Mount Yale Climber's Log

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gabem

gabem - Jul 7, 2010 4:01 pm

East Ridge  Sucess!

Beautiful climb up the east ridge. If you don't mind sacrificing a slightly longer day for no crowds and some decent exposure with fun scrambling, you have to take this route.

strudolyubov

strudolyubov - Jun 6, 2010 1:02 am Date Climbed: Jun 5, 2010

Mt. Yale from Denny Creek  Sucess!

Hiked to the summit of Mount Yale starting from Denny Creek TH. Nice weather, great views!

seano

seano - Jun 5, 2010 10:19 pm Date Climbed: Jun 5, 2010

Silver Creek  Sucess!

That ridge must hold the world record for false summits. Crappy conditions below timberline (mud bog with slush-drifts), but nice day otherwise. Trip report

Ken Dammen

Ken Dammen - May 29, 2010 12:00 am Date Climbed: May 28, 2010

Standard route from Denny Creek  Sucess!

Beautiful Day. 1st 14er of the season. Some snow on the route which make for some tough going in a few spots. Fun glissade on the way down. 25th Official Colorado 14er. Matt was my climbing partner.

RckyMtneer

RckyMtneer - May 11, 2010 2:29 pm Date Climbed: May 10, 2010

Snow and Ice  Sucess!

Approached on west face, via snow slope right below the summit. Snow storm and 40-50 mph winds hit us on the summit, so we didn't stick around long.

Eric Holle

Eric Holle - May 3, 2010 10:07 pm Date Climbed: May 3, 2010

from Denny Creek  Sucess!

Plenty of snow and wind up high, combined Mascot for a nice early spring outing with Jordan W. It was my second ascent of Yale.

theREALCarpeDM

theREALCarpeDM - Apr 8, 2010 6:09 pm Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2007

Denny Creek  Sucess!

Don't really remember too much about it.

metal4lyf

metal4lyf - Mar 22, 2010 1:06 am Date Climbed: Mar 21, 2010

via Denny Creek  Sucess!

Met some new friends on the standard route. Incredible hike!

JB99

JB99 - Dec 9, 2009 4:53 pm Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2008

With a friend  Sucess!

Brought a friend up for his first 14er. Steep route, beautiful surroundings.

Senad Rizvanovic

Senad Rizvanovic - Nov 24, 2009 12:29 am

nice one  Sucess!

Ver nice hike, steep and long but good one.
2nd time July 06, 2014

dancla22

dancla22 - Nov 11, 2009 7:51 am

Fun Hike  Sucess!

Fun trip to take while on the Colorado Trail, nice to go all the way to the top instead of just over a saddle.

mirhash

mirhash - Oct 12, 2009 3:50 pm Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2009

Early start  Sucess!

Started really early (woke up at the campsite around 3:45 am) but it was well worth it. Saw the sunrise at 14,000!

MRoyer4

MRoyer4 - Sep 30, 2009 5:47 pm

Colorado Trail Side Trip  Sucess!

Scrambled up the ridge from where the Colorado Trail passes by. A nice side trip, although my stashed thru-hike pack was chewed on by a marmot while we were heading up.

sevenvii

sevenvii - Sep 27, 2009 6:54 pm Date Climbed: Sep 26, 2009

Denny Creek  Sucess!

Nice climb on a cool September morning. Bluebird day with a chilly breeze at the top. Left TH at 6:40 and reached summit 10:05, lots of nice fellow hikers on the trail.

Steve Larson

Steve Larson - Sep 12, 2009 9:32 pm Date Climbed: Sep 11, 2009

Denny Creek  Sucess!

I made the mistake of going trail running two days before this hike. Ouch. The whole way down was torture. Nice peak, though.

JustinShapiro

JustinShapiro - Sep 11, 2009 9:31 pm Date Climbed: Sep 28, 2008

Can't even remember  Sucess!

Can't even remember the hike up there, only the summit.

mountainloverCO

mountainloverCO - Aug 16, 2009 9:32 pm Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2009

Denny Creek  Sucess!

A relatively easy Sawatch 14er with a pleasant few first miles through the trees followed by a steep grind up to the summit ridge. The ridge required more talus-hopping and scrambling than I had expected, which made it a ton of fun. Easily the best part of the hike.

MattK

MattK - Aug 13, 2009 8:24 am Date Climbed: May 17, 2009

Yale  Sucess!

Wife, dog and I via the East Ridge. Great climb and we saw no one else all day. Headed over to Mascot and then preceeded to have a miserable descent. Shoulda followed the east ridge of Mascot back to the trail rather than heading south!

pyerger

pyerger - Jul 31, 2009 3:08 pm

Yale  Sucess!

Yep.

Chad Couch

Chad Couch - Jul 24, 2009 4:44 pm Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2005

Denny Creek  Sucess!

With Ian and Jeremy; A more "airy" ridge than I expected, but still very enjoyable.

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