Mount Rosa Climber's Log

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nathan.olds - Jun 17, 2024 5:42 pm Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2024

Hot!  Sucess!

I made the mistake of trying to park at the Seven Bridges trailhead at 9 AM on a Sunday so I sadly had to park way down the road adding 1 1/2 miles each way. Good for the extra workout but bad for my morale. The day was very hot so the wind at higher elevations was very welcome. I hiked part ways with a gentleman I met starting from the forest road closest to the summit. Beautiful views of neighboring peaks and FT. Carson, the view of the springs is partially obscured by trees. The trek down was a breeze as the trails are great.

Senad Rizvanovic

Senad Rizvanovic - Apr 18, 2022 6:05 am Date Climbed: Apr 17, 2022

Nice hike...  Sucess!

Windy but nice day to be out, great views of Pikes Peak


Boorman - Apr 8, 2018 8:12 pm Date Climbed: Apr 8, 2018

Shortcut  Sucess!

Bushwacked up from the saddle between Almagre and Rosa. Not a bad route.


crussellbowden - Jul 11, 2017 1:15 pm Date Climbed: Dec 22, 2016



kronshage3 - Apr 17, 2017 9:42 pm Date Climbed: Dec 19, 2016

From Seven Bridges TH  Sucess!

Started around 7AM. Little snow to start, but progressively more towards the top. Lots of postholing along the ridge to the summit due to the snow sitting in the sun. Summit was a bit rough to reach due to loose snow with hidden rock underneath. Back at car around 3PM.


Foxfulness - Aug 29, 2016 4:27 pm Date Climbed: Jun 12, 2016

From N. Cheyenne CaƱon  Sucess!

Went with a friend for the long approach. Great summit views. A bit short of 5 hrs round trip.


telemarkdude - Jul 18, 2016 12:43 am Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2016

Nice Day, Nice Peak  Sucess!

Can't believe I waited all these years to do this with the peak so close by. Beautiful view. With Deb and Ron.


FleetFeet20 - Jul 23, 2015 5:20 pm Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2015

With France's Finest  Sucess!

Hiked up with USAFA Faculty Hiking Group and 2 dogs. Took a wrong turn or two along the way and route ended up being 15 miles RT. Besides the nasty bugs on the summit, a gorgeous day.


Grizzlyclimber - Jul 3, 2015 1:06 pm Date Climbed: Jun 7, 2015

St. Mary's Falls Route  Sucess!

Great hike up to the top. Some snow on the ridge from the saddle to the summit. Amazing views from the summit and the saddle. Loved it.


SteveMarr - Jun 19, 2015 6:31 pm Date Climbed: Jun 19, 2015

Mount Rosa Trail Run  Sucess!

Good trail run, a little snow up top, wet in some places on the road.

videogamesforsale - May 28, 2013 1:12 am Date Climbed: May 27, 2013

Memorial Day  Sucess!

This was probably the 8th or 9th time I have climbed Mt Rosa and I have to say I was pretty disappointed at the amount of garbage in Frosty Park. Most of the brand new fencing to keep motorized vehicles out of the meadow has been cut down. Witnessed dirt bikes on trails that prohibit motorized vehicles and lots of fresh tracks almost to the top of the main trail. Every sign is shot to bits. Dozens of trees shot down that were not shot down last year. Lots of garbage in the creek that leads to the reservoir. If this keeps up they will close that road. I've never taken the St Mary's Falls trail but I will next time so I can avoid Frosty Park. And to top it all off the summit marker at the top of Mt Rosa is gone.


knotis23 - Jul 24, 2012 5:32 pm Date Climbed: Jul 24, 2012

Kids Fifth Mountain  Sucess!

Took the short trail from Frosty Park. Climbed w/ Tara (11) and Emma (9). Great time, but I think they liked the "off road" drive down #379 better than the hike.

LivingColorado - Jun 20, 2012 3:13 am Date Climbed: Jul 30, 2006

My baby's first mountain  Sucess!

My wife and I hiked this with my friend and his wife, and my friend and I each had our 9-month-old babies (firsts for both our families) on our backs. Great family hike, and great way for my little girl to get her first mountain top down. :)


knotis23 - Sep 13, 2011 10:31 am Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2011

Great Mountain!  Sucess!

Another awesome hike to Rosa. Done this one several times and still love it. Always take the long way from St. Marys Falls, it's worth the extra miles.

DWRich - Aug 16, 2011 2:58 pm Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2010

4-way  Sucess!

Went from the 4-way trailhead, up past St. Mary's Falls. Came down through Frosty Park and Pipeline Trail to 7 Bridges Trail. Nice loop on a beautiful day!

REM - Jun 25, 2011 8:17 pm Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2008

From Frosty Park  Sucess!

My all time favorite for a mountain close by...


jsdratm - May 8, 2011 8:21 pm Date Climbed: May 7, 2011

From Gold Camp Road  Sucess!

Climbed solo from the Gold Camp Road parking lot. There is still quite a bit of snow on the slope to the summit, but a good trail has been forged through it by previous hikers. Saw two other people and a small dog on my way back down. Round trip (including base of St. Mary's Falls) was about 14 miles and 4500 ft of elevation gain. The view from Mt. Rosa is exceeded only by the view from Pikes Peak!

stl - Apr 18, 2011 1:18 am Date Climbed: Apr 17, 2011

Some postholing in April...  Sucess!

Nice climb and views of Pikes and the Springs. I'll do it again!


cftbq - Mar 12, 2011 8:27 pm Date Climbed: Mar 12, 2011

My favorite mountain  Sucess!

Had to do it again, after a too-long hiatus. I "cheated" to shave about 2 miles off the usual route from the Gold Camp Rd. parking lot, and climbed the ridge directly to the tunnel from Helen Hunt Falls. My measurements say this makes about an 11-mile RT, but, amazingly, TOPO! says only 9.2. Take your pick. Of course, snow and some postholing on the last 500 vertical feet. Had the summit all to myself.


cftbq - Mar 12, 2011 8:18 pm

Re: Great!

A little?? In February?? Holy s**t; what were you expecting!? But, yes, it is great; nice to see you guys' entry on the register.

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