Torreys Peak Climber's Log

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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

davebobk47 - Oct 9, 2005 12:15 pm

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

Went solo, amazing day.

sbkelley

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

bauerbrian - Aug 30, 2005 8:37 am

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

Super!!

Woodie Hopper

Woodie Hopper - Aug 25, 2005 9:49 am

Route Climbed: Standard Date Climbed: September '04  Sucess!

Hiked with Grays

POWERJL - Aug 18, 2005 12:42 pm

Route Climbed: Saddle from Grays Date Climbed: August 21, 1998  Sucess!

My second 14er, and my first in the quest for them all!

Maybe one or two folks back then, not crowded. A good welcome-to-Colorado hike!



JP/BO

shanahan96

shanahan96 - Aug 14, 2005 4:03 pm Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2004

Route Climbed: Kelso Ridge Date Climbed: August 25, 2004  Sucess!

8/25/04- interesting ridge. not as tough as it first appears to be. some route desicions may challenge an inexperienced mountaineer yet it is still a recommendable choice for a first venture into class 3 terrain. the knife edge was a nice rush!

9/4/16- grays and torreys with alexis. clouds moved in while we were above 13,000' and we received some snow on torreys!

jamie

shansen

shansen - Aug 8, 2005 11:24 pm

Route Climbed: Kelso Ridge - Torreys and Grays Date Climbed: July 24, 2005  Sucess!

The ridge is in perfect condition right now. Took me and Brandon 4 1/2 hours to do the route including running up Grays as well. Super-fun ridge run on 3rd and 4th class rock!

filmgaffer

filmgaffer - Aug 7, 2005 5:27 pm

Route Climbed: Over the saddle from Gray's Peak Date Climbed: July 29 2005  Sucess!

Took a Friday off work to hike Gray's and Torrey's Peak. The crowd was not bad at all and oh what a beautiful day.

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