Navajo Peak Climber's Log

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Senad Rizvanovic - Sep 6, 2010 10:28 pm Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2010

Via Airplane Gully  Sucess!

Very windy day on Navajo Peak, after summit we decide to go descent back, it was to windy for traverse to Apache Pk.

2nd summit, July 28 2018


JonW - Aug 29, 2010 4:22 pm Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2010

Airplane Gully??  Sucess!

We thought we were climbing Airplane Gully, but we took the gully to the right, which turned out the wrong gully. I enjoyed the more difficult climbing, but I don't think those in my party did. Ended up doing some easy 5th class face climbing.

ripper333 - Aug 27, 2010 6:36 pm Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2010

traverse fr apache  Sucess!

pawnee pass, shoshoni, kasparov traverse(badass), apache, navajo,niwot ridge.. ran out water fo many hours, happy to finally come across a stream


armorfoot - Aug 10, 2009 5:18 pm Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2008

Favorite mountain in Colorado  Sucess!

Took Airplane Gully route. Attempted via Niwot Ridge but an incoming storm scared me from making it past the summit of the ridge.


Kiefer - Aug 9, 2009 9:17 pm Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2009

Northish Face?  Sucess!

An absolutly wonderful climb. We climbed the north face and finished with another 5.3-ish chimney to the summit. A super great day!


miztflip - Jul 20, 2009 9:27 pm Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2009

West Chimney  Sucess!

Climbed Queens Way over Apache and up West Chimney. Descended Airplane Gully which sucks. Otherwise a nice short outing.


habaceeba - Jul 19, 2009 12:08 pm Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2009

Over Niwot Ridge  Sucess!

Soloed over Niwot Ridge to Navajo and down the gully. The weather was perfect. The route finding on Niwot Ridge was a blast and the views spectacular.


Narendra - Dec 25, 2008 12:09 pm

Navajo  Sucess!

I climbed this via the Airplane gully, which was ok. There are about 4 other routes on this mountain that I want to try! Awsome views!


MikeyB - Sep 2, 2008 11:26 am Date Climbed: Aug 31, 2008

Navajo snowfield/west chimney  Sucess!

Climbed up the snowfield/west chimney to reach the summit with the intent to continue over to Apache. However, approaching storm clouds changed my mind and thus descended the Airplane gully for a fun round trip of Navajo.


shknbke - Aug 27, 2008 9:55 am Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2008

via west chimney/Navajo snowfield  Sucess!

A fine day via Navajo snowfield, traverse to Apache, up west chimney. Added Niwot Ridge for a nice loop. See TR.


slowpoke - Aug 9, 2008 6:37 pm Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2008

Via Airplane Gully  Sucess!

Fun climb. Summit was shrouded in clouds though which was kind of a bummer. Will have to go back and maybe do the snowfield or something.


peakrat76 - Apr 26, 2008 9:32 pm Date Climbed: Jul 8, 1973

West Chimney  Sucess!

My first "big" Colorado Peak. Bivvied at the foot of the glacier. A great climb.


SarahThompson - Mar 31, 2008 12:02 am Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2005

4x: West Chimney (3x), Navajo Snowfield & North Face  Sucess!

8/28/05 - Traversed ridge from Apache. Navajo's West Chimney rocks! Such a fun, classic chimney with wild exposure below. Descended Airplane Gully - loose talus isn't so great but the airplane wreckage is definately worth seeing.

8/2/08 - 2nd trip, this time via Navajo Snowfield (which was still in good snow climbing shape, not icy) and the North Face. Also climbed Dickers Peck and Niwot Ridge before heading down Airplane Gully.

6/21/10 - Traversed from Apache and climbed up the delightful West Chimney (with a bit of snow and ice). Above the namesake 4th class chimney we climbed a fun low 5th class chimney system that I'd explored on the previous trip. Great scramble, always is, always will be.

6/21/17 - Traversed from Navajo, climbed West Chimney (which I still love), and descended via gully west of Airplane Gully by mistake. There was a little cliff/waterfall in the middle that I had to bypass with class 4+ scrambling on the west side. Such a good peak!

utclimber - Jan 14, 2008 12:05 am

North Ridge  Sucess!

Climbed via the North Ridge.


heather14 - Oct 8, 2007 3:16 pm Date Climbed: Oct 7, 2007

Via Niwot Ridge  Sucess!

Traversed Niwot Ridge to Niwot Peak, then to Navajo. Started down the gully, but didn't have our snow/ice gear so had to climb back up and across the ridge. A great day!


shanahan96 - Oct 7, 2007 5:59 pm Date Climbed: Oct 6, 2007

west chimney  Sucess!

memorable west chimney climb with jamie nellis. frequent patches of snow and ice forced us to constantly evaluate what was/wasn't acceptable to have a safe climb. very enjoyable!



mow10 - Mar 18, 2007 12:22 am Date Climbed: Oct 4, 1998

Nice view  Sucess!

This is a nice summit to achieve in the center of the Indian Peaks.


roozers42 - Aug 14, 2006 11:06 pm Date Climbed: Aug 13, 2006

Route Climbed: Airplane Gully  Sucess!

Traversed to Niwot Ridge and down a gully to get back to the unnamed lake.


wlloyd - Jun 1, 2006 6:43 am

West Chimney  Sucess!

Reversed route down chimney & snowfield for descent. Had to downclimb the Navajo snowfield quickly due to approaching storms. Would like to go back and climb the N. Face sometime,

Mountain Jim

Mountain Jim - Feb 6, 2006 2:07 pm

Route Climbed: Airplane Gully Date Climbed: May 1971  Sucess!

I've summited twice since my first visit, once from Apache via the connecting ridge and up the West Chimney.

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