Mount Massive Climber's Log

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Marmot Murmer - Sep 24, 2001 2:31 pm

Route Climbed: Mt. Massive Trail Date Climbed: August 18, 2001  Sucess!

Delayed because of the Leadville Trail 100 (running), we didn't hit the trailhead until 10 a.m. We were concerned about the late start, but there wasn't a cloud in the sky. We summited at 3 p.m. very much exhuasted. The view made me forget about how tired I was..absolutely amazing!!! If you hike this mountain, don't get discouraged at treeline when you see how far you have to go...it goes quickly!

The clouds started to form around 4 p.m. out of nowhere and, luckily, we were only sprinkled on the last hour of the hike back to the trailhead. You don't realize what a long hike it is until the way down! This hike is highly recommended!

mconnell - Sep 14, 2001 12:42 pm

Route Climbed: East side Date Climbed: January 1981

This was the second time I had been on a mountain on cross country skis. First time was 2 nights before. Coming down was hell since I had no idea how to turn: Go fast, fall, repeat. It was a REALLY long day.

SwenGolly - Sep 3, 2001 8:24 pm

Route Climbed: Mt. Massive Trail Date Climbed: 8-31-01  Sucess!

A day after climbing Bierstadt, this flatlander Hoosier and Colorado College student son were thrilled by the solitude of Massive. We took two leisurely days, camping just below treeline. An early start the next day yielded one of the most beautiful sunrises you'll ever see, but it was snowing pretty good by the time we reached the top, resulting in summit photos awash in white. This was 14er No. 3. If my son goes on the 50-year plan to get through college, I might get 'em all.

mwalker2

mwalker2 - Sep 3, 2001 6:01 pm

Route Climbed: Mt Massive Trail Date Climbed: 9/1/01  Sucess!

Another solo hike - mixed weather and a nasty hailstorm to top it off. I was alone at the top - a brief pause in the crowd of hikers that day.

miztflip

miztflip - Aug 21, 2001 3:38 pm

Route Climbed: Halfmoon Trailhead Date Climbed: June 2000  Sucess!

Did this one at night.....what a view.

climbcolorado

climbcolorado - Jul 17, 2001 9:53 am

Route Climbed: Southwest Slope  Sucess!

This is the shortest route on Massive but it is steep and can involve some steep snow climbing in spring.

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