Raleigh Peak Climber's Log

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runbyu1 - May 30, 2023 3:30 pm Date Climbed: Apr 29, 2023

Fun day on Raleigh with Jeremy S  Sucess!

Fun outing with Jeremy. We explored all over the summit scrambling all kinds of stuff. The sub peak to the NW, just off Raleigh Peak Road had some of the best scrambling on the Raleigh Peak side. Lots of fun...highly recommended. This is a fairly short and easy climb off the road that ends with a fun scramble.



halfotinos - Jul 6, 2019 9:46 pm Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2019

Potential  Sucess!

Tons of potential for new routes, especially on the East face.

Senad Rizvanovic

Senad Rizvanovic - May 22, 2017 8:08 am Date Climbed: May 21, 2017

Cool summit!  Sucess!

Interesting scrambling trying to find highest point. Great views of South Platte area. We did both summits, some really cool rock formations.


BradBartick - May 4, 2014 6:44 pm Date Climbed: Apr 7, 2014

Ehhh  Sucess!

Long boring 5+ mile walk, then bushwhack 600 vert, then 15 feet of class 3.


Kiefer - Feb 24, 2014 8:58 am Date Climbed: Feb 23, 2014

Complicated west summit  Sucess!

Basically just a long walk until the summit area. Then things get complicated finding the true summit. West summit had the register. Two small sections of no more than 2-3 moves in a tight squeeze/off-width chimney. Solid 4th class, maybe 5.0 depending on skills. But super fun for about 15 feet.

Stellar views of the South Platte. With Sarah Simon and Logan the whining dog! :o)

Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - Feb 23, 2014 11:10 pm Date Climbed: Feb 23, 2014

Via Colorado trail from the East  Sucess!

Kiefer and I enjoyed amazing, spring-like weather on this day. We had a few problems entering the higher boulders because our pup got spooked by the scrambling, so we ascended one-by-one while Logan wailed in anguish - poor little guy! Incredible views. Cathedral Spires, in particular, just sings on the horizon!

Brian Kalet

Brian Kalet - Jul 15, 2013 4:55 pm Date Climbed: Sep 17, 2011

5 Peaks  Sucess!

With "South Sheeprock", "Camera Rock", Genesee Mountain & Cheesman Mountain.

Ted Eliason

Ted Eliason - Oct 13, 2011 5:41 pm Date Climbed: Apr 25, 2009

Different Planet  Sucess!

The South Platte is such a cool change of scenery from the upper front range. The summit view drops away like a vast ocean from the top of a cliff.

Jeremy Hakes

Jeremy Hakes - Jan 22, 2011 2:56 pm Date Climbed: Nov 17, 2007

Great peak!  Sucess!

98/98 Ranked Jeffco peaks.


MattK - Sep 10, 2010 1:50 pm Date Climbed: Feb 13, 2010

Raleigh, Eagle Rock  Sucess!

The pup and I made a nice hike of this and Eagle Rock. Got halfway up before I realized I forgot to put my insoles back in my boots!! Made for a little rougher hike..


shknbke - Apr 14, 2010 9:08 pm Date Climbed: Apr 14, 2010

Very cool  Sucess!

I made this way more of an adventure than it should have been. Haven't been on a bike in years and tried going up the CO Trail with one. Too many switchbacks. Ditched the bike just beyond the junction with the road due to the deadfall. Was a bit too far east of the easiest line to the western summit area and had to backtrack a couple times to find a line. Climbed the far west 3rd class summit, then saw the true summit further east and found the register. It was no problem getting up the low 5th class mantel move, but reversing took some thought! I ended up sitting and jumping back to the "launch pad" below the true summit. Very cool summit!

For the return, I thought I would shave off some distance by riding the bike down the road. It either petered out in an eroded wash or I didn't follow it long enough. I ended up finding the old CO trail after bushwacking with a bike and had to wade across the S. Platte because I couldn't find a bridge!


colinpence - Sep 17, 2009 6:47 pm Date Climbed: May 20, 2006

found one buried beer can!  Sucess!

This hike had good views of the damage from the Hayman fire.

One of the guys in our group found a full can of beer buried in the dirt just below the summit. It wasn't cold, so we didn't drink it!


BigCountry - Mar 21, 2009 10:38 pm Date Climbed: Mar 21, 2009

Second attempt was success  Sucess!

Summited west summit only. Biked out RP Rd and hiked from road. Log was a soggy messs. Needs to be replaced.


belexes - Oct 24, 2008 2:21 pm Date Climbed: Jan 12, 2003

Colorado Trail  Sucess!

This was my first hike with the CMC. It was very nice for the middle of January.


Niederbayer - Oct 20, 2008 12:08 pm Date Climbed: Oct 18, 2008

North Face  Sucess!

climbed both summits - great views - perfect hike for late fall or early spring!

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