Mount Massive Climber's Log

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spannring29 - Feb 25, 2007 6:26 pm Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2006

Not Today

Started from the N. Halfmoon TH to take the SW slopes route. Great hike. I had the entire area to myself, but clouds and thunder turned me back just shy of the summit ridge. There's always next year!

Anya Jingle

Anya Jingle - Jan 17, 2007 1:19 am Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2002

Via Southwest Slopes from North Halfmoon Creek trailhead  Sucess!

Beautiful hike. I would do it again in a heartbeat.


boisedoc - Dec 17, 2006 4:09 pm Date Climbed: Jul 23, 1989

full moon  Sucess!

Climbed under a full moon. Couldnt see much but the view is similar to those on surrounding mountains

royswkr - Sep 20, 2006 11:58 pm Date Climbed: Sep 22, 1991

Standard route, quite a slog  Sucess!



bjd5578 - Sep 14, 2006 3:02 am Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2005

The Southeast Ridge  Sucess!

Decided to tackle Mt. Massive from the Southeast Ridge for a different approach. Climbed over three peaks before reaching Mt. Massive for an exhausting but fun climb. Returned via the standard trail.


ericd - Sep 4, 2006 6:09 am Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2006

Via Colorado Trail  Sucess!

Gental climb considering rise over run (4370' for 6.8miles). Several sub-summits on ridgeline and very panaramic. Ideal weather. 4hrs time up for 2nd 14er after acclimatizing overnight and prime rib in Leadville.


Avsfan023 - Sep 3, 2006 1:59 pm Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2006

Perfection  Sucess!

Clouds lifted as we left the trail head in the morning from the Colorado Main Range Trail. All around perfect climb with Andy.

Will Davis

Will Davis - Sep 1, 2006 2:23 am Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2005

East Slopes

Nice weather, good hike. My legs took a beating on the way down.


shanrickv - Aug 20, 2006 2:20 pm Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2006

Southeast Ridge  Sucess!

Climbed the long challenging southeast ridge with Alan and Robert and then completed the loop with the Massive Trail. It was a great day with typical crazy Colorado weather. We experienced sunshine, rain, snow, fog, wind and fortunately distant thunder.


CODave - Aug 12, 2006 5:25 am Date Climbed: Jul 24, 2006

Southwest Slopes  Sucess!

Quick day on Massive, beautiful weather


RMdaytripsgrl - Aug 9, 2006 6:56 pm Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2006

Piece of Cake  Sucess!

Route: To Windsor Lake, gain ridge, run it hitting all the peaks, bag Massive, go down NE ridge to Native Lake trail...
20 miles with only about 8 miles of actual trail? 7,000 vert? No problem. (would have been nice if I didn't leave my keys for the "vehicle shuttle" in the car at the other side) I say this to lure other unsuspecting crazy people to this route, you realize...:) The north side of the Massive ridge is absolutely phenomenal! I want it all to myself...on second thought, don't go there. :) This was Brandon's first "Becky Special" hike.

Brandon Fuller

Brandon Fuller - Aug 9, 2006 5:09 pm Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2006

Longest Day Ever  Sucess!

We left from the Windsor Lake Trailhead and hit all the summits except for South Massive. Returned via Native Lake. About 20 miles.


bmcnary1 - Aug 6, 2006 1:03 am Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2006

Via the trail on the east slopes  Sucess!

Fun hike but would definitally like to start doing more difficult routes up mountains than just following a trail. Beautiful day above orning fog in the valley with Leadville.


JCantu1044 - Aug 1, 2006 8:16 pm Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2006

Southwest Slope  Sucess!

After several false summits, I finally reached the summit with hiking pals Phil Miller and Dan Spare in about four and one half hours. Interesting wildlife along the way included a white marmot and mountain goat. This was a much more interesting hike than doing Elbert 48 hours prior. My eighth fourteener.


illegal_smile - Jul 31, 2006 12:17 am Date Climbed: Jul 30, 2006

early am massive  Sucess!

Woke at 3, headed out by 3:30, was alone on the trail for all of the way up, at the summit and partially on the way down. Beautiful sunrise, a nice trail.


omahiker - Jul 29, 2006 8:23 pm Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2006

Half Moon trail  Sucess!

Much less crowded than Mt Elbert


seth@LOKI - Jul 26, 2006 7:41 pm Date Climbed: May 29, 1997

The lognest and coolest Glissade run!  Sucess!

Very fun. Nice view of half moon lakes.


lindasyh - Jul 24, 2006 10:46 pm Date Climbed: Aug 22, 1997

Mt Massive TH Ascend E Slopes  Sucess!

This mountain is aptly named. Impressive, isn't it?


cftbq - Jul 16, 2006 3:59 am Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2006

SW slopes, mini Massive mania  Sucess!

Climbed the southwest slopes route from the N. Halfmoon Creek TH with daughter Trish and grandson Ted. I darted ahead to tag S. Massive, and also took off northward to Massive Green as the other two began their descent from the summit. A beautiful day: running and climbing in shorts and tank top most of the day. Started at 6:40 am, summitted just before noon (the first time) back to the car at 4:00 pm. A few good pictures and 14er #26.


mdavenport2 - Jul 10, 2006 9:53 pm Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2006

All Rain Ascent  Sucess!

Climbed standard route on monsoon day. Very nice to have the summit all to ourselves. Nice climb on fantastic trail. Lots of rain and sleet.

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