Torreys Peak Climber's Log

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VermontMike

VermontMike - Aug 8, 2009 9:19 pm Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2008

Stevens Gulch  Sucess!

With Grays

bruceg

bruceg - Jul 30, 2009 8:57 pm Date Climbed: Aug 26, 1989

Sea level to 14,000 feet  Sucess!

Left Los Angeles on Friday and climbed Grays and Torreys on Saturday.

Chad Couch

Chad Couch - Jul 24, 2009 4:31 pm Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2003

Went for the Double  Sucess!

Climbed mid-week around July 4th; Also nabbed Grays at the same time.

Bill562

Bill562 - Jul 19, 2009 10:53 pm Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2009

Stevens gulch  Sucess!

Hiked in from 70 because road was in terrible condition. Slept .5 mile above trailhead.

dirth

dirth - Jul 11, 2009 11:45 am Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2009

With Grays  Sucess!

Found this mountain a little more interesting. Looks like some fun ski routes on the face.

Liba Kopeckova

Liba Kopeckova - Jul 8, 2009 4:26 am

from Stevens Gulch Trailhead  Sucess!

Done together with Greys Peak. Easy hiking.

Steve Larson

Steve Larson - Jul 5, 2009 8:05 pm Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2009

From Grays  Sucess!

A quick side trip from Grays.

JoeyBagoDonuts

JoeyBagoDonuts - Jun 2, 2009 5:37 pm Date Climbed: May 30, 2009

Grays and Torreys  Sucess!

Standard route, crowded Saturday and still a ton of fun.

DudeThatMustHurt

DudeThatMustHurt - May 31, 2009 4:38 pm Date Climbed: May 31, 2009

Good Times  Sucess!

Via Emperor Col, 5 1\2 hours RT with beautiful conditions. No problems at all and one of the best Glissades I've ever done, over 2000' solid glissade

HokieJim

HokieJim - Apr 23, 2009 2:40 pm

Fun  Sucess!

From Stevens Gulch via Grays

Pablohoney

Pablohoney - Mar 28, 2009 2:13 am

Grays and Torreys  Sucess!

Spent two days approaching from Loveland Pass in winter, the non standard routes up Grays and Torreys are great.

skier25

skier25 - Mar 22, 2009 11:16 am Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2002

First One  Sucess!

Cool adventure. I was 12.

timfoltz

timfoltz - Mar 18, 2009 7:55 pm Date Climbed: Mar 14, 2009

Winter Conditions  Sucess!

Fun climb up kelso in winter conditions. Third time up, winter conditions definitely the most fun.

COhawkeye

COhawkeye - Mar 18, 2009 1:18 pm Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2008

Kelso Ridge  Sucess!

A very fun scramble in the company of my Uncle.

DanielWandsneider

DanielWandsneider - Mar 18, 2009 1:58 am Date Climbed: Mar 14, 2009

Fun day  Sucess!

A great day with perfect conditions made this climb a very enjoyable one - did kelso ridge with my roommate, fun stuff!

skyward22

skyward22 - Mar 15, 2009 12:16 pm Date Climbed: Mar 14, 2009

Kelso ridge in winter  Sucess!

Me and Joe Miller headed up Kelso Ridge 03/14 and were met with a challenging climb. Lots of fresh snow on the ridge created powder conditions on rock slabs which was hard to scramble up. A few exposed traverses with 70-degree snow and only ~10 ft. to self-arrest if needed before accelerating off the mountain.
Some cornicing on the knife edge and on other parts of Kelso.
Summitted at 4 p.m. after 7 hours on the ridge. Was very technical due to conditions; one other party climbing beside us did it in about the same. Pretty cool to watch some skiers go down Dead Dog Cuoulior from the vantage point of the ridge.

farrisgl

farrisgl - Mar 3, 2009 1:38 pm Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2002

Nice return to Colorado  Sucess!

I lived in Colorado for several years and climbed Grays some years back. With a free afternoon while on a business trip and good weather, had the opportunity to do this peak. Only saw one other person on the Thursday afternoon a dn a few bighorn sheep. Nice climb on a nice day.

Narendra

Narendra - Dec 24, 2008 10:11 am

Kelso Ridge  Sucess!

Kelso ridge was great. Good intro for novice scramblers/hikers. Continued to Grays

Sharkyjoe

Sharkyjoe - Dec 14, 2008 1:17 pm Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2005

Reworking the Mundane  Sucess!

If you've climbed this one before and would like to do so again, but with a twist, try it on the longest day of the year, but start at the opposite end of the day -- 5:00 in the evening. Also, park at the top of Loveland Pass and approach Torreys via Grizzly Peak. I was lucky that this particular Summer Solstice also featured the Flower Moon (wiki that one). I tried coming down with the headlamp for a while... terrifying!!! Hello night climbing!!! (Buy Freedom of the Hills)

gbrady

gbrady - Dec 7, 2008 7:58 pm Date Climbed: Oct 6, 2008

Standard Route

Nice hike, but ice was an issue. Best to bring treking poles after summer.

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