Pikes Peak Climber's Log

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shknbke

shknbke - Jun 5, 2010 9:17 am Date Climbed: May 22, 2010

Y couloir right branch  Sucess!

Finally did the far right branch of the Y on my 4th trip up this fine snow climb.

dclimb14me

dclimb14me - Apr 26, 2010 12:14 am

North Couloirs  Sucess!

Great snow climb...topped out and was met by a little old lady who got out of a van and asked me if I knew "you could drive up here you know!" I know...

theREALCarpeDM

theREALCarpeDM - Apr 8, 2010 6:41 pm Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2005

Crags  Sucess!

Not sure of the exact date in July - just guesstimated.

skyward22

skyward22 - Mar 14, 2010 6:02 pm Date Climbed: Feb 13, 2010

tour of the mountain  Sucess!

went up with Mike, Cary, and Craig to do the Y Coulior. snow was too deep past Barr Camp, so we opted to go above treeline before dropping down and traversing to the N side of the mountain. Short on time, we got suckered into doing what we thought was the most eastern coulior of the N face, which actually dumped us out back on the NE ridge, which we dropped off of to continue climbing the E face over moderate mixed and icy terrain. still didn't get to do the route we wanted, but it made for a unique tour of the mountain. took the train up the following weekend when my buddy was in town only to find a herd of fat tourists who wouldn't leave the concessions.

shknbke

shknbke - Mar 5, 2010 12:16 am Date Climbed: Mar 4, 2010

South ridge  Sucess!

Continued my quest to climb Pikes in every month via as many routes as possible. The south ridge is a very scenic hike with amazing views of The Cirque. The cog and road were closed, so I had the summit to myself for the first time ever!

Cookie Addict

Cookie Addict - Mar 1, 2010 7:01 pm

sore feet  Sucess!

Walking, walking, walking... big ol' blisters

bryangast

bryangast - Jan 7, 2010 7:42 pm Date Climbed: Aug 15, 1991

Top

A really, really, long walk.

JB99

JB99 - Dec 9, 2009 6:21 pm

Via Crags  Sucess!

Went up Crags in a 2 day trip with my dad and older brother. A little culture shock up top. Beautiful otherwise. Cool rock formations.

Senad Rizvanovic

Senad Rizvanovic - Nov 24, 2009 12:33 am Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2009

Long and vindy  Sucess!

Did from Craigs, very challanging hike but no problem.

pyerger

pyerger - Nov 23, 2009 2:38 pm

pikes  Sucess!

Almost made a one day winter climb, but it got so windy, a thousand feet below the summit, we turned around. Did the 2007 pikes peak ascent, what a run! once in Aug. 08 with the dogs.

metal4lyf

metal4lyf - Nov 8, 2009 1:14 pm Date Climbed: Nov 7, 2009

awesome  Sucess!

Humbling solo winter ascent via Crags TH.

Eric Holle

Eric Holle - Oct 24, 2009 11:46 pm Date Climbed: Oct 24, 2009

Via Crags  Sucess!

Solo climb right after the first big snowfall of the year. There was deeper snow than I was expecting, and ran into a few other solo hikers.

Incliner

Incliner - Sep 28, 2009 4:47 pm

Devil's Playground  Sucess!

Great day in July, even though it snowed and hailed for 5 minutes...

Pete Castricone

Pete Castricone - Sep 28, 2009 10:03 am Date Climbed: Sep 27, 2009

Via Crags  Sucess!

Big group. Under a clear blue sky.

noahs213

noahs213 - Sep 7, 2009 10:51 pm Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2009

Barr Trail  Sucess!

One day. A very long hike. It was well worth it and amazing!

alpspitze

alpspitze - Aug 24, 2009 11:43 am Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2009

Crags Campground  Sucess!

Windy as heck, but still a nice hike.

slowpoke

slowpoke - Aug 22, 2009 10:21 pm Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2009

Barr Trail  Sucess!

Long hike, but well worth the experience

VermontMike

VermontMike - Aug 8, 2009 9:44 pm Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2009

Barr Trail  Sucess!

Day-hiked the Barr Trail. Great hike but what an ugly summit!

HokieJim

HokieJim - Aug 2, 2009 12:23 am Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2009

NW Slopes from Glen Cove  Sucess!

Celebrated my dad's 60th birthday by camping at Glen Cove, then ascending the bowl to join the NW Slopes route en route to the summit. He did great despite a few inches of fresh August snow above 13k'

odogg0824

odogg0824 - Jul 30, 2009 1:23 am Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2009

Barr Trail Up and Down  Sucess!

I live in the plains and my knees are a curse so I hike quite a bit slower than most at high altitude. Started at the Barr trailhead with my brother and sister at Midnight. Reached the summit at 11:30. Headed back down at 12:15 only to dodge a thunderstorm and duck into the A-Frame at treeline for about an hour. Continued down the Barr trail back to the trailhead by 7pm for a total hike time of roughly 19 hours. The most brutal yet memorable hike of my life!

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