Redcloud Peak Climber's Log

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mr_g

mr_g - Oct 14, 2002 8:16 am

Route Climbed: Northeast Ridge Date Climbed: October 12, 2002  Sucess!

Did not encounter snow until we reached the end of the basin at 12,000. The route up to the saddle and remaining ridgeline was snow covered. The snow was mostly frozen, but did posthole a few times.

Encountered high winds at the summit, and the temps were extremely cold. Due to amount of snow and temps we opted to forgo Sunshine this time.

rmjwinters

rmjwinters - Oct 5, 2002 9:30 pm

Route Climbed: East ridge Date Climbed: August 7 1999  Sucess!

Beautiful

Bob Bolton

Bob Bolton - Jul 5, 2002 4:40 pm

Route Climbed: Standard Date Climbed: July 2, 2002  Sucess!

Nice mountain, but it was poor visibility due to wildfire-caused haze. Also did Sunshine.

wayneaflick

wayneaflick - Jun 27, 2002 10:56 pm

Route Climbed: Silver Creek Trailhead to North Slope Date Climbed: July 4, 1996  Sucess!

This was a beautiful climb what with the wild flowers and all. As you climb that steep scree to the summit, turn around and watch as Uncompahgre comes into view over the ridge. A great scenic mountain. I didn't climb Sunshine this time because the thunder storms were starting.

tedde1 - Mar 27, 2002 2:40 pm

Route Climbed: along the ridge Date Climbed: july 5, 2001  Sucess!

Fantastic walk along the ridge in the snow, went down via the talus slopes and snow fields, a little tricky picking the route from above, then bushwacked to the river and rejoined the main trial.

Zeke

Zeke - Jan 16, 2002 7:59 am

Route Climbed: Standard w/Sunshine Date Climbed: October 2001  Sucess!

Great Area

nader

nader - Dec 26, 2001 4:08 pm

Route Climbed: Silver Creek Date Climbed: July 1998  Sucess!

Colorful Climb

miztflip

miztflip - Aug 21, 2001 3:43 pm

Route Climbed: Standard Date Climbed: June 20, 2000  Sucess!

Did along with Sunshine. Not much more than a stroll but very scenic.

Peter Eliassen

Peter Eliassen - Aug 16, 2001 11:43 am

Route Climbed: NESlopes-Silver Creek Date Climbed: 7/23/01  Sucess!

Beautiful on top...very red soil...great views of other San Juan peaks!

Jim Clarke

Jim Clarke - Aug 1, 2001 8:45 am

Route Climbed: Northeast Ridge to Sunshine Date Climbed: 7/17/00  Sucess!

Straightforward hike...combined with Sunshine...lot of rain and lightning early in the morning and throughout the day.

theplugger

theplugger - Jul 31, 2001 9:33 pm

Route Climbed: Grizzly Gulch Date Climbed: August of '97  Sucess!

Husband, Jay, and I did this one in combination with Sunshine. We managed to get to the summit just before the storm, and went back the same way we came, over Sunshine.

climbcolorado

climbcolorado - Jul 30, 2001 12:31 pm

Route Climbed: Northeast Ridge from Silver Creek Trailhead  Sucess!

Nice hike traversed to Sunshine.

kilimanjaro1

kilimanjaro1 - Jul 30, 2001 8:56 am

Route Climbed: Northeast Ridge from Silver Creek Trailhead Date Climbed: July 23,2001  Sucess!

A nice climb followed by the summit ridge trail to Sunshine Peak.

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