Mount Elbert Climber's Log

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joseyinnet - Jul 6, 2011 11:49 pm Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2011

gorgeous  Sucess!

snowed a bit while on the summit, but beautiful views, flowers and wildlife


mjp20k - Jun 27, 2011 9:00 pm Date Climbed: Jun 1, 2006

Top of Colorado  Sucess!

Beautiful day and great summit views


AirborneBuff - Jun 24, 2011 10:55 pm Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2011

Sunny Day  Sucess!

Beautiful sunny skies and no wind at the top. Beautiful!

REM - Jun 24, 2011 10:35 pm Date Climbed: Jul 14, 1976

First Fourteener  Sucess!

Climbed with my youngest sister and our Father


Rockhopper - Jun 18, 2011 12:30 pm

Nice day on Mt Elbert

Hiked up Mt Elbert with Astrid while on holiday in the USA. Nice and sunny day.


nathaniel - May 13, 2011 7:30 pm Date Climbed: Apr 2, 2011

Second time's a charm  Sucess!

We had tried Elbert's south trail on 19 feb and had to turn back because the conditions turned bad. We went back in April and had gorgeous weather.

ripper333 - May 12, 2011 3:30 pm Date Climbed: May 8, 2011

ski box creek cooley  Sucess!

left car around 5ish.. started prolly bout a mile from the paved TH (south mt elbert).. arrived summit 11:30ish.. hung for bout 1/2 hour.. perfect timing for some sweet turns ..damn this rocked!
perfect beautiful sunny day..


mirhash - Apr 24, 2011 2:32 pm Date Climbed: Mar 13, 2011

Boardin' it!  Sucess!

Great day on the mountain. Led a group from the CU hiking club up and then we skied/boarded down. Really fun time!

Jeremy Hakes

Jeremy Hakes - Apr 18, 2011 2:08 pm Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2002

Nice day!  Sucess!

S. Elbert, too.


albarado - Mar 23, 2011 11:17 am Date Climbed: Mar 13, 2011

Mount Elbert  Sucess!

Beautiful climb, very enjoyable until after the summit when the wind picked back up


chrisbrown - Mar 27, 2011 2:59 pm

Re: Mount Elbert

Hey, how were the conditions? I am thinking of climbing in 2 weeks and wondering if I should bring snow shoes and/or crampons. Thanks so much,

Alan Ellis

Alan Ellis - Mar 14, 2011 4:15 pm Date Climbed: Mar 12, 2011

A good day....  Sucess!

...but a long day. Great weather! Third summit of Elbert, but my first time in winter.


Ilafan - Mar 8, 2011 7:37 pm


This was frustrating, gorgeous, mind-bending, and fun! We camped for two nights on the shore of a couple of lakes close to the trailhead. Then we started up the trail from a parking lot early one morning (although not early enough to miss the daily rain in the early afternoon). Bugs, switchbacks, open snow belts, shortness of breath, altitude sickness, and wonderful scenery were all a part of this memorable hike.


CarloMarx - Feb 13, 2011 2:53 pm Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2007

Turned away

Up the Black Cloud trail. Took too long due to dragging "extra weight" with me. Bwahaha! Couldn't beat the storm, so had to turn around. I'll be back!


skorpeo - Jan 28, 2011 10:04 pm Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2009

Nice  Sucess!



CastillejaMiniata - Jan 27, 2011 11:45 pm Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2008

Off the CT.  Sucess!

While I was through-hiking the Colorado Trail, I took a side trip to the summit on a beautiful summer day. It was very crowded and I was glad to get back to the relative solitude of the CT.


centrifuge - Jan 12, 2011 9:44 pm Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2005

co high point  Sucess!

with susan, mike and jason on a beautiful day


sevenvii - Jan 9, 2011 5:35 pm Date Climbed: Jan 8, 2011

Elbert up the East ridge  Sucess!

First winter ascent of a peak. Had a beautiful day weather wise, and the trail was nice and boot packed. Good way to bang out this class 1 route.

MattGreene - Dec 24, 2010 7:43 pm

Twice in 2 days (almost)  Sucess!

Mid July 2010 - Attempted a night ascent, but a thunderstorm turned me back just above treeline. I tried to wait it out, but it lingered for a few hours. So, I descended in the dark, slept a few hours, then headed back up and tagged the summit early the next morning.


breauxtrahn - Dec 9, 2010 1:41 am Date Climbed: Sep 22, 2010

1st US Highpoint  Sucess!

2nd day in Colorado. Fairly windy and cloudy, it seemed like there might be T-storm danger. But it snowed.

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