Torreys Peak Climber's Log

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whatisis - Nov 4, 2005 5:44 pm

Route Climbed: Stephen's Gulch Date Climbed: July 21, 2004  Sucess!

Hiked over from Grays.


climbhighnow - Oct 28, 2005 12:12 pm

Route Climbed: Kelso Ridge Date Climbed: Sept. 2005  Sucess!

1st: 9/2005 Kelso Ridge sweet climb. there are some big loose rocks along the left side of Kelso which would be best avoided.

2nd: June 4 2006 Dead Dog nice long snow climb, direct finish

indianhillsted - Oct 27, 2005 5:54 pm

Route Climbed: Stephen's Gulch Date Climbed: June 1998  Sucess!

Did it with Grays as my second 14er. So many people on the summit, I could not sit down. Next time will be Kelso ridge.


randaro - Oct 23, 2005 9:33 pm

Route Climbed: Kelso Date Climbed: october 21 2005  Sucess!

Harry sugar snow covering most rock including the knife edge. Spent lots of time uncovering holds and trying to kick steps into powder covered scree, not a lot of fun. Could have used snowshoes for decent, lots of post holing. summit all to ourselves. Eight hours for a four hour trip.


heather14 - Oct 23, 2005 12:19 am

Route Climbed: Saddle from Grays Date Climbed: July 31, 2005  Sucess!

Cloudy and breeze but awesome day. We were standing in the clouds.

Cookie Addict

Cookie Addict - Oct 14, 2005 5:01 am

Route Climbed: Grays Trail/Grays Peak Traverse Date Climbed: June 12, 2004  Sucess!

Beautiful day to summit!

El_Capitan - Oct 12, 2005 1:46 pm

Route Climbed: saddle from Grays Date Climbed: October 8, 2005  Sucess!

There was a bit of snow on Grays but passble without gear. There was a big dump the next day so it is probably different now. 2:45 up to Grays, 1:00 across saddle to Torreys, 2:00 down.


davebobk47 - Oct 9, 2005 12:15 pm

Route Climbed: From Grays Date Climbed: October 8, 2005  Sucess!

Went solo, amazing day.


sbkelley - Oct 7, 2005 12:43 pm

Route Climbed: traverse from Grays Date Climbed: October 2004  Sucess!

Fog on the ridge between Grays and Torreys made route-finding tougher, but we just stayed on the ridge and were fine. Sliding down the snow on the way down was a rush!


DudeThatMustHurt - Oct 6, 2005 12:10 pm

Route Climbed: Grays Torreys combo Date Climbed: Oct 4, 2005  Sucess!

climbed @ night, had a good time solo.


iceisnice - Oct 3, 2005 10:07 pm

Route Climbed: Kelso Ridge Date Climbed: Dec '03  Sucess!

Good winter climb. No avy hazards except for the approach. Found it easier to descent the ascent route than to go down the regular route due to avy conditions.


crzyjt - Oct 2, 2005 1:29 pm

Route Climbed: Kelso Ridge Date Climbed: August ?, 2004  Sucess!

kelso ridge up to torreys, then traversed to grays.

Bob Sihler

Bob Sihler - Sep 30, 2005 10:25 pm

Route Climbed: from Grays/Kelso Ridge Date Climbed: July 20, 2004  Sucess!

descent via Kelso-- fun but very easy

Kevin Muirhead

Kevin Muirhead - Sep 22, 2005 9:18 pm

Route Climbed: Stephen's Gulch Date Climbed: September 17, 2005  Sucess!

A nice, close, easy peak to climb. Not isolated like some, but boasts an impressive view. Saw some mountain goats not but 10 yards off the trail--they didn't seem too worried about us. If only it were hunting season.


steve_hiebert - Sep 18, 2005 6:47 pm

Route Climbed: Grays Peak Trail/Traverse from Grays Date Climbed: 09/12/2005  Sucess!

Climbed Grays first and then traversed to Torreys. Very well maintained trail with lots of signs. Many other hikers for a Monday. Must be really busy on a summer weekend.

Trevor Simmons

Trevor Simmons - Sep 17, 2005 4:39 pm

Route Climbed: Stevens Gulch Date Climbed: September 17, 2005  Sucess!

We started at around 6:30 and summitted around 9:00 AM. Beautiful day, no clouds, but it was rather windy. We just managed to beat the crowds which began pouring up the slopes as we descended. Great climb!


Jonboy71 - Sep 12, 2005 3:46 pm

Route Climbed: Saddle from Gray's, down Kelso ridge. Date Climbed: Sept. 11, o5  Sucess!

had a great day on the mountains, great scenery and wildlife and not too crowded.

jcolar - Sep 12, 2005 1:50 pm

Route Climbed: Kelso ridge Date Climbed: Sept. 8, 2005  Sucess!

Great climb. Fun around every corner.


rcorby2 - Sep 12, 2005 10:24 am

Route Climbed: Kelso Ridge Date Climbed: September 18, 2005  Sucess!

My second time doing this ridge, still just as fun!


bauerbrian - Aug 30, 2005 8:37 am

Route Climbed: Kelso Rigde Date Climbed: August 2005  Sucess!


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