Mount Wilson Climber's Log

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Woodie Hopper

Woodie Hopper - Sep 24, 2019 6:03 am Date Climbed: Sep 23, 2019

Traverse from El Diente  Sucess!

Solo. From El Diente. Took about two hours on the traverse. Must have been a little off route at times getting up some low 5 chimneys. Tons of loose rock. Had both peaks to myself. Cloudy all day, but thankfully no rain.

yadahzoemtn

yadahzoemtn - Feb 2, 2019 3:28 pm Date Climbed: Sep 21, 2018

From Kilpacker Basin  Sucess!

Exhausting day of boulder hopping. With Michael T

eli.boardman

eli.boardman - Dec 27, 2018 10:43 am Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2018

Solo El Diente - Wilson traverse  Sucess!

Smoky skies and fun scrambling

Moogie737

Moogie737 - Sep 23, 2018 9:52 pm Date Climbed: Sep 21, 2018

Southwest Sloes, Kilpacker Basin  Sucess!

#1 09-21-18 W/ Lana. Camped at 10,550', set out at 6:30 and enjoyed lovely fall weather including light winds on the summit. This is not an easy climb, especially if you don't like rocks, boulders and sketchy sections where rockfall is a real threat. Nonetheless enjoyable.

Onager

Onager - May 20, 2018 9:41 am Date Climbed: May 18, 2018

South Slope  Sucess!

Climbed with Matt, camped at Kilpacker TH, 530a to 1900 hrs. More of a snow climb this time of year with occasional class 3 rock. Good, but long day.

Wheelbarrow

Wheelbarrow - Feb 5, 2018 11:41 pm Date Climbed: Jun 19, 2017

#21  Sucess!

This helluva basin provided me with one of the most stressful, mentally challenging days of the summer. Didn't expect the slopes to retain this much snow so with running shoes on I traversed the ridge all the way around and ended up on El Diente at sunset and "suicide climbed" down its North Slopes and safely made my way back to the Rock of Ages saddle and back to the car.

skorpeo

skorpeo - Dec 14, 2016 12:01 am Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2014

Via Traverse  Sucess!

Really great day!!

Matt Lemke

Matt Lemke - Jan 12, 2016 7:32 pm Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2012

Fun 4th class on top  Sucess!

Summitted after doing the traverse from El Diente. Had a fantastic day. These were Josh Lewis's forst CO 14ers. The 4th class on top was more technical than anything on Capitol

Senad Rizvanovic

Senad Rizvanovic - Sep 7, 2015 7:10 pm Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2015

South slopes  Sucess!

Lots of loose rocks and scree, this route is the best with snow, otherwise be ready for some suffer fest. However, despite loose rock this was grea climb.

astroclimber

astroclimber - Aug 17, 2014 6:49 pm Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2014

Great Day   Sucess!

With Kat and Dave

DanielL

DanielL - Oct 4, 2013 11:42 pm Date Climbed: Aug 31, 2013

Wilson-El Diente Traverse  Sucess!

Took the traverse from El Diente (awesome route) and descended the very loose south face into Kilpacker Basin. The crux move at the end is exhilarating!

boisedoc

boisedoc - Sep 1, 2013 12:40 am Date Climbed: Aug 30, 2013

last one  Sucess!

finished the Colorado 14ers after 25 years. Took a route from Kilpacker basin that is not aesthetic but avoids the class 4 section. Basically just some class 2 gully climbing with loose rocks. Great weather on top, especially considering the recent monsoon weather

Trailboss88

Trailboss88 - Aug 14, 2013 10:04 pm Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2013

via north slopes  Sucess!

Approached from Rock of Ages. 9 hours roundtrip.

Liba Kopeckova

Liba Kopeckova - Jul 27, 2013 9:56 pm

nice scramble

From Silver Pick, did West Buttress on El Diente, then the traverse to Mount Wilson, scary clouds. Fun on the ridge...

rockymountaindiva

rockymountaindiva - Jul 26, 2013 3:28 pm Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2012

3rd try is a charm  Sucess!

1st year it snowed, only got Wilson Peak. 2nd year it snowed so canceled the trip. 3rd year decided to go in July instead of September, did the El Diente to Wilson traverse, great fun and success! Access from Navajo Basin/trailhead with backpack.

blueshade

blueshade - Jul 2, 2013 11:38 pm Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2013

Traverse from Navajo TH  Sucess!

Soloed as a day trip from Navajo TH. West Ridge to El Diente and then continued the Traverse to Mt. Wilson.

Stayed mostly true on the West Ridge and thought it was at least as hard and exposed as the Traverse itself (although did not stay nearly as true on the Traverse).

11.5 hrs incl. time on summits, taking pics, and talking to people (but ran part way back)

Fletch

Fletch - May 27, 2013 9:53 pm Date Climbed: May 27, 2013

500 ft short

Snow conditions were bad up top so we bailed... Great day though... I'll go back for the traverse later... Incredible area...

milan - Oct 21, 2012 5:38 pm Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2012

From Kilpacker  Sucess!

This is a nice alternative route, much easier than the standard. It was raining all weekend but I got a 2 hours window that I was able to use to summit.

miztflip

miztflip - Aug 28, 2012 10:05 pm Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2012

Final 14er  Sucess!

My final 14er. Bittersweet as I had planned to traverse from El Diente. Woke up early in Navajo Basin to overcast skies and a drizzle. Opted for the standard route to finish up.

Hyadventure

Hyadventure - Jul 10, 2012 7:27 pm Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2012

Via the Traverse from El Diente  Sucess!

We just beat the weather to the peak. After descending less then 1000' we heard thunder and the rain followed soon after. I thought the climb from the top of the dirty gully to the summit was no harder then third class. That said, the rotten, dirty rock makes for scary climbing.

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