Mount Sneffels Climber's Log

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dandrew - Aug 4, 2012 9:31 pm Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2012

Nice views, crowded, I hate scree  Sucess!

Left lower trailhead at 7a.m. on a Saturday. The scree slopes were slow going. Had clear weather with no wind. Great views. Started down and encountered the crowds coming up. Yankee Boy Basin is beautiful, but too crowded.


bighornmonkey - Aug 2, 2012 11:52 am Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2012

climbed the SW ridge up

10th 14er this year.
Up the SW ridge, down the standard route.

Josh Lewis

Josh Lewis - Jul 10, 2012 12:49 am Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2012

Southwest Ridge  Sucess!

A fun mountain. Got chased out by lightning, but at least the contrasts on the mountains made up for it. I would recommend this peak if your in the area.


bcoltrin - Jul 9, 2012 10:58 pm Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2011

Sneffels  Sucess!

Late start but successful. Lavender col was very icy and deep with snow still. Microspikes were much needed throughout the lavender col and snake colour. Storm clouds at the summit meant no time for relaxation and headed back down within 5 minutes. A must do if you are in the area and up to the task!


Tonka - Jul 8, 2012 12:35 pm Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2012

America's Birthday!  Sucess!

Climbed the crappy talus of the standard route and was hit in the ankle by a rock dislodged from above by a kid in sneakers. Just a bruise. Wear a helmet on this route! This is one of those climbs that can take almost as long going down as going up. Be careful.


Hostilejim - Jun 29, 2012 6:38 pm Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2012

What a peak  Sucess!

Climbed from Yankee Boy Basin. The view from the top was stunning. I would recommend this peak to any experienced climber.

Alan Ellis

Alan Ellis - Jun 8, 2012 10:11 am Date Climbed: Jun 7, 2012

Snake Couloir  Sucess!

Beautiful day on the Dogleg (Snake) Couloir. Thanks for the great day, Blaine!


alpine345 - May 17, 2012 5:19 pm Date Climbed: Aug 20, 1993

with becky  Sucess!

I guessed on the exact day but I know it was Aug. Standard route from Yankee Boy.


Trailboss88 - Feb 27, 2012 4:57 pm Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2011

my first 14er  Sucess!

Climbed the standard route from the lower Yankee Boy TH with my buddy Danny. No snow present. Lots of people, including an unprepared football team we had to give water to. There was a glider doing close passes while we were on the summit. Also climbed the small peak to the east, Danny doing some 5th class on it for fun.


metalmountain - Dec 7, 2011 12:35 pm Date Climbed: Sep 28, 2011

South Ridge  Sucess!

climbed via the S. Ridge, loved it.


xpda - Oct 29, 2011 12:54 pm Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2008

Sneffels  Sucess!



apachedino - Oct 28, 2011 12:21 am Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2011

Tour de Sneffels  Sucess!

Started @ Dallas Creek, up Blue lakes and South Ridge, down standard route to saddle and then down the gorgious Blaine Basin. Very good route for this excellent peak. Don't be a wuss and drive up, you take away from the experience.

Woodie Hopper

Woodie Hopper - Oct 22, 2011 10:13 pm Date Climbed: Oct 22, 2011

Lavender Col  Sucess!

Bluebird day, no one else around. Just a little snow- not enough to warrant crampons. My axe came in handy for snow in the V notch, though. This was a quick climb.

I wish the San Juan range was a lot closer to home.


MarkDidier - Oct 16, 2011 11:49 am Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2011

Southwest Ridge from Blue Lakes Basin  Sucess!

Climbed as part of a 2 night backpack into Blue Lakes Basin. Ascended SW ridge, descended Lavender Col.

Southwest ridge route was fun. Route finding in the pinnacles and gullies was challenging but we found our way relatively easy. The route is fairly well cairned but I wouldn't go in relying on them! Climbed on a Thursday and didn't see anyone until we were ready to start the descent of Lavender Col.


pavellush - Oct 14, 2011 4:30 am Date Climbed: Sep 11, 2011

Mt Sneffels from Yankee boy basin access  Sucess!

Mt Sneffels from Yankee boy basin access

Ted Eliason

Ted Eliason - Oct 13, 2011 4:27 pm Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2008

Missing Lawn Chairs, Beer and a Book  Sucess!

Among the more accessible 14ers. 4hrs round trip via Lavendar even after finishing the Wilson group 2 days before. Steep. Flies on top. But a lawn chair and book is dooable. The summit is perched high above the rest of the range.


haytraci - Oct 4, 2011 2:42 am Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2011

Amazing Views  Sucess!

Great day out in an amazingly beautiful area! I was surprised by how easy and straightforward the standard route was and would love to go back to explore it's many other routes.

Alex Wood

Alex Wood - Sep 8, 2011 2:51 am Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2011

21st 14er  Sucess!

Finally got my 21st 14er! Cool summit, but it was wayy crowded. Also, the talus and scree is annoying. The views along the route and at the top are some of the best views from any 14er! We flew a kite from the saddle around 13800ft. Great day with great weather!


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

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