San Luis Peak Climber's Log

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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,


Onager - Oct 26, 2015 9:12 pm Date Climbed: Oct 26, 2015

Standard Route  Sucess!

What should have been a hike turned into a snow climb for my 38th 14er! Climbed remote 14,014 ft. San Luis Peak via the Northeast Ridge today. I left home at 3:30 AM and made it to the trail head by 7 AM. I started off trail and realized that no one had been on the trail in some time because the snow on the trail was untouched, aside from moose and coyote tracks. I followed the animal tracks to treeline, at this point I was already 5 miles in but saw what was ahead of me, a lot of steep snow covering what should have been the trail. I broke trail the entire way to the summit of the mountain. It was exhausting. I made the summit just before noon and saw that large clouds were building nearby so I snapped a few photos and high-tailed it back down. I made it off the snow slope and had to hike in a snow flurry the last 2 miles. Made it back to the car around 3 PM. Round trip it took 8 hours to cover 13.5 miles up and back down 3,600 ft. I was the only soul on the mountain today. Glad to be done with this one.


Moogie737 - Oct 6, 2015 12:34 am Date Climbed: Oct 4, 2015

Stewart Creek TH (from Lake City)  Sucess!

#1 10-4-15 W/ the best climbing partner one could ask for. Twenty mph winds and short bursts of snow showers added stimulating color to what could have been a drab slog. Our GPS indicated a r/t mileage of 13.74.


MissH - Aug 3, 2015 11:29 am Date Climbed: Jul 30, 2015

4th (and final) in 4 days  Sucess!

Awesome way to end 4 days (and 4 14ers) in the San Juans. Went via Stewart Creek TH. Long dirt road wasn't that bad - about an hour's drive each way. Mellow way to end our trip. Climbed with MoapaPk (Harlan).


apachedino - Jul 13, 2015 2:12 pm Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2015

8 14ers in 6 days  Sucess!

The last of 8 14ers in the region on a road trip. This one is a little more remote.


buzzdainer - Jul 13, 2015 11:32 am Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2015

Stewart Creek  Sucess!

Stewart Creek Trail is nicely maintained for a trail that doesn't get a ton of use. Beautiful day, nice weather.

Foxy Long Bottoms

Foxy Long Bottoms - Jul 6, 2015 10:07 am Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2015

Stewart Creek  Sucess!

Easiest peak ever with point 13 something...

With Mat (the sport climber), Lee n Kerry.

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