Mount Sneffels Climber's Log

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Britette

Britette - May 21, 2007 10:33 am Date Climbed: May 20, 2007

Sneffels B'day Chutes  Sucess!

From YBB up Lavender Col to summit and then skied the B'day Chutes/S. Face. See my album for pics.

mountainchris25

mountainchris25 - Jan 22, 2007 4:30 pm Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2002

First 14er  Sucess!

This was my first 14er and still my favorite! Climbed by the standard route.

Flex

Flex - Jan 21, 2007 10:10 pm

Snake Couloir May/01  Sucess!

Started from Yankee Boy Basin, nearly summited via the standard route, dropped down to the N Face and up the Snake Couloir for a great tour de Sneffles. A beautiful peak.

boisedoc

boisedoc - Dec 17, 2006 4:51 pm Date Climbed: Jul 24, 1988

my favorite  Sucess!

Remains my favorite 14ers. Spectacular to look at from the north. Yankee Boy has incredible flowers. The peak has some scrambling and great views into the San Juans

ruthschlein

ruthschlein - Nov 13, 2006 1:28 am

Mt Sneffels  Sucess!

Nothin' like a little bluegrass fest in telluride and then some fun in the mountains. we did some scrambling up the ridge with mostly rock, and some snow, from blue lakes. It took longer to walk down the standard route, that way is thin slippery scree, and I think that the steeper way we came up would be better for the descent as well. great view of surrounding mountains from the top.

Vagabond Manifesto

Vagabond Manifesto - Oct 23, 2006 10:55 pm Date Climbed: Sep 24, 2005

Exciting climb  Sucess!

Climbed with a friend via Lavender Col. Snow and ice in the couloir made this more difficult--the escape notch near the top of the gully was covered in ice. Lots of fun. Beautiful sunrise in Yankee Boy Basin.

royswkr - Sep 22, 2006 2:32 pm Date Climbed: Sep 27, 1991

Another classic  Sucess!

Interesting ascent up long talus gullies

Alcas24

Alcas24 - Aug 30, 2006 2:59 pm Date Climbed: Sep 25, 2005

Lavender Col  Sucess!

Really nice climb. Super windy on top by clear, nices views of fall colors.

pjenson05

pjenson05 - Aug 17, 2006 3:21 pm Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2006

Easy Standard Route  Sucess!

Easier than I thought. It was only tough through the initial gulley. 4 Hours round trip with a good break on the summit. We were in the clouds on top.

shannarae2k

shannarae2k - Aug 7, 2006 10:24 pm Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2006

A Wonderful Day!  Sucess!

A wonderful mountain. I summited via the South West ridge with my dad, Aaron Johnson, and met skorpio on the way down!

skorpeo

skorpeo - Aug 7, 2006 4:25 am Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2006

Lavander Col  Sucess!

Great hike. I met Aaron Johnson and his daughter Shanna at the notch. Stunning views.

rasgoat

rasgoat - Aug 6, 2006 10:13 pm

great views!  Sucess!

ascended southwest ridge descended south slopes

Brett B

Brett B - Jul 29, 2006 8:02 am Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2006

Lavender Col  Sucess!

Fun route, though descending the Scree Col was a pain.

crzyjt

crzyjt - Jul 28, 2006 4:43 am Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2006

Lavender Col  Sucess!

Climbed with F Bomb. A fun scramble.

F Bomb

F Bomb - Jul 26, 2006 9:56 pm Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2006

Lavender Col  Sucess!

Nice fun climb. Great scenery.

lindasyh

lindasyh - Jul 24, 2006 9:55 pm Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2000

Yankee Boy Basin TH, Ascend SW Ridge, Descend S Slopes  Sucess!

For a change I think I surprised my husband with my willingness to scramble. Maybe I'm just too dumb to be scared.

seth@LOKI

seth@LOKI - Jul 21, 2006 2:02 am Date Climbed: Sep 12, 1990

My First Fourteener!  Sucess!

Yehaa! The first and my favorite. 12 times on the summit now and counting.

brianhughes

brianhughes - Jul 18, 2006 11:00 pm Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2006

from Blue Lakes Trailhead  Sucess!

Beautiful hike past the Blue Lakes, over the pass, and then took the standard route up Lavender Col. Cloudy and rainy all day. Near zero visibility from the summit. Have to go back another day to check out the views.

altitude14er

altitude14er - Jul 3, 2006 8:36 pm Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2006

The Standard Route  Sucess!

An easy & fun scramble. Took me two and a half hours from the parking area @ 10700ft to reach the summit. A small wildfire was burning outside of the Montrose area but the smoke was far away. A GREAT climb!

ElliottDavis

ElliottDavis - Jun 26, 2006 4:05 am Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2004

South Ridge with Insistent rodent  Sucess!

A Pika on Blue Lakes pass tugged on a friend's shirt while she sat. "Snacks? You got snacks?"

Gerry Roach says the South Ridge is less difficult than it looks. Egad - he must think it looks awfully difficult. =) Anyway, the level of snow and crumbliness of rock made for a hair-raising, bona-fide adventure.

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