Mount Massive Climber's Log

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kronshage3 - Apr 22, 2017 1:19 pm Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2012

East Slopes Route  Sucess!

Long hike with great weather.


kronshage3 - Apr 22, 2017 1:15 pm Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2014

East Slopes Route  Sucess!

After lots of rain the night before, turned out to be a great day.


eidenreiden - Sep 19, 2016 11:47 pm Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2016

from Mount Massive TH  Sucess!



telemarkdude - Aug 8, 2016 11:11 pm Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2015

SW Slopes Route  Sucess!

Probably the better way to hike this; very few people on this route until you intersect the main trail on the summit ridge.


BradBartick - Jul 15, 2016 8:41 pm Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2016

SW Slopes  Sucess!

W/ Michelle, saw 5 goats and kids, and the wildlife coup of all time, a WHITE marmot.

vimana aircraft

vimana aircraft - Dec 25, 2015 3:32 pm Date Climbed: Oct 14, 2015

Massive' s 5 peaks  Sucess!

Beautiful day!!!! Did the "tour de massive" solo, one of my favorite days of this season :-)

Tom Fralich

Tom Fralich - Aug 26, 2015 5:12 am Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2015

Traverse  Sucess!

Went up the East Slopes and down the SW Slopes.

Vanmeathead - Aug 24, 2015 9:54 pm Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2015

cloudy at the summit  Sucess!

Hiked the East slopes route up Mt. Massive in a little less than 6 hours. Clouds obscured the views at the top. Beautiful woods along Colorado Trail.


teddycricket83 - Aug 9, 2015 4:06 am

ski descent  Sucess!

skied down africa bowl on the way down


buzzdainer - Aug 2, 2015 4:01 pm Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2015

Eastern slopes  Sucess!

Beautiful hike. Tones of wildflowers!

Pete Castricone

Pete Castricone - Jul 18, 2015 10:32 am Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2015

East Slopes Route  Sucess!

Nice trail with great views on top. This was a very long hike but rather enjoyable.


dino61111 - Jan 30, 2015 5:57 pm

Quite a hike but luckily no thunderstorms  Sucess!

Aptly named mountain, the altitude was brutal on me; this being a climb I made before even really getting into this sport. Two years later, in better shape, I climbed Elbert and Massive back to back in two days from Elbert campground.

Climbing Jack

Climbing Jack - Jan 10, 2015 3:13 am Date Climbed: Jul 30, 2009

Quite the trek  Sucess!

Foggy day, with a dusting of snow.


CWFry - Sep 12, 2014 11:49 pm

West Slopes

Climbed via the West Slopes


BLong - Sep 10, 2014 11:46 pm Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2014

South Slopes  Sucess!

Great, quick trip up the South Slopes of Mt. Massive. I really enjoyed the summit ridge-line traverse after a hail storm.


dunking_deutschman - Aug 27, 2014 8:09 pm Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2014

Massive  Sucess!

2 black toenails


MikeyB - Aug 4, 2014 2:42 pm Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2014

4 in 1  Sucess!

Mt. Massive, N. Massive, S. Massive and Green Massive from the N Halfmoon Cr. TH.


PapaBanucci - Jul 20, 2014 10:11 pm Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2014

Southwest Slopes  Sucess!

Quality trail. Great work trail builders.


Hagen - Jul 12, 2014 11:45 am Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2014

Solitude at the Gates of Heaven

Two days after summiting Elbert, I opted to not try for the summit of Massive, and instead hikes up North Halfmoon Lakes trail. I followed the "Tour de Massive" approach up to the basin formed by Massive, North Massive and Massive Green. There at just under 13,000', I was rewarded with the solitude and grandeur of this area.


Onager - Jun 30, 2014 12:03 am Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2014

A massive climb  Sucess!

Started from North Halfmoon trailhead around 6 am and followed the trail up to Halfmoon lakes. We then proceeded towards North Massive's snow covered South Face. We climbed the snow slope until it became scree and gained the Southwest ridge towards North Massive (14,340’). We made the summit of North Massive and then descended the ridge (Class 3 Scramble). Once in the col we scrambled (Class 2+) up and over Massive Green (14,300’). From Massive Green we descended a bit until we made the final ascent to the summit of Mount Massive (14,421') We decided to take the west slopes back to our cars. A very long and challenging day up and over 3 summits. Made it back to our cars around 5 pm.

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