Mount Sherman Climber's Log

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km_donovan - Apr 23, 2006 12:10 pm Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2003

Route Climbed: Fourmile Creek  Sucess!

The headwall was still in so I went strait up it. Had a fun glissade on the way down. I met an 83 year old man on the summit who was still out bagging peaks… awesome! Part of a 10 day 18 14,000 ft. summit solo climbing trip.


apierce - Apr 7, 2006 5:24 am Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2004

Route: Fourmile Creek  Sucess!

I would rate this one as the easiest (that I've done). Still it was beautiful. Saw lots of cute marmots.


vanhorne - Mar 22, 2006 2:19 am Date Climbed: Sep 9, 2000

From Four mile creek  Sucess!

Cold and Foggy


markhyams - Mar 5, 2006 6:15 pm Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2003

Tour de Mosquito Range  Sucess!

Did this along with Dyer, Gemini, Sheridan, Peerless and Horseshoe. The Mosquitos can deliver some serious fun.


markhyams - Mar 5, 2006 6:13 pm Date Climbed: Aug 22, 1994

West Slopes  Sucess!

Not much to say about this one. You could land a plane on this summit.

Matt Toensing

Matt Toensing - Mar 5, 2006 5:08 pm

matt toensing  Sucess!

Cool mountain. Pretty easy.


foreverwild - Feb 21, 2006 6:35 pm

Good run  Sucess!

Ran up most of the way on a clear evening and followed up with Huron the following day.


Kiefer - Jan 27, 2006 3:44 pm

Route Climbed: Iowa Gulch Date Climbed: September 1997  Sucess!

Quite an easy 14er. Perfect for a first timer too. I only met a few people. Went and checked out the ruins of the Climax mine and Hilltop mine. Good weather, very dry. A good day.


barratt - Jan 19, 2006 9:41 pm

Route Climbed: Fourmile Creek Date Climbed: 6/13/04  Sucess!

Not a long hike but cold weekend with high winds on the ridge. You could alwost lean 45 degrees into the wind without falling. Beautiful dark blue skies that day. 14er #10


hawkman - Jan 15, 2006 8:02 pm

Route Climbed: Fourmile Creek Date Climbed: October 2004  Sucess!

Easy trip


1mvertical - Jan 10, 2006 12:40 pm

Route Climbed: Iowa Gulch Date Climbed: July 21, 2003  Sucess!

We climbed at night in the rain. We had some trouble finding the summit marker in the dark.


chicagotransplant - Jan 9, 2006 8:21 pm

Route Climbed: Iowa Gulch Date Climbed: March 12, 2005  Sucess!

First successful winter 14er!


CODave - Dec 30, 2005 12:20 pm

Route Climbed: Fourmile Creek Date Climbed: August 27, 2005  Sucess!

Short easy hike from Fourmile creek. Also summited Gemini Peak & Mt. Sheridan.


RMdaytripsgrl - Nov 30, 2005 11:35 pm

Route Climbed: Fourmile Creek Date Climbed: November 26, 2005  Sucess!

This mountain is completely destroyed by old mining activity. If you're going for all of them, you just gotta muscle through this one. The only fun part is the summit ridge - had a nice cornice to deal with which made an otherwise boring 14er a fun one. From the top, you can see there's a nice drainage on the east side of the valley that is really fun to go down in the snow vs. the way up. You can get some glissading in and you skip all the tailings piles on the west side that you hated climbing up and around.. Follow it and it comes out right back on the 4wd road just below the final gate on the road. Just don't go in it when avalanche conditions are bad...death trap if something triggered.


Bill562 - Oct 30, 2005 1:49 pm

Route Climbed: Fourmile Creek Date Climbed: October 29, 2005  Sucess!

Climbed with Peter (pksander)

Great warm up climb for Orizaba


pksander - Oct 29, 2005 6:52 pm

Route Climbed: Fourmile Creek Date Climbed: October 28, 2005  Sucess!

Great climb with Bill of Dearborn, IL. New views, save a great snowy ridge. Easy climb, even in winter white out conditions, save for a bit of routefinding.


CWFry - Oct 14, 2005 4:27 pm

Route Climbed: Fourmile Creek Date Climbed: August 04  Sucess!

The most uneventful 14er I've done. This is a very good beginning 14er. This will let you begin to interpret weather issues at altitude without overtaxing yourself.


crzyjt - Oct 9, 2005 12:53 pm

Route Climbed: Iowa Gulch via West Ridge of Sheridan Date Climbed: October 8, 2005  Sucess!

Excellent day, perfect weather. Climbed Sheridan, Peerless, Horseshoe, Sherman, and Gemini. Got tired right below the summit of Dyer and headed down.


shanrickv - Oct 2, 2005 8:00 pm

Route Climbed: Fourmile Creek Date Climbed: October 2, 2005  Sucess!

Very easy, short and enjoyable climb despite some incredibly strong winds. Great day in the sun and early snow with climbing partner, Alan Arnette.


charles97 - Sep 16, 2005 7:56 pm

Route Climbed: Iowa Gulch Date Climbed: Sept. 7, 2005  Sucess!

Easy by 14er standards, though there was quite a bit of scree and loose rock. No one else was coming from the Leadville side today, so I was surprised to find myself alone at the trailhead.

If you park at the road closure sign, make sure you walk up the road for 3/4 mile before diving into the basin at a cairned turnoff. I bushwhacked quite a bit before finding the trail. After that it was a slog up rocky slopes all the way to the summit.

A few false peaks, and a long ridge on top.

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