Mount Bross Climber's Log

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Michael Hoyt

Michael Hoyt - Jun 18, 2006 11:43 pm Date Climbed: Aug 20, 1997

Kite Lake TH, Ascend Democrat E Ridge, Cross Cameron Point to Lincoln W Ridge, Descend Bross W Slopes to TH

Knocking off 3-4 14ers, depending on your point of view, in one hike is great. Perfect weather. The shoe skiing down skree from Bross was a neat way to finish.

Scott Wisher

Scott Wisher - Jun 18, 2006 11:24 pm Date Climbed: Jun 18, 2006

1 of "4" That Day  Sucess!

Depending on whether or not you consider Mt. Cameron a 14er, we completed Democrat, Cameron, Lincoln, and Bross. There was still enough snow on Bross for a small glisade.

roozers42

roozers42 - May 19, 2006 3:24 pm Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2005

Route Climbed: Decalibron  Sucess!

Last one of the day...it was quite windy on the summit, quite a difference from Democrat earlier. Descended the slippery scree on the way down - this persuaded me to purchase trekking poles.

ClearSkiesAhead

ClearSkiesAhead - Apr 27, 2006 9:36 pm Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2002

From Kite Lake  Sucess!

Climbed with Democrat, Cameron, and Lincoln.

km_donovan

km_donovan - Apr 23, 2006 12:17 pm Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2003

DECALIBRON  Sucess!

Part of a 10 day 18 14,000 ft. summit solo climbing trip. Even walked out to "South Bross"

apierce

apierce - Apr 7, 2006 4:55 am Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2003

Route: West Slopes  Sucess!

Wide summit. Piece of cake.

Mountain Jim

Mountain Jim - Mar 23, 2006 3:22 am

Democrat, Lincoln & Bross  Sucess!

This may be Colorado's least photogenic 14er.

markhyams

markhyams - Mar 5, 2006 6:12 pm Date Climbed: Mar 4, 2001

N Slopes  Sucess!

My only true winter 14er ascent. Probably the easiest winter ascent in the state. We parked east of the summit, and camped at 13,000 feet in the Cameron Amphitheater. Kinda cold. Those mountains sure have a different flavor in the winter.

markhyams

markhyams - Mar 5, 2006 6:08 pm Date Climbed: Sep 10, 1994

Standard Circuit  Sucess!

These three summits are hard. NOT!

RMdaytripsgrl

RMdaytripsgrl - Feb 27, 2006 4:22 am Date Climbed: Oct 13, 2001

Route: Kite Lake Loop  Sucess!

A footnote on the Kite Lake Loop...watch out for those cliff bands on the descent (not sure if we followed the trail or dropped in too early)! I recall some butt-sliding on this one.

foreverwild

foreverwild - Feb 21, 2006 12:50 am

Wind

Way high winds by the time we were otw to Bross for the final peak, picked me up and decided I should have been walking about 5-10 feet away, only stayed cause the ridge is so broad.

Oregon-Climber

Oregon-Climber - Feb 10, 2006 9:13 pm

Route Climbed: Democrat-Lincoln-Bross via Kite Lake Date Climbed: April 2005  Sucess!

Went out for a little solo manajatwa action (If that make sense) Well bagged Democrat in a jiffy. On my way to Lincoln I started to suffer for my speedy ascent and lack of acclimatization. On top of the gully I decided to nix Lincoln and head strait for Bross. After picking up one more peak for the day I beelined it back down to Kite-Lake. All in all a successful trip.



I think that's when I climbed it? Not sure, bad with dates!

kekekabic

kekekabic - Feb 8, 2006 12:52 am

Route Climbed: Kite Lake Date Climbed: June 24 2004  Sucess!

Fourth Peak, six hours and a long decent.

edlins

edlins - Jan 31, 2006 4:05 pm

Route Climbed: West Gully Date Climbed: January 28th, 2006  Sucess!

trip report

Kiefer

Kiefer - Jan 22, 2006 3:24 pm

Route Climbed: Kite Lake Date Climbed: August 1997  Sucess!

Last 14er of the group to summit for this day. I actually had the summit to myself at this particular time despite there being alot of people 'up here' today.

Took the quick way down via the scree slopes back to the gulch, lake.

barratt

barratt - Jan 19, 2006 9:33 pm

Route Climbed: East slopes Date Climbed: 7/20/03  Sucess!

Climbed with Ef on his first 14er. East slopes is pretty uneventful, easy hike. My 8th 14er.

hawkman

hawkman - Jan 15, 2006 8:06 pm

Route Climbed: Via Lincoln Date Climbed: April 2004  Sucess!

Last leg of the decalibron, great glissade down gulch to Kite Lake.

chicagotransplant

chicagotransplant - Jan 9, 2006 8:11 pm

Route Climbed: West Gully Date Climbed: October 24, 2005  Sucess!

Just me and my fellow Chicago "transplants" trying to sneak another peak before winter

1mvertical

1mvertical - Jan 5, 2006 12:45 am

Route Climbed: Kite Lake via Lincoln Date Climbed: Feb 15, 2005  Sucess!

Descending the gully to the west of this peak is quite nice if the snow is firm. Be sure to check it carefully before taking it. If it get's nasty, can probably find exposed rock to descend on the sides.

CODave

CODave - Dec 30, 2005 12:32 pm

Route Climbed: Via Lincoln Date Climbed: September 17, 2005  Sucess!

After summiting Democrat, Cameron, & Lincoln, we went on to Bross and descended back to Kite Lake.

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