Mount Shavano Climber's Log

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skyward22

skyward22 - Dec 1, 2008 1:00 pm Date Climbed: Oct 7, 2008

loss of virginity  Sucess!

Lost my CO 14er virginity on Mt. Shavano 2 days after arriving in Colorado for my permanent move here. Finally reconnected with my Aconcagua partner and good friend Dirk for a fun-filled extravaganza week. We went from Blank Gulch trailhead; very windy on summit. On the way down we saw 5-10 bighorn sheep (~10,000 ft.) and able to get fairly close for pictures. Very cool. Headed into Buena Vista for some outstanding mushroom burgers and then to Cottonwood hot springs. Bivied in the nearby national forest, with so many stars and satellites.

Diggler

Diggler - Oct 16, 2008 4:23 pm Date Climbed: Oct 7, 2008

A mind-altering experience...  Sucess!

Did with Eric, from Blank Gulch. Beautiful day up there, although the forest fire a couple drainages down was strange. Mind-blowing descent. We saw some bighorn sheep, which was very cool.

Panthera uncia

Panthera uncia - Aug 27, 2008 2:21 pm Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2008

First time  Sucess!

climbed and glissaded what was left of the Angel.

Ingman

Ingman - Aug 23, 2008 5:31 pm Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2008

Telluride Academy  Sucess!

Five 12-15 year olds and 2 instructors from Telluride Academy. Standard Route from Angel Campground.

Renardo

Renardo - Aug 12, 2008 6:52 pm Date Climbed: May 31, 2008

Angel  Sucess!

Went up via the Angel.. lots of fun!

thebeave7

thebeave7 - Aug 11, 2008 10:46 am Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2008

Blank Gulch  Sucess!

First peak of the day, a simple hike up. Was treated to a lovely sunrise at treeline. Headed off to Tab, Antero, and Princeton after.

cp0915

cp0915 - Aug 3, 2008 7:13 pm Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2008

Shavano/Tabeguache combo  Sucess!

5+ hours car-to-car.

csmcgranahan

csmcgranahan - Aug 3, 2008 2:25 pm Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2008

Shavano Lake, 13712, Tabe and Shav  Sucess!

Started up Shavano trail, traversed at 11,950' to Shavano Lake. Then up to the head of the valley with a few easy Class 3 moves to avoid rotten snow. Descended via Shavano trail. Herd of bighorn sheep and a few ptarmigan above the lake.

hasue

hasue - Jul 29, 2008 2:29 am Date Climbed: May 22, 2006

anniversary  Sucess!

hauled my snowboard to ride the sun cupped angel. summited and bounced down.

Midlife Mountaineer

Midlife Mountaineer - Jul 27, 2008 3:19 am Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2008

Shavano/Tabeguache combo  Sucess!

The 2nd summit of Shavano on the return from Tabeguache was a little discouraging. When the storms started moving in that was all the motivation I needed to git r done.

tomlauren

tomlauren - Jul 14, 2008 9:15 pm Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2008

Shavano - Tabeguache - PT 13,712 - Jones  Sucess!

Hiked all four from the Shavano/Tabeguache Trailhead. Great views of Mount Ouray, Taylor Mountain, and Mount Aetna.

thebeave7

thebeave7 - May 13, 2008 9:34 am Date Climbed: May 10, 2008

Angel of Shavano Ski  Sucess!

Started from the Angel CG up the CT. CT was mostly snow free, didn't start skinning til 10400ft. Snow was nicely consolidated, above treeline it was all windblown powder til near the top where the surface became wind/sun crust(unskinnable). Left skis at the top of the left arm(climbers right) as snow is not continuous from the summit. Ended up skiing the head for better turns, 4" wind blown powder in the lower body made for nice turns. Blank Gulch TH should be open soon.

Kenneth.alone - Mar 27, 2008 1:56 pm Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2004

Nice sunset!  Sucess!

I hiked the two peaks in the afternoon with a sweet friend, nice sunset and cool, clean air...

MountainHikerCO

MountainHikerCO - Feb 9, 2008 8:55 pm Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2007

Fifth Time  Sucess!

This was my fifth climb of Shavano. We also did the traverse to Tabeguache.

MountainHikerCO

MountainHikerCO - Feb 9, 2008 8:52 pm Date Climbed: Jul 7, 1990

Jennings Creek  Sucess!

This was my first climb of Shavano. I did it from Jennings Creek (before that route was closed)and got Tabeguache at the same time.

CODave

CODave - Feb 7, 2008 8:48 am Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2007

Loop with Esprit Point, Tabe, Point 13,712, & Jones Peak  Sucess!

Great semi-loop hike

spannring29

spannring29 - Oct 21, 2007 11:53 am Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2007

Second attempt  Sucess!

Started from just past Browns Lake and hit up Tab first, then over to Shavano. I liked this route much more than the standard.

argothor

argothor - Oct 5, 2007 9:07 am Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2002

Shavano  Sucess!

Meant to do both Shavano and Tabeguache, but only bagged Shavano. Nice hike. Will have to Tabeguache in 2008.

dpk

dpk - Sep 23, 2007 9:45 am Date Climbed: Sep 22, 2007

made it on 2nd try  Sucess!

Beautiful weather and great trail conditions - 1st on summit for the day!

HylianHero

HylianHero - Sep 17, 2007 9:21 pm Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2004

#18  Sucess!

Long trail. A nice day, we had a scare after making Tabaguache with lightning while trying to make it back over Shavano. Nice trail, good views to the South.

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