Pacific Peak Climber's Log

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strudolyubov

strudolyubov - Mar 19, 2012 10:50 pm Date Climbed: Mar 17, 2012

West Ridge  Sucess!

Climbed West Ridge route from Mayflower Gulch TH. Not much snow on the ridge. After summiting Pacific Peak, traversed to Crystal Peak. Nice route, beautiful weather, great views.

Ted Eliason

Ted Eliason - Oct 13, 2011 10:25 pm Date Climbed: Dec 4, 2010

Covered in rime   Sucess!

A way better peak than the local 14ers just to the south. Covered in rime ice like a mini Waddington.

Niederbayer

Niederbayer - Oct 2, 2011 7:01 pm Date Climbed: Oct 2, 2011

West Ridge  Sucess!

sunny day - no one else in sight - summited Atlantic too

theREALCarpeDM

theREALCarpeDM - Jun 25, 2011 9:38 pm Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2011

with Atlantic from McCullough Gulch  Sucess!

Up Pacific's SE slopes, down the NE slopes around Pacific Tarn, and back over to do Atlantic's NE slopes. A moderate snow climb. Took Okie on this trip.

Matt Lemke

Matt Lemke - Dec 20, 2010 6:08 am Date Climbed: Sep 12, 2010

Mohawk Lakes-Pacific Tarn  Sucess!

Climbed Pacific and Atlantic starting from the Mohawk Lakes trailhead and climbing the loose crap of a slope to Pacific Tarn.
Atlantic done first than the traverse to Pacific.
BTW...Do NOT do that slope in the summer. Do the east ridge instead

thatnissanguy

thatnissanguy - Dec 18, 2010 7:54 pm Date Climbed: Dec 4, 2010

winter ascent of North Ridge, traverse to Atlantic  Sucess!

GREAT summit. Loved every minute of the North Ridge.

MikeyB

MikeyB - Oct 2, 2010 1:10 pm Date Climbed: Apr 17, 2010

Up the West Ridge  Sucess!

Stay on the ridge to entire way up-very fun and challenging with snow! Climbed with Tim P. in blustery/snowy conditions.

Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - Aug 22, 2010 11:10 pm Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2010

Northeast Slopes via Spruce Creek   Sucess!

In retrospect, I should have known better...this route in late August, with no snow, is a horror. Steep and loose, football-sized rocks and larger launching. Heck, the melting snow was launching rocks up to fist-sized. Without snow, there is absolutely NOTHING stable about this line. Awful crux section on an otherwise delightful mountain.

boisedoc

boisedoc - Jul 24, 2009 9:44 am Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2009

ridge walk  Sucess!

walked up from Atlantic. cool North Face.

Kiefer

Kiefer - Jul 13, 2009 9:08 pm Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2009

North Couloir  Sucess!

One hell of a line! I can see what Roach and Cooper mean by this climb being one of the best and hazardous.
For early July, snow continued all the way to the col with a 6' ice section at the crux and patchy ice after this.
A very decent climb.
Continued on to Atlantic, re-climbed Pacific and on to Crystal and Father Dyer afterwards with Stephanie.

mattpayne11

mattpayne11 - Apr 27, 2009 2:14 am Date Climbed: Jun 14, 1987

Very Memorable  Sucess!

Notable memories:

1. Our trailer hitch broke on this trip, necessitating us to dump our trailer upside down on top of our pick-up truck.

2. My mom quit smoking this trip.

3. I wanted to do the "ridge-walk" to Fletcher but my dad advised that it was not a safe route to do this time of year (it was very snowy).

km_donovan

km_donovan - Nov 21, 2008 3:30 pm Date Climbed: Nov 16, 2008

From Maflower Gultch  Sucess!

Lots of snow but not enough to warrant snowshoes. Finally abandoned the "normal route" and picked a couloir and up we went. Tagged the summit and bailed out of the wind. Because of the hour we had to forgo Atlantic.

BLong

BLong - Oct 6, 2008 10:56 pm

Pacific and Atlantic

Climbed Pacific and Atlantic peaks in 2001 with some good friends.

Mots010

Mots010 - Sep 25, 2008 11:11 pm Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2008

From Atlantic  Sucess!

Easy jaunt from Atlantic...

ripper333 - Aug 27, 2008 10:10 pm Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2008

east ridge  Sucess!

gorgeous weather ..fun ridge... nice to experience the highest lake in north america..
this area was incredibly lush..... climbed with jesse..

Woodie Hopper

Woodie Hopper - Aug 25, 2008 11:12 pm Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2008

North ridge  Sucess!

Climbed from Crystal Peak before Atlantic. Tiring talus slope before the summit. Nice views. Started at Mayflower Gulch.

heather14

heather14 - Jun 1, 2008 11:24 pm Date Climbed: May 31, 2008

Our own route  Sucess!

We planned on the North Couloir, but started too late. Made our way up the ridge then the summit. Great day overall. Definitely going back to do the couloir!

SarahThompson

SarahThompson - May 16, 2008 5:55 pm Date Climbed: Oct 1, 2005

3x, std route & North Couloir  Sucess!

10/1/05 - Mayflower Gulch approach. Traversed from Crystal and then continued along ridge to Atlantic. New snow made talus hopping difficult & annoying.

6/12/09 - Attempt #2 at the North Couloir after backing off two weeks earlier due to unsafe snow conditions. Approached via Mohawk Basin. The cornice was frequently shedding snow down a large runnel on both of my early morning visits. A great line that deserves a bit more respect than the average Colorado snow climb.

1/7/17 - Traversed from Atlantic in frigid temps. Descended into Pacific Creek from the saddle between the two (steep slopes were wind-scoured), and then back to Mayflower Gulch.

MountainHikerCO

MountainHikerCO - Mar 4, 2008 8:17 pm Date Climbed: Oct 13, 1991

McCullough Gulch  Sucess!

This was my first climb of Pacific. We climbed Atlantic as well from the McCullough Gulch trailhead. I returned to this pair 9-2-06.

DharmaBum1984

DharmaBum1984 - Jan 19, 2008 1:51 am Date Climbed: Oct 5, 2007

West Ridge  Sucess!

Fun scramble up the west ridge followed by lunch with the ravens at Pacific Tarn, then on to Atlantic and back down to Mayflower Gulch.

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