Mount Elbert Climber's Log

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illegal_smile

illegal_smile - Jul 31, 2006 12:20 am Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2006

elbert mc elbert.`  Sucess!

great hike up, not quite as easy as i thought it would be but definately fun. Nothing technical, just some hills :)

Brandon Fuller

Brandon Fuller - Jul 29, 2006 12:11 am Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2006

Highest Around  Sucess!

Went up via South Elbert Trail. Hail on the way down.

sskeep

sskeep - Jul 27, 2006 1:45 am Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2006

Elbert  Sucess!

Great day on a great mountain. Started to rain just as we hit the tree line on the way down. Darryl

lindasyh

lindasyh - Jul 24, 2006 10:44 pm Date Climbed: Aug 3, 1998

South Mt Elbert TH Ascend E Ridge  Sucess!

Easiest 14er I've done - total walk-up ... not that I'm complaining!

seth@LOKI

seth@LOKI - Jul 21, 2006 3:28 am Date Climbed: Sep 22, 1996

From Blackcloud Gulch

Mellow.

musicmountain

musicmountain - Jul 18, 2006 4:11 am Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2006

great day  Sucess!

We had the summit to ourselves. Great climb (see trip report)

pittbrownie

pittbrownie - Jul 17, 2006 6:41 pm Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2006

Northeast Ridge  Sucess!

Great roadtrip out to Leadville with a hike up the northeast ridge.

bouldermom

bouldermom - Jul 15, 2006 2:04 pm Date Climbed: Jun 24, 2006

Great first 14'er  Sucess!

We had a phenominal day... zero clouds. Took the Southeast trail from the lower trailhead/parking lot. 7 hours total (including some time to hang at the summit). Lots of fun, great views.

Matt Mahoney

Matt Mahoney - Jul 6, 2006 11:06 pm Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2006

From Halfmoon  Sucess!

A fun 4 hour recovery hike the day after the Leadville marathon.

whatisis

whatisis - Jul 4, 2006 12:37 am Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2006

First 14er after ACL Reconstruction  Sucess!

Was a long hike but the new knee held up.

Gahugafuga

Gahugafuga - Jun 20, 2006 3:17 pm Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2002

Black Cloud Ascent  Sucess!

My last 14er of that summer before I had to move out of CO for a while. Friends and I did the Black Cloud trail which turned out to be the perfect choice. We were the only ones to climb that route that day. Quite a change of scenery to pop out on the summit to 100 people.

Michael Hoyt

Michael Hoyt - Jun 18, 2006 11:52 pm Date Climbed: Aug 3, 1998

South Mt Elbert TH Ascend E Ridge  Sucess!

Pretty easy hike to "bag" a 14er.

Rocker Paully

Rocker Paully - Jun 15, 2006 12:13 am

East Ridge  Sucess!

Took me 2 hours on the East ridge route. It was a zoo on top, people everywhere.

Scott Wisher

Scott Wisher - Jun 12, 2006 10:00 pm Date Climbed: Jun 11, 2006

Elbert in late spring  Sucess!

Easy class 1 on the southeast ridge route. Click here for pictures from the hike.

iwlclmeverest

iwlclmeverest - Jun 6, 2006 4:47 pm Date Climbed: Mar 1, 2006

Elbert in Winter  Sucess!

Cold and deep snow. Great views at the summit:)

srclimb1

srclimb1 - May 30, 2006 8:24 pm Date Climbed: May 29, 2006

Mt. Elbert  Sucess!

Summit Elbert

roozers42

roozers42 - May 15, 2006 3:42 pm Date Climbed: Sep 17, 2005

NE Ridge  Sucess!

Windy, windy

Aspen

Aspen - May 15, 2006 6:24 am Date Climbed: Sep 19, 1998

Climbing Route: Northeast Ridge  Sucess!

ENDLESS...do you hear/read me...ENDLESS false summits before reaching Elbert's true peak! Geeeez! I won't be doing Elbert again for a long time.

Knight

km_donovan

km_donovan - Apr 23, 2006 11:58 am Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2003

Route Climbed: East Ridge II  Sucess!

Took the CEO of the company I work for and his wife up. My second trip up. It was a big day for them. I was able to score a leave of absence to do Everest partly as a result of this.

bc44caesar

bc44caesar - Apr 23, 2006 2:21 am Date Climbed: Apr 22, 2006

East Ridge  Sucess!

Climbed from the 4WD Trailhead - only one on the mountain as far as I could tell! The snow in the trees was awful so I ended up following a snow-free gully until I could find a relatively clear way to the ridge. The snow above treeline was fantastic and made me wish I'd brought my skis - brought crampons & ice axe instead. Snowshoes would've been a waste of time. Weather was great, albeit a little cold and windy on top. 3hrs 20min up, 2hrs down.

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