolly Varden Mine Date Climbed: August 2003  Sucess!

If not for the cars going up and down the mountain, I would have enjoyed this one more so than I did. Once you get up past the mine shack, it is pretty easy. The scenery is about a "6." Good training mountain for a novice.

wwells

wwells - Jul 4, 2005 12:51 pm

Route Climbed: Decalibron Date Climbed: July 1, 2005  Sucess!

Mount Bross's huge, flat summit provided good views of Mount Democrat and Cameron Basin. The most memorable part of my hike was the descent down the West Slopes route, which was steep, slippery, and screey.

Chris

Chris - Jul 1, 2005 5:21 pm

Route Climbed: West slopes to Bross, then the Decalibron in reverse. Date Climbed: July 1, 2005  Sucess!

#1 for the day, doing the Decalibron in reverse. Nice sunny day, but super windy and somewhat chilly (about 32 at the TH at 6am). Not much snow left, ran this in running shoes w/ a light pack to train for the Pikes Peak Ascent.

keenez01

keenez01 - Jun 30, 2005 2:24 am

Date Climbed: may 12, 2002  Sucess!

Foxy Long Bottoms

Foxy Long Bottoms - Jun 20, 2005 1:49 pm

Route Climbed: Kite Lake (Bross, Cameron, Lincoln) Date Climbed: 9/02  Sucess!

Easy slog from Lincoln. We decended via the gully. . .steep scree! Probably more fun to glissade it in the snow!

georgbetsy

georgbetsy - Jun 17, 2005 1:17 am

Route Climbed: Kite Lake: Democrat, Lincoln, Bross Date Climbed: June 11th, 2005  Sucess!

Climbed, Democrat (Southeast Face), Cameron, Lincoln, Bross, and South Bross. Great hike with lots of time spent at altitude. Took approximately 6 hours for the trip.

eggheadsherpa

eggheadsherpa - Jun 9, 2005 1:57 am

Route Climbed: Kite Lake Date Climbed: September 18, 2004  Sucess!

Did the Bross-Lincoln-Democrat trifecta...pretty easy to knock out all three at once.

Ed F

Ed F - Jun 5, 2005 4:01 pm

Route Climbed: West Gully from Kite Lake Date Climbed: May 31, 2005

Climbed to 13,600 feet to the end of the snow for a ski descent. Great day with great views due to low hanging clouds. Skied back to the car on great corn.

Trip Report: West Gully Ski of Mt Bross

kjkrow

kjkrow - May 22, 2005 9:20 pm

Route Climbed: Mineral Park Mine/Dolly Varden Gulch Date Climbed: May 20, 2005  Sucess!

I climbed from the near the Mineral Park Mine site up Dolly Varden Gulch to the summit, then snowboarded back down to the car. Beautiful day with no one around.

ktiffany22

ktiffany22 - May 15, 2005 10:31 pm

Route Climbed: Kite Lake Date Climbed: July 19, 2004  Sucess!

An "odd" mountain I'd call it- watched 2 SUV's & 3 motor-cross bikes climb to the summit... which by the way, is the size of a football field- crazy! The rocky terrain seemed very different from the other 14ers I've climbed, and the "Scree-ski" to the bottom of it was fun! Enjoy!:-)

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