Mount Elbert Climber's Log

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TJ311 - Aug 11, 2010 8:32 am Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2010

Nice Route  Sucess!

Had an awesome time on this hike. The day was perfect. Took the Northeast route from Halfmoon creek area. 3rd 14'er.


SawtoothSean - Aug 7, 2010 10:18 pm Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2010

Father / Son  Sucess!

Took my 9 year old up the South Ridge. We made the summit at 9:15 am after a 6:20 start. He was a real trooper. On the way down we watched the thunder clouds build and we were driving out by 12pm. Saw lots of people heading up.


wyomtman - Aug 7, 2010 1:45 am Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2000

First 14er  Sucess!

Northeast Ridge, 2 hours to the top, passed 44 people going up, perfect weather.


CSUMarmot - Aug 3, 2010 2:41 pm Date Climbed: Jun 18, 2008

Elbert  Sucess!

My 1st fourteener


hyperbolictans - Aug 1, 2010 9:44 pm Date Climbed: Jul 24, 2010

Climbing Elbert  Sucess!

Camped in San Isabel NF. Started from N. Elbert TH at 0700hrs, and reached the summit at 1105hrs. Stayed at summit till 1150hrs and made it back to TH at 1435hrs. Summit was packed w/ people. Clear day and great views.


RModelli - Jul 29, 2010 12:50 pm Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2010

one more  Sucess!

awesome hike


kteichert - Jul 13, 2010 7:47 pm Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2010

HP #13 on 13 July, 2010  Sucess!

Intended to do South Elbert Trail. Found the old mining road, that dead ends and some tailings. Route found my way up the ridge, hit the 14er on the southwest slope of Elbert along the Black Cloud Trail and continued up to Elbert. Fantastic climb. Took 5 hours to go 11 miles roundtrip. Returned on the South Elbert trail.


highlandvillager - Jul 6, 2010 5:31 pm Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2010

No clouds on Black Cloud  Sucess!

Hit the Black Cloud trail at 2:50 am and summited around 8:20 under a beautiful clear sky in strong winds, with two partners close behind. We stayed on the summit for over an hour and left when it got crowded. What a view! We descended the scree slopes beneath the South Elbert / Elbert saddle and followed the creeks down the valley until they converged near the old cabin ruins and we rejoined the trail.

Eric Holle

Eric Holle - Jul 5, 2010 11:24 am Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2010

Final Fourteener  Sucess!

This was ranked 14er #53 for me, I have completed the list!! It was a great day to summit with a lot of great friends. I carried a grill to the top so we could have hot dogs along with our beer, shots and cigars! Thanks to everyone that I've climbed with over the years - it's been an amazing ride! And thanks to everyone behind the scene for your support!!

Timothy Pearl

Timothy Pearl - Jul 12, 2010 10:43 pm

Re: Final Fourteener

Good Times. Nice Work.


myrone - Nov 16, 2010 9:54 pm

Re: Final Fourteener

Well done!! Man.
All the best.

Ken Dammen

Ken Dammen - Jul 4, 2010 3:09 pm Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2010

Second Summit  Sucess!

Second ascent. Climbed with Dustin Kelley and Eric Holle. This was Erics final Colorado 14er.


JoeyBagoDonuts - Jun 5, 2010 10:38 pm Date Climbed: Jun 5, 2010

Windy!!  Sucess!

Crazy windy day.

Landman - Jun 3, 2010 8:56 am Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2009

First 14'er  Sucess!

Drove nonstop from Texas with my brother and father to climb Mt. Elbert. Great trip! Got an early start and all three of us made the summit by 11am despite the heavy snow and wind at the top. Going back June 2010 to climb Mt. Elbert again along with Mt. Massive.


tomlauren - May 23, 2010 12:54 pm Date Climbed: May 22, 2010

Northeast Ridge  Sucess!

Snowshoed up the Northeast Ridge from the North Mount Elbert Trailhead with my girlfriend Meghan. The wind at the summit was stronger than anything that I had previously experienced.

alpine climber

alpine climber - May 17, 2010 4:23 pm Date Climbed: May 16, 2010

northeast ridge  Sucess!

Nice day. Not too difficult. Snowshoes were nice towards the bottom at the end of the day. New high-point for my canine companion.


catullus - May 17, 2010 2:38 am Date Climbed: May 16, 2010

interminable ridge  Sucess!

hiked up the interminable east ridge.


derbilly - May 3, 2010 7:21 pm Date Climbed: May 29, 2009

Mt Elbert Trail  Sucess!

Hiked up the Mt Elbert trail with my brothers. The weather turned out nicely after somewhat inauspicious portents the previous evening.


dclimb14me - Apr 26, 2010 12:00 am

Elbert Climb  Sucess!

Good climb with friends...odd experience though in that the summit had a man with dress pants and wingtips, another with a full size poodle with a ribbon in it's ear! Takes all types to enjoy the mtns.


BigRob - Apr 12, 2010 2:18 am Date Climbed: Apr 11, 2010

Eastern Ridge  Sucess!

The weather was great, but the snow was soft on the descent.

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