Mount Wilson Climber's Log

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noahs213 - Aug 29, 2010 1:00 pm Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2010

El Diente/Mount Wilson  Sucess!

Great day out


dclimb14me - Apr 26, 2010 12:31 am

Wilsons  Sucess!

Great backpacking and climb!

utclimber - Mar 28, 2010 4:20 pm

Wilson and El Diente  Sucess!

I hiked up Mount Wilson, then traversed over to El Diente. Part of a really great backpacking trip with my Dad.


seano - Sep 22, 2009 11:41 pm Date Climbed: Sep 21, 2009

from El Diente  Sucess!

The snow didn't hurt the traverse, and immensely helped the descent -- plunge steps FTW. I didn't get sidetracked much, and it still took me about 1h30. 1 hour would really be cruising.


cftbq - Aug 28, 2009 3:34 pm Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2009

1st Great Traverse  Sucess!

Did the traverse from El Diente in perfect weather. Hard work, but very rewarding.

Eric Holle

Eric Holle - Aug 25, 2009 10:51 pm Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2009

from Navajo Lake  Sucess!

Exciting finish!


alpspitze - Aug 24, 2009 12:10 pm Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2009

North Face via Navajo Lake   Sucess!

Went up the class 4 crux and down one of the gully's.

Brad Snider

Brad Snider - Jul 31, 2009 11:11 pm Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2009

Route-finding Issues  Sucess!

After a foggy traverse, ended up climbing Mount Wilson from behind up loose class 4 ledges. Descended correct summit blocks, then went too far west and down north face. Paid for route-finding error with a slide and some cuts, but fortunately that's it. Eventually got back on track before thunderstorms hit.


BigRob - Jul 18, 2009 11:03 pm Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2009

From Navajo Lake TH  Sucess!

Went up Standard route from Navajo Lake Basin. Came down Kilpacker Basin. Car to Car in 13 hours.


COhawkeye - Mar 18, 2009 1:22 pm Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2008

From Navajo Lake  Sucess!

Backpacked into Navajo Lake and then climbed Mount Wilson and Wilson Peak the next day. Socked in for about an hour until the clouds lifted and the weather held steady. A great mountain.


byates - Dec 6, 2008 11:27 pm Date Climbed: May 31, 2008

The long way  Sucess!

We were going to do the traverse from El Diente, got to El Diente, traversed to the Organ Pipe's, Snow was rotting out and post holing to rock, glissaded down, to Basin saw an up track going half way up, broke the rest and truely climbed them both on the same day! Rotting out snow on final pitch very nasty. 10 hours total from the lake.

Panthera uncia

Panthera uncia - Aug 27, 2008 2:36 pm Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2008

Independence Day Climb  Sucess!

Traversed over from Diente and glissaded down Mt Wilson's N face. The last move to reach the summit (the crux) was pretty sweet and airy!


big_g - Aug 25, 2008 9:39 pm Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2008

N Slopes  Sucess!

Wow. What a surprising finish. I had glossed over a number of details when reading the route description which I left at the TH. Very enjoyable!


Ingman - Aug 23, 2008 5:36 pm Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2008

Wilson/Diente Traverse

Via El Diente East ridge (Wilson's West ridge).


mtnhiker13 - Aug 20, 2008 4:07 pm Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2008

From Navajo Lake  Sucess!

We managed to avoid the horrible weather in the Denver area and escape to the San Juans for a little mountain climbing! We backpacked into Navajo Lake and then climbed Mount Wilson and Wilson Peak the next day. The climb of Mount Wilson was great - enjoyed the final ridge immensely.


spannring29 - Aug 9, 2008 4:04 pm Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2008

8 of 14  Sucess!

Eighth of 14 14ers in 11 days via the traverse from El Diente. What an amazing route! The best descent route was a bit unclear, but we managed to make it out unscathed. My favorite day of the trip.


Kiefer - Jul 25, 2008 4:55 am Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2008

via Silver Pick  Sucess!

This was a really enjoyable mountain! The last 20-25 ft were great!


MountainHikerCO - Feb 16, 2008 10:56 am Date Climbed: Jul 4, 1998

Silver Pick  Sucess!

This was my second climb of Mount Wilson. We approached from Silver Pick over Rock of Ages. There was still snow on the route which made the climbing easier than the scree it covered.


MountainHikerCO - Feb 16, 2008 10:53 am Date Climbed: Sep 6, 1992

with El Diente  Sucess!

We approached from Silver Pick over Rock of Ages saddle. We climbed El Diente first and then traversed over to Wilson.


tomlauren - Feb 2, 2008 8:11 am Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2007

El Diente - Mt Wilson - Wilson Pk in a day  Sucess!

From camp at Navajo Lake, climbed the North Slopes of El Diente, performed the traverse to Mt Wilson, then descended Mt Wilson's North Slopes to Wilson Peak's West Ridge with my friend Keith. It is a common mistake to descend directly down from Mt Wilson instead of traversing to the east first, thus missing the official North Slopes route when descending Mt Wilson.

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