Thorodin Mountain Climber's Log

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BradBartick

BradBartick - Jun 11, 2017 5:16 pm Date Climbed: Jun 9, 2017

As Willie Nelson said...  Sucess!

On Thorodin again….just can't wait to get on Thorodin again…

The other guy put it best. Easy bushwhack. I went to the Harmsen home site area. On your way up the driveway to the ranch style home, a trail sign invites you onto a grass path heading North-ish (on your left). After 150 yards, the trail moves into a group of trees. Look on your right while in the trees and you will see a faint path that heads East, or right. It starts faint but gets better than almost turns into some kind of old terrible road. It keeps ascending the slope and maybe at 3/4-1 mile, it ends at a number of cairns. Follow those cairns all the way to the Thorodin Summit.

McCannster

McCannster - Oct 2, 2016 1:40 am Date Climbed: Oct 1, 2016

via CMC Route   Sucess!

Great fall day and mellow climb. Just the bees knees.

buzzdainer

buzzdainer - Jul 6, 2015 12:15 pm Date Climbed: Jun 12, 2015

Nice bushwhack  Sucess!

Easy bushwhack following the traditional route. Still some snow on the north slope leading toward Starr Peak.

rkymtn

rkymtn - Oct 21, 2014 3:21 pm Date Climbed: Oct 19, 2014

Thorodin, Starr, Sheepshead  Sucess!

A fun hike with Peakbug that provided some great views from the summit. The weather was near perfect as well.

Peakbug

Peakbug - Oct 19, 2014 8:50 pm Date Climbed: Oct 19, 2014

Thorodin, Starr, Sheepshead  Sucess!

Perfect fall day to hike through the woods with rkymtn. Headed to Starr and Sheepshead afterward.

JRaphaelson

JRaphaelson - Aug 9, 2014 3:08 pm Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2014

5.5 climb  Sucess!

Sweet 5.5 climb but very short and easy. Not worth it for the long approach though if you just plan to do one climb.

Berger

Berger - Apr 8, 2013 5:06 pm Date Climbed: Apr 8, 2013

Lots of snow  Sucess!

With Buster through the snow.

shanahan96

shanahan96 - Mar 21, 2013 4:31 pm Date Climbed: Oct 17, 2012

after work hike  Sucess!

w/jim and josh, cold and windy today, guess winter is on the way.

jamie

Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - Dec 9, 2012 10:54 pm Date Climbed: Dec 9, 2012

From Gap Road with Starr  Sucess!

It was friggin' COLD today. Single digit temps, snowfall, frozen eyelashes, the whole nine yards. Pretty, rocky little mountain. Enjoyed beers and dinner afterward.

SenadR

SenadR - Dec 9, 2012 9:33 pm Date Climbed: Dec 9, 2012

Cold day.  Sucess!

Three of us started from small parking lot on Gap Road, we bushwhacked all the way to the top, it was cold day but luckly no wind. Nice little summit, snowy day, no much of views.

MattK

MattK - Nov 29, 2011 1:38 pm Date Climbed: Jan 30, 2011

Thwarted  Sucess!

Wanted to head over to Starr, but the pup blew a nail and so we turned back to the car.

Jeremy Hakes

Jeremy Hakes - Jan 18, 2011 11:40 pm Date Climbed: Aug 31, 2007

With Starr.  Sucess!

Good hike.

heather14

heather14 - Aug 28, 2010 11:04 pm Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2010

Great Day  Sucess!

We did a few of the technical routes on Thorodin...a fun rock. Didn't see a soul all day, nice rock, variety of climbing....I'll be back to do more.

tomlauren

tomlauren - May 10, 2010 12:48 am Date Climbed: May 8, 2010

Thorodin - Starr - Sheepshead  Sucess!

Hiked all three peaks from Gap Road in Golden Gate Canyon State Park with my girlfriend Meghan. I carried snowshoes but never put them on. What snow did exist was frozen solid and easy to walk on due to our 7:42am start. There was absolutely no wind at the summit. This was a great hike that provided fantastic views of the entire Front Range. If you want a small sample of the kind of views you get at the summit, visit Panorama Point in Golden Gate Canyon State Park (then imagine being 1300 feet higher).

BigCountry

BigCountry - Oct 31, 2009 5:22 pm Date Climbed: Apr 15, 2008

Second Buttress Scramble  Sucess!

I scrambled up to the top of the Second Buttress from the east. The views from the top are amazing!

Brian Kalet

Brian Kalet - Oct 19, 2009 11:37 pm Date Climbed: Oct 18, 2009

South Slopes  Sucess!

With Starr, Tremont, 9386 & 9260.

panhandletrails

panhandletrails - Oct 17, 2009 1:30 am

A favorite hike long ago...  Sucess!

This mountain was always my favorite hike during my earlier years in Colorado. We bushwhacked from the west and preferred to do most of our climbing on the center buttress. I went up nearby Tremont Mountain with my kids in 1992. Wish we had done Thorodin instead.

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