Torreys Peak Climber's Log

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Poor Climber

Poor Climber - Sep 6, 2006 1:03 pm Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2006

Kelso Ridge  Sucess!

Fun climb :-), but got terribly sick on the way down. :-(

cp0915

cp0915 - Aug 19, 2006 4:42 pm Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2006

Kelso Ridge  Sucess!

Fun route with DonnieB, Jeff & Jim (from Atlanta), and Chris (from Tulsa). Met a fun group of college kids from KY.

Went on to Grays Pk, "The Rascal", and Kelso Mtn afterward.

Good times.

smason505

smason505 - Aug 10, 2006 6:40 pm Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2006

W/ ascent of Grays  Sucess!

Started from Horseshoe TH around 10,500 (my Saab did not like the road). Long walk up the road and quick ascent up SW slopes to Grays, then down and up to Torreys. Long descent back over the top of Grays and down to the car.

Renardo

Renardo - Aug 6, 2006 9:15 pm Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2004

Lots of people  Sucess!

Grays/Torreys just like millions of others. But at least I signed the climber's log on summitpost!

James C

James C - Aug 5, 2006 9:37 pm Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2006

Kelso Ridge Again  Sucess!

First ones up Kelso ridge of the day, except for the 7 summiteer who passed me and my friend. We hit the buttress head on this time which made things more interesting. Knife edge is a blast.

PapaBanucci

PapaBanucci - Aug 5, 2006 9:04 pm Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2006

Standard Route with 11 Year Old Son  Sucess!

Camped the night before near the Stevens Gulch trailhead. My son's pace is picking up nicely. Grays then Torreys.

Brandon Fuller

Brandon Fuller - Jul 29, 2006 12:13 am Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2006

2 for 1  Sucess!

Grays and Torreys via Stevens Gluch.

granddeity - Jul 26, 2006 2:20 am Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2006

Rainy Day  Sucess!

Summitted with some dark clouds fast approaching, started down, got hit with lots of rain and hail, but no lightning or thunder. I got to use my rain gear for only the second time on a fourteener, all in all a very nice day.

lindasyh

lindasyh - Jul 24, 2006 11:05 pm Date Climbed: Aug 7, 1998

Stevens Gulch TH Ascend Grays N Slopes, S Slope to Torreys  Sucess!

Third time's the charm. Sleet and bad weather turned us back on two previous attempts. This time we were rewarded with perfect weather and lots of friendly nanny and baby goats on the trail.

ChaddBragg - Jul 17, 2006 6:49 pm Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2006

Beautiful Day

Was a great day with no threat of weather. Climbed with the masses, but a good time none the less

mountainzen107

mountainzen107 - Jul 12, 2006 3:22 am Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2006

Kelso Ridge to Torreys and Grays  Sucess!

Very beautiful day for a climb, got away from the crowd on the Kelso ridge and had a very interesting climb to the summit.

lilmantis

lilmantis - Jul 8, 2006 12:07 am Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2006

Kelso Rocks!  Sucess!

Awesome SOLO trip. Circuit with Grays Peak.

FentonForche2

FentonForche2 - Jul 7, 2006 9:25 pm Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2003

Second Fourteener  Sucess!

Second to Torreys, of course. Didn't know if I could handle both on the same day since these were my first, but I think if you're in sound shape and have the proper motivation, it's definitely doable.

baez

baez - Jul 3, 2006 2:12 am Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2006

Grays and Torreys  Sucess!

Great day of hiking, going up the Kelso Ridge is highly recommended for those who don't mind class 3 climbing.

pittbrownie

pittbrownie - Jul 3, 2006 1:12 am Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2006

Grays/Torreys  Sucess!

Great day for this hike!

BeginnerClimber

BeginnerClimber - Jul 2, 2006 10:23 pm Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2006

Great addition to Grays Peak!  Sucess!

Did the easy hike up Grays, then rode the saddle over to Torreys, making my 7th official 14er (also did Mt Cameron between Democrat and Lincoln but it's like 20 ft short of being "official"). Anyway, it was a great little hike from the saddle! Of course it was almost standing room only at the top, but my day was made by 2 guys who summitted without shirts or packs and very little supplies. Reminded me of Bill and Ted from "Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure." Also, it was strange that I got 4 bars for cell service but couldn't complete a call. Oh well, except that I forgot to tell the wife which peaks I was climbing today. OOOPS! Anyway, I hiked back down to a little bit of cloud cover but no precipitation until I hit the car. AWESOME DAY!

ElliottDavis

ElliottDavis - Jun 26, 2006 3:49 am Date Climbed: Apr 12, 2003

Chihuahua Gulch approach  Sucess!

Crowds? Try it on a snowy, sleety, socked in day like I did. Bye-bye crowds.

bmcnary1

bmcnary1 - Jun 25, 2006 2:53 am Date Climbed: Jun 24, 2006

Route Climbed: Grays Peak Trail  Sucess!

Fun hike but wish we left earlier and done another route like Kelso Ridge. There was alot of people.

Gahugafuga

Gahugafuga - Jun 20, 2006 2:56 pm Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2002

3rd 14er  Sucess!

Traversed from Grays my first time up. Second ascent by Kelso Ridge was far more enjoyable.

rockrat2

rockrat2 - Jun 20, 2006 3:06 am

Kelso ridge  Sucess!

Fun day climb, got caught in nasty thunderstorm around 13,500 ft.

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