San Luis Peak Climber's Log

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runbyu1 - Sep 1, 2022 4:45 pm Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2022

Beautiful! Summit to TH in under 46 minutes (S. Ridge Route)  Sucess!
Really enjoyed this mountain! The drive from Creede was amazing as well. Amber’s 1st CO 14er and she handled the altitude better than almost anyone I’ve ever seen. She said we'd only stay on the summit for "a few minutes" and then before she knew it, 40 minutes had gone by.
Woke up with only a few hours of sleep still feeling sick (will this ever end!?) with a hoarse throat, feeling hot, and high heart rate which continued during the run, but seemed to get better once we got high (super weird I know).
I hit the descent pretty quick but under control to make sure not to toast the bottoms of my feet and was happy they held up :) Was also really pleased clocking miles off the summit at 7:55, 6:13, 7:20, 7:30 (start of the re-climb). Had a blast!


utahjimk - Jul 26, 2022 9:53 am Date Climbed: Jul 24, 2022

via Stewart Creek trailhead  Sucess!

(camped near Eddiesville trailhead). With Wasatch Mountain Club group.


birdhead - Jul 14, 2022 3:35 pm Date Climbed: Jun 5, 2022

South Ridge  Sucess!

Hike the South Ridge. Beautiful area without too many people. Very unique view of several ranges from the summit. Loved it!


BradBartick - Sep 24, 2021 2:15 pm Date Climbed: Sep 23, 2021

With Michelle during amazing fall colors…  Sucess!

We were the only party on the entire route on the summit that day. Saw moose cow and calf on first uphill section of South Ridge route. I agree with the sentiment that this peak is underrated. Beautiful area and an enjoyable outing.


JesseSumrak - Jul 7, 2021 12:41 pm Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2021

San Luis   Sucess!

Started from the Stewart Creek TH around 4:20 in the morning. Quick progress up to treeline and a relatively easy hike all the way. Winds picked up just a little bit along the ridge, but never too bad. Beautiful day on the summit with no scary clouds or anything. Easy jaunt on down to the truck. Gosh, beautiful peaks up there. Can't wait to come back and get Stewart, Phoenix, and Organ. Let's go!


BKiser90 - Jul 3, 2021 5:19 pm Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2021

Stewart Creek  Sucess!

Started from the Stewart Creek TH around 4:20 in the morning. It was a beautiful day with perfect summer conditions. Views all around were great although there was a bit of haze toward the Sangres. Made it back down just after 11:00.


sailgreatlakes - Dec 16, 2020 7:36 pm Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2020

Solo Overnight  Sucess!

Hiked partway in from Stewart Creek TH and camped overnight. Hit the trail early in the dark and made first summit of the day before 0800. A wonderful hike and nice views of the San Juans to the west. Lots of wildlife.


ericd - Sep 26, 2020 10:41 pm Date Climbed: Sep 25, 2020

'tour de CDT' (south approach)  Sucess!

An 9-hour roundtrip summit. Class-1 & gorgeous fall colors definitely want to bring your girlfriend!! Creede's south approach TH is the best kept secret compared to the alternative 25miles of dirt road! From the quaint town of Creede it's only an 8-mile scenic 2WD mining road that's in remarkable condition. Gentle 11mile roundtrip trek. No snow.


ozarkmac - Sep 2, 2020 6:03 am Date Climbed: Aug 30, 2020

Fun hike from the Creede side with daughter and son-in-law.   Sucess!

Very pretty hike through varied terrain.


mickeyCs - Mar 27, 2020 7:21 pm

ct thru hike



CWFry - Aug 25, 2019 1:32 pm Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2019

Summit via South Ridge   Sucess!

Nice day with leisurely start around 9:06 AM from West Willow TH. Clouds burned off, although a few flurries of snow on way down. Sat on summit for approx. 1 hour to enjoy views and work. Total hike time with break at top and leisurely descent was 7 hours 18 min. Nice wildflowers at this time. Hiked with M.Roth.


habaceeba - May 20, 2019 7:30 am Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2017

San Luis  Sucess!

long hike up Stewart Creek


Long.Ranger - Feb 28, 2019 11:37 pm Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2017

Crush it!

Crush it, Wheelbarrow!


eli.boardman - Dec 27, 2018 12:18 pm Date Climbed: May 15, 2018

South side route with some snow  Sucess!

Ascended with family and dogs from Spring Creek side; lots of snow in the gullies


Wheelbarrow - Feb 6, 2018 6:45 am Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2017

#50 / 50  Sucess!

Recommend the approach from the town of Creede and taking the South Ridge route. I ran into Justin Simoni during his trek to do the highest 100 human powered so now I have a personal reason to beat him one day. Lets get it baby!


chicagotransplant - Aug 28, 2017 1:45 pm Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2017

With Organ  Sucess!

With Rachael. Third time up, her first. Went over after Organ by dropping off Organ's norhside and contouring high to pick up the SL Trail. Decided this was a good way to avoid loose route and route finding on Organ's west side.

utclimber - Oct 16, 2016 5:41 pm

San Luis  Sucess!

Standard route, and traversed over a few 13ers on the return trip.


SarahThompson - Jan 17, 2016 10:09 pm Date Climbed: Jun 18, 2005

1x spring, 2x winter  Sucess!

6/18/05 - Standard route. Added on Organ afterwards.

3/12/11 - West Face from Equity Mine in near spring-like conditions. Long day trip.

1/16/16 - Strenuous 3 day, 2 night trip up Spring Creek/Bondholder Trail. Approach is all private property; we got permission from the landowner.

Matt Lemke

Matt Lemke - Jan 12, 2016 7:41 pm Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2011

From Eureka Mine  Sucess!

One of the prettiest colorado climbs I've done so far. Very lush and green tundra. All above treelike on the Colorado trail and up the S. ridge. FLowers in full bloom.


yadahzoemtn - Jan 8, 2016 9:18 pm Date Climbed: Oct 4, 2015

Many Miles  Sucess!

More miles than the sign says. I kissed the benchmark when I got there,

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