San Luis Peak Climber's Log

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rleclair - Jul 1, 2009 2:39 pm Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2009

Perfect Day!  Sucess!

Nice hike up to 14,014 with fellow SP'er Patrick Vall and son. Not much snow left up high - a lot of wildlife - and wildflowers starting to bloom...


shanrickv - Jun 29, 2009 5:02 pm Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2009

Standard Route  Sucess!

Beautiful day on the standard route.


belexes - Jun 1, 2009 2:57 pm Date Climbed: May 31, 2009

Stewart Creek Trail  Sucess!

My first San Juan 14er. I hiked with three other guys, two of whom were ultramarathon trail runners. We left our campsite just after 6AM and reached the summit just before 9:30. Mike and Matt, the trail runners, descended into Cochetopa Gulch to run the Colorado Trail back to camp. Kevin and I headed east to attempt Organ Mtn. There was a mean looking storm brewing to the southeast, so we summited Point ~13480 before turning back. We tried glissading down into Stewart Creek valley, but the snow was too soft. We returned to the campsite at about 1PM. Mike and Matt got there about an hour before us.


nch5y7 - Jan 2, 2009 4:41 pm Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2008

Standard route  Sucess!

Perfect weather, beautiful climb, great views.


Kadee - Nov 10, 2008 5:18 pm Date Climbed: Aug 31, 2008

Crazy Weather  Sucess!

We had tons of clouds, tons of rain and once on the ridge, tons of wind. Started from the Stewart Creek TH. The visibility was about 20 feet once we were on the ridge. We stayed in the clouds all the way to the top. When we got to the summit the clouds parted a little and I could see the surrounding hill sides. It was almost magical - to be in the clouds for so long and never see what was around me and then finally I could see it all - it was beautiful. On our way back to the ridge the clouds would surround us and then lift every once in a while to give us a view. I did Mt. Elbert the day before and Wheeler (NM) the day after. It was a great trip!

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Panthera uncia - Aug 27, 2008 2:51 pm Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2008

Stewart Creek  Sucess!

9th 14er in 8 days! The trail up edges beautiful beaver ponds!


spannring29 - Aug 9, 2008 4:23 pm Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2008

14 of 14  Sucess!

Fourteenth of 14 14ers in 11 days. San Juan 14er finisher and a nice gentle one to finish on. A bit disheartening to round the ridge and see that the peak I thought was San Luis was not, but a good day nonetheless.


myrone - Jun 30, 2008 6:18 pm Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2008

San Luis Peak via Stewart Creek TH  Sucess!

Camped at the TH and started up with my friend Kevin at 6:05AM. Met up with some friends from Louisville (coincidence)and enjoyed a good morning hike to the summit. Plenty of good weather and people with the same goal. Reached the summit at 9:28 and back to the TH by 1:25PM. My 36th 14'er.........way sweet!


davebobk47 - Jun 30, 2008 10:22 am Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2008

Stewart Creek  Sucess!

Perfect weater, calm at the top. Camped at treeline and summited by 730 the following day.


Mots010 - Jun 16, 2008 12:45 am Date Climbed: Jun 15, 2008

Stewart Creek  Sucess!

While they look close on the map, Wetterhorn and San Luis are very far apart. 42 miles of dirt road to be exact. I enjoyed San Luis for its remote location and least until i reached the talus above 13k.


Natasha - Jun 3, 2008 12:33 pm Date Climbed: Jun 1, 2008

Gorgeous Day on San Luis  Sucess!

After making the mistake of trying to get on the ridge too soon and having to downclimb a little, we made it to the summit. Perfect weather, not too much snow. Saw/heard a couple of beavers in the morning. :)


Gahugafuga - May 19, 2008 12:43 pm Date Climbed: May 17, 2008

Yawner Gullies Ski Descent  Sucess!

Skinned from the mine to the summit and back. With road closures and snow conditions, this ended up being a 16 mile, 6000' day. Too easy!


crzyjt - May 18, 2008 11:07 am Date Climbed: May 17, 2008

Climbed S Ridge, Skied Yawner Gullies  Sucess!

Climbed the South Ridge from the Equity Mine with a ski descent of the Yawner Gullies. It was an awesome day, but quite the slog with the climb out of the basin and rotten snow all the way down the 4x4 road.


MountainHikerCO - Feb 17, 2008 1:17 pm Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2007

Chipmunk  Sucess!

This was my third climb of San Luis. A chipmunk rode home in the car with us. You can see him (along with some discussion) at this url:


MountainHikerCO - Feb 17, 2008 1:13 pm Date Climbed: Oct 17, 1992

Beavers  Sucess!

This was my first climb of San Luis. We hiked from Stewart Creek which is home to lots of beavers.


tomlauren - Jan 29, 2008 10:56 pm Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2006

East Slopes  Sucess!

Hiked the East Slopes from Stewart Creek Trailhead with my friend Keith. We met our friend Mike on the summit who summited via the West Slopes route.


shanahan96 - Sep 29, 2007 2:49 pm Date Climbed: Sep 22, 2007

san luis struggle  Sucess!

wasn't feeling that great climbing a majority of san luis. lovely summit out in BFE on a great fall day!



chicagotransplant - Sep 24, 2007 10:35 am Date Climbed: Sep 22, 2007

Loop Hike  Sucess!

Second ascent, climbed with Shanahan96 and Jamie Nellis. Loop hike with Baldy Alto and Stewart Peak. We descended to Nutras Creek and had to hike back to camp on the road, but it was worth it for all the nice fall color on the road!


HylianHero - Sep 16, 2007 1:48 am Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2001

#9  Sucess!

This is by far my favorite 14er climb. Climbed from Stewart Creek to the summit, and made a loop back out the Colorado Trail. We saw some of the coolest mushrooms that looked like they had oatmeal sprinkled on top. Saw two people on the summit and that was it for the day. Beautiful mountain, beautiful climb, and a beautiful day.


Diggler - Sep 9, 2007 5:55 pm Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2007

S ridge from W Willow Cr 4WD parking  Sucess!

Left "TH" (improvised parking spot) at 9.05. Nice hike to summit, particularly through trees. Weather actually held out, which was nice. Summited at 12.57, my dad a few minutes later. Hung out there briefly, taking time to mark off peak on my 14ers shirt, take pic's, & crack celebratory brew (yummy L Hand Milk Stout). Took off 13.19 to avoid building clouds. On way back, traversed Pt. 12,540, which was fun- staying directly on crest, maybe 5.2 or so. Rest of descent uneventful.

Great to summit another 14er with my pops, & be amidst the beautiful San Juans (esp. just us- didn't see anyone else on trail the whole day!)- amazing area.

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