Mount Sneffels Climber's Log

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Rockclimber77 - Sep 5, 2011 4:49 pm

many routes  Sucess!

there are many ways to summit this mountain, the best for me so far is southwest ridge.


zoomloco - Jul 16, 2011 5:03 pm

beauty!  Sucess!

imo the most beautiful CO 14er in colorado's most beautiful range


Hyadventure - Jul 5, 2011 7:42 pm Date Climbed: Jun 26, 2011

Nice Snow Climb  Sucess!

It was a nice easy snow climb. My only chance to use my crampons on my June 2011 trip to Colorado.


belexes - Jul 5, 2011 1:39 pm Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2011

Yankee Boy Basin/Lavender Col  Sucess!

I climbed Sneffels with my CMC BMS instructor, Robert, and his partner, Patrick. Robert and I had summited the Wetterhorn the day before. We parked at the lower trailhead (with the outhouse). There was still a fair amount of snow higher up: Ice axe and crampons were necessary. We reached the top just before 10AM. There was almost no wind at the summit, but the clouds were building swiftly. There was a guy in jeans and a button up shirt at the V slot when we were coming down. I was able to do a few glissades on the descent. It hailed and rained on us a few times when we got back down into the basin. There we a lot of ATVs on the road this day.

Bezoar Goat

Bezoar Goat - Jun 21, 2011 6:28 pm Date Climbed: May 29, 2011

Dogleg  Sucess!

Ajpproached Yankee Boy, summitted & "skied" the Dogleg. Mostly shuffled through the choke, but what the hey!

Fantastic snow. Take 60M of rope with you.

Matt Lemke

Matt Lemke - Jun 20, 2011 3:22 pm Date Climbed: Jun 12, 2011

Great snow climb  Sucess!

From 11,400 in Yankee Boy Basin I climbed on continuous consolidated snow and in only 2 hours. Crampons very helpful. Beautiful sunrise in the basin.


rockymountaindiva - Jun 19, 2011 11:57 am Date Climbed: Jun 18, 2011

Snow climb without crampons  Sucess!

From 11,350' trailhead in Yankee Boy Basin, started at 6 am and was first to summit! Lots of snow but my MSR Lightning Ascents made it work in view of the fact that I was the only person up there without crampons that day.


LadyWawa - Jun 6, 2011 11:38 pm Date Climbed: Jun 5, 2011

Great attempt!

Came up from Blaine Basin went down via Blue Lakes. The notch was way too sketchy for me with the cornices and snow but I enjoyed my time atop the couloir. :) I wanted a snow climb and I certainly got one!!

REM - Jun 6, 2011 10:48 pm Date Climbed: Sep 6, 1981

From Yankee Boy Basin  Sucess!

Climbed with my Father. I can only "imagine" the view as we were lucky to see our feet in the fog/cloud? This one bears repeating!


habaceeba - Apr 23, 2011 2:48 pm Date Climbed: Sep 20, 2010

South Ridge from Blue Lakes  Sucess!

Packed and camped at lowest Blue Lake. An excellent day gave way to a bit of snow while I was on the ridge which made going a little slick. Sneffels has an incredibly rewarding summit.
Trip Report Here


SarahThompson - Mar 16, 2011 2:29 pm Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2004

4x including a winter ascent  Sucess!

7/15/04 - Standard route with my little brother who was visiting from sea level. He felt very sick partyway up to Lavender Col so I finished it off solo.

5/27/07 - Awesome ascent of the Snake Couloir. Descended back into Blaine Basin from Lavendar Col via a great glissade.

7/13/09 - Standard route with my husband, father, brother and father-in-law 2 days after my wedding in Yankee Boy Basin. Special climb.

3/14/11 - Just can't get enough of this mountain. Did a winter ascent of the standard route in near perfect snow conditions. Incredible day, a gift from the mountain gods.


JohnnyCO - Feb 16, 2011 11:49 am

South Ridge  Sucess!

Fun ridge, interesting exposure. Earn the summit!


mattpayne11 - Feb 4, 2011 4:33 pm Date Climbed: Sep 11, 2010

SW Ridge  Sucess!

Chose the path less traveled, which paid off. Very fun climb. Here's my report.


skorpeo - Jan 28, 2011 10:00 pm Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2006

Great  Sucess!


Jeremy Hakes

Jeremy Hakes - Jan 22, 2011 2:49 pm Date Climbed: Oct 10, 2004

Great peak!  Sucess!

2nd time.


centrifuge - Jan 13, 2011 7:30 am Date Climbed: Sep 24, 2010

SW Ridge  Sucess!

with snow on it, it was exciting and a little extra spicy :)


thatnissanguy - Dec 18, 2010 11:14 pm Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2010

Sneffels SW ridge  Sucess!

Loved all the airy scrambling. Stayed true to the ridge crest for a good time. Beautiful area!


breauxtrahn - Dec 11, 2010 7:19 pm Date Climbed: Sep 26, 2010

Class 2 gully  Sucess!

Snow dusting surrounding peaks, fall color, and one of the most insane forest roads I've ever encountered. 4x4 is the most sane option when driving.


noahs213 - Aug 10, 2010 1:23 pm Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2010

SW Ridge  Sucess!

Raining just about the whole time. Visibility low. But pretty good weather. Nice and cool


mirhash - Aug 5, 2010 12:41 am Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2010

SW Ridge in the Mist  Sucess!

Took my sister and my best friend up their first 14er! It was a wet yet awesome day :)

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