Sunlight Peak Climber's Log

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Hyadventure - Jul 5, 2011 7:45 pm Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2011

Nice Scramble once you get high  Sucess!

Once you get past 13500 the climb turns into a nice scramble with a fun move onto the summit block.

Jeremy Hakes

Jeremy Hakes - Jan 21, 2011 11:11 pm Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2001

Fantastic  Sucess!

What a summit!


centrifuge - Jan 12, 2011 11:07 pm Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2008

had the mountain to myself  Sucess!

and it was awesome!

Panthera uncia

Panthera uncia - Dec 22, 2010 5:57 pm Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2009

From Vallecito Lake  Sucess!

Great view from a tiny summit. Made friends with a little mountain goat!

Matt Miller

Matt Miller - Dec 11, 2010 1:33 pm Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2008

Eolus, Sunlight and Windom from Purgatory TH  Sucess!

42 mile day from Purgatory TH with Eric Lee. Got all three 14ers (Eolus, Sunlight and Windom) and North Eolus. Great day!


billscherz - Sep 27, 2010 11:48 pm Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2006

Great Climb  Sucess!

Easily the best climb in Chicago Basin.


strudolyubov - Sep 20, 2010 2:33 pm Date Climbed: Sep 17, 2010

N. Eolus-Eolus-Sunlight-Windom  Sucess!

Third 14er summit of the day. After summiting Sunlight, went on to climb Windom Peak. Fun scrambling/climbing up the summit tower. Nice summit block, great views.

Ken Dammen

Ken Dammen - Sep 5, 2010 1:51 pm Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2010

Sunlight/Windom/Eolus  Sucess!

Climbed four in one day. That makes 30 in the quest for all 58 Colorado 14ers. Great day but a pretty long day.

Brad Snider

Brad Snider - Aug 29, 2010 8:13 pm Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2010

From Purgatory  Sucess!

Fun--especially the upper scramble to the summit. Trail-workers working on lower part of route. Lots of goats too.

Wiktoria Plawska

Wiktoria Plawska - Jul 30, 2010 5:40 pm Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2010

Yes  Sucess!

Fun scramble, small storm, amd really rocky decend. Did this and Windom on the same day.


theREALCarpeDM - Apr 8, 2010 6:56 pm Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2009

Love Chicago Basin  Sucess!

But didn't like that loose gully. That summit block was pretty scary! We bellied down off of it instead of doing the leap of faith.


Darren9 - Nov 7, 2009 12:51 am

watch out for the goats  Sucess!

guided clients in from the train, stayed the night. Goats are not afraid of humans, will eat your food, etc.
Sunlight was amazing and made it all worthwhile. Fun finish.


altitude14er - Sep 17, 2009 1:06 am Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2009

Route Climbed: All "4" in a long day!  Sucess!

Hiked in from the Purgatory Trailhead! Brutal but fun! Got Eolus, North Eolus, Sunlight & Windom in one summit push!


pyerger - Sep 9, 2009 9:58 am Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2008

lightning  Sucess!

Climbed this, with Windom. The lighting was all around, which made for a scary finish. Nice scramble!


davebobk47 - Aug 24, 2009 3:49 pm Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2009

Combo w/ Windom  Sucess!

Lots of goats on the way from lower camp. Fun scrambling. Perfect weather.

Eric Holle

Eric Holle - May 11, 2009 11:15 am Date Climbed: May 7, 2009

South Slopes  Sucess!

Perfect weather and perfect snow conditions made this summit one of my favorite 14er experiences. The snow climbing to the summit was incredible! We skied from the saddle of Sunlight and the Spire for a reat descent and traverse to the base of Windom.


byates - Dec 4, 2008 10:29 am

Brad and Tracie  Sucess!

August 07 a lot of rain, having the summit block wet made that final move even more spooky.


thebeave7 - Aug 27, 2008 10:33 am Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2008

Purgatory Dayhike  Sucess!

Dayhike run from the Purgatory trailhead. 42miles and 12000ft gain/loss over a beautiful route. Perfect weather and a great day out, though the trail was busy. The orange chute is miserable, but the scrambling along the ridge was fun. The final mantle onto the summit block is way over hyped in my opinion.


MollyL - Aug 22, 2008 2:36 pm Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2008

Standard Route  Sucess!

Great trip from the train, to camping at Chicago Basin and a great climb up Sunlight - one of the best climbs yet!


cftbq - Aug 10, 2008 2:17 am Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2008

Standard Route, partly cloudy  Sucess!

Five hours from a campsite in lower Chicago Basin. Every bit as nifty as advertised! Only partial clearing of the clouds, so views were limited, but still a great climb and a great summit. Stood on the actual summit boulder.

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