Torreys Peak Climber's Log

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cushman

cushman - Nov 29, 2007 6:22 pm Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2006

Via Kelso Ridge  Sucess!

2nd 14er and great ridge.

argothor

argothor - Oct 5, 2007 8:47 am Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2001

Grays and Torreys from Stephens Gulch  Sucess!

I had just moved to Colorado, and Grays and Torreys would be my first 14ers since moving here. The day started kind of gray, but didn't look threating. Easily bagged Grays and then headed over to Torreys. And while resting upon the summit it started to spit little balls of sheet. So at that point I started down, and when I got to the saddle between Grays and Torreys it was nearly whiteout conditions. Further down the snow turned to a cold rain. Fortunately I was dressed for the occasion, however many other folks were hiking in cotton sweatshirts, jeans, sneakers and no rain gear. At this point I'm thinking I am going to read about a lot of people who die due to the elements on these mountains.

Boriss Andean

Boriss Andean - Sep 26, 2007 1:52 am Date Climbed: Sep 24, 2003

Route Climbed: Steven Gulch Trailhead. (Fall hike).  Sucess!

Great hike with Kelly. Summited Torreys and Grays in good time. Beautiful fall colors!

mnichols

mnichols - Sep 23, 2007 2:04 pm Date Climbed: Jun 3, 2007

Standard Route  Sucess!

Did the Grays/Torreys combination. Nice day, still snowy packed over most of the area. Lots of post-holing that day, and lots of skiers and snowboarders.

slowpoke

slowpoke - Sep 22, 2007 5:02 pm Date Climbed: Sep 22, 2007

Kelso Ridge / Torreys to Grays  Sucess!

A fine day of climbing solo. Snow made the final 200 ft or so kinda of difficult in approach shoes.

hans.schenk

hans.schenk - Sep 20, 2007 10:56 am Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2005

Kelso Ridge  Sucess!

We took the Kelso Ridge challenged and loved it! At the crux of the ridge we went right and down to avoid the bum slide. It was class 3 and just fine.

HylianHero

HylianHero - Sep 16, 2007 1:56 am Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2001

#12  Sucess!

We climbed the south ridge after climbing Grays. An easy hike from the saddle up to the summit. Hope to try the ridge someday.

dr_gonz

dr_gonz - Sep 4, 2007 4:02 pm

pretty area  Sucess!

thought Id been one of only two or three people on the hill that day. then I suddenly ran into a BSA troop of 25 or more.

beefcake

beefcake - Aug 31, 2007 3:30 pm Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2007

via loveland pass  Sucess!

climbed via loveland pass..hitting up cupid peak and grizzly peak along the way...didn't see a single soul until we hit the summit of torreys. descended standard trail, good thing too...the weather was crazy that day.

matt81

matt81 - Aug 26, 2007 5:48 pm Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2007

Gray's Peak Trail  Sucess!

Part of combo with Grays.

Aspen

Aspen - Aug 23, 2007 9:27 pm Date Climbed: Oct 16, 1998

Route Climbed: Stevens Gulch TH (G-T saddle)  Sucess!

Climbing this late in the season was a tad tricky. There were lots of ice on the trail from the timberline on up. I slipped a few times and one of my friends, Daisuke, did it with his basketball shoes. LoL! We were young and daring, but we summitted both peaks! I'm recording this as the first time I took Torreys & Grays. There were other ascent up these peaks afterward but they're too many to mention.

ouray19

ouray19 - Aug 18, 2007 9:07 pm Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2005

Torreys  Sucess!

Wasn't sure if I had time to do Torreys from Grays but went for it and succeeded!

K_G_Wright

K_G_Wright - Aug 15, 2007 1:23 pm Date Climbed: Dec 20, 1988

A Peak for All Seasons!  Sucess!

Just signing the log. I've climbed Torreys several times and have been up there in all seasons. Some of the biggest avalanches I've ever seen (disregarding Nepal and the Cascades) were on the east face of Torreys during a three day heavy snowfall. A beautiful, fun peak in any season.

wlstone

wlstone - Aug 12, 2007 12:00 pm Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2007

From Grays  Sucess!

still a great day, great views, and greater people

The Ogre

The Ogre - Aug 11, 2007 2:29 pm Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2007

Via Kelso ridge - Grays loop  Sucess!

Great climb/hike, very happy to have made the full trip in 4:20 solo, with my first Class 3 pitches at such altitude (live in upstate NY). Decent exposure and a very fun route!

AirborneBuff

AirborneBuff - Aug 9, 2007 12:47 pm Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2007

Solitude  Sucess!

start early, hike fast, enjoy the top by yourself

I like it on top

I like it on top - Aug 1, 2007 2:03 pm Date Climbed: Jul 22, 1998

Twofer  Sucess!

First time bagging two in one day. Grays first. Tough day.

blackcoffee

blackcoffee - Jul 26, 2007 11:03 pm Date Climbed: Aug 3, 1988

Grays and Torreys  Sucess!

Lots of people, good weather.

slowbutsteady

slowbutsteady - Jul 26, 2007 10:46 pm Date Climbed: Aug 21, 1996

over from Grays Peak  Sucess!

I was succesful and proud of it! When crossing the snowfield at the saddle between the peaks don't turn down too soon on the return back down to Stevens Gulch Trailhead, terrain is rougher there. My first twofer.

bouldermom

bouldermom - Jul 16, 2007 12:15 am Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2007

after Grays  Sucess!

Great day & beautiful views.

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