Summit Peak Climber's Log

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BKiser90 - Jun 12, 2022 4:07 pm Date Climbed: Jun 12, 2022

Via Treasure Creek Trail  Sucess!

Ascended via the Treasure Creek Trail. Used AllTrails app. The trail is solid all the way to the turn in the valley. After that, it takes a little work to find it again. Quite a bit of blowdown from all of the beetle kill. Trail totally disappears after the forest for a bit then reappears until it connects with the CDT. The south slopes up to the summit are just a little slog but nothing too crazy. A beautiful mountain in a quiet part of the state.

Liba Kopeckova

Liba Kopeckova - Jul 12, 2019 8:56 pm Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2019

Nice long day   Sucess!

Did Summit via south slopes and crossed over to Unicorn, Montezuma + added 5 12er to that day. The northern descent from Summit was interesting.
Still lots of snow for July (2019 snow rich year).


seano - Oct 10, 2016 5:25 pm Date Climbed: Oct 7, 2016

From Quartz Creek  Sucess!

Though the peak is not that exciting, the area's geology is interesting. I made it to Quartz Meadow in a stock Element, but the San Juan River ford was a bit dicey. I was planning to do Unicorn and Montezuma as well, but got frustrated by the crusty snow. Trip report.


chicagotransplant - Jul 18, 2016 11:07 am Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2016

Summit Trio  Sucess!

With Rachael. Southeast slopes of Summit Peak from Treasure Creek, then back to the trail and around to "The Unicorn" and Montezuma before retracing the trail down. Beautiful area, nice wildflowers!


jczog - Aug 13, 2013 2:14 am Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2013

Southern Approach  Sucess!

Took southern route up into the bowl and worked our way back north before finally finding a trail. This trail seriously disappears more than it appears. About 15 minutes of hail on the way to the summit which stopped abruptly 10 meters from the top :) Beautiful views all around and worth the trouble, but the lack of real trails around treeline made this very difficult. I think going up the trail at the right of the parking area might be easier, then moving along the Continental Divide Trail instead.


Fletch - Dec 28, 2012 5:18 pm Date Climbed: Oct 6, 2012

Wow, I thought it was great  Sucess!

to each their own...


SarahThompson - Oct 15, 2012 5:07 pm Date Climbed: Sep 13, 2009

Not very memorable  Sucess!

With Montezuma & The Unicorn.


ianc82 - Aug 12, 2012 1:53 am Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2006

Climbed this 6 years ago  Sucess!

Climbed this 6 years ago from the Little Blanco Trailhead outside Pagosa Springs. Round trip was about 22 miles. I remember it was the longest hike I'd ever done at that point.


MountainGeno - Jul 29, 2012 11:50 am

from the Rito Blanco Trailhead  Sucess!

My first Attempt four years earlier was aborted due to lightning, this trip was a success!

Larry V

Larry V - Aug 17, 2011 10:33 pm Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2011

Treasure Creek Approach  Sucess!

Wet conditions but the beautiful waterfalls along Treasure Creek made the whole climb worthwhile!

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