Torreys Peak Climber's Log

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BBarthel

BBarthel - Dec 7, 2010 1:41 pm

Fought the crowdes  Sucess!

After Greys, Torreys felt positively abandoned.

Scott

Scott - Oct 26, 2010 8:24 am Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2001

Torreys  Sucess!

There was quite a bit of snow on the summit. There were some people waving a flag on the summit since this was just after 9/11.

rockymountaindiva

rockymountaindiva - Oct 11, 2010 12:23 am Date Climbed: Oct 10, 1998

2nd 14er  Sucess!

2nd 14er with Grays. Seemed horrendous at the time!

Dangers Pop

Dangers Pop - Sep 28, 2010 11:18 pm Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2010

Stephens Gulch TH  Sucess!

Combined with Grays Peak. Hiked with HM. Wind was crazy on the saddle...50 mph+...Way too many people, but that's what you get so close to Denver. Nice views from the top.

eapikula

eapikula - Sep 24, 2010 2:48 am Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2006

Summit July 2006  Sucess!

After waiting out rainy weather for a few days in RMNP, the forecast indicated clearing the next day. I headed for the the trailhead and camped for the night(wet, cloudy, cold). No one else in trailhead area all night but starting about 5AM some vehicles entered the parking area(just as cloud cover was breaking) and several started ahead of me. It was one of those windy days when the left over clouds zoom overhead like race cars and the wind moves you around at summit. Cant remember details of time etc., but summited both Torrey's and Gray's and had both peaks to myself - a rarity according to other logs here, seemed like when I was on summit of one other people where in saddle or other peak. Fairly Straightforward ascent.

Spindle

Spindle - Sep 22, 2010 9:55 pm Date Climbed: Sep 20, 2010

Second of the two  Sucess!

After a week of perfect sunny weather, the clouds started moving in when I reached the saddle from Grays.

I made it a fast climb.

habaceeba

habaceeba - Aug 19, 2010 2:02 am Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2010

Kelso Ridge  Sucess!

Blue skies gave way to cute little fluffy clouds and mild temperatures for a perfect day on Kelso Ridge.

mstender

mstender - Aug 16, 2010 11:53 am Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2010

2nd 14er in CO  Sucess!

Bad luck with the weather the night before in camp and also in the morning but it cleared. Traversed from Grays. Has more of a feel of a true summit compared to Grays and it has the better views IMHO. A lot of people though.

Kapelmuur

Kapelmuur - Aug 9, 2010 10:42 pm Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2010

Up Kelso in the Clouds  Sucess!

Light rain and thus wet rock made for an interesting start to the ascent of Kelso, although luckily it dried up a bit before the knife edge. Ridge and summit were mostly socked in with cloud and fog making for very low visibility and cool temps (for August).

rharris

rharris - Aug 6, 2010 2:37 pm Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2010

From Grays  Sucess!

Walked over from Grays, nice to be able to do 2 14ers in the same morning.

Hostilejim

Hostilejim - Jul 31, 2010 9:42 am

great 14er

Climbed with Torreys

RMdaytripsgrl

RMdaytripsgrl - Jul 23, 2010 11:15 pm Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2010

Happy Anni  Sucess!

It was our 9th anniversary date. Up Kelso to Torrey's, traverse to Gray's...fun and quick...time for BeauJo's on the way home! :)

belexes

belexes - Jul 11, 2010 4:17 pm Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2010

Kelso Ridge  Sucess!

I climbed Torreys with some people I met the previous weekend down in the San Juans. We started at 5AM. It was pretty windy most of the time. We encountered two other hikers on the ridge. There were a handful of people on Torreys. We rested there a few minutes before heading over to Grays.

strudolyubov

strudolyubov - Jul 11, 2010 2:19 pm Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2010

Via Kelso Ridge  Sucess!

Climbed Torreys via Kelso Ridge. After summiting Torreys, traversed to Grays Peak and then to Mount Edwards. Fun scramble, great views!

JonW

JonW - Jul 11, 2010 12:00 pm Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2010

via Kelso Ridge  Sucess!

I'm not into scree slogs, so I don't think I would have done this peak without Kelso's Ridge or Dead Dog.

DougBenton

DougBenton - Jul 9, 2010 4:58 pm Date Climbed: Jun 24, 2010

14er number 2!!  Sucess!

A nice jaunt from Grays via the usual route. What a spectacular view!

Roam Around - Jul 6, 2010 1:33 pm Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2010

Fathers Day Climb  Sucess!

Via Dead Dog with TMac. Great couloir.

Alex Wood

Alex Wood - Jun 24, 2010 1:18 am Date Climbed: Jun 23, 2010

Cool Peak  Sucess!

Slept at the TH, started around 7:45 and did Greys and Torreys. On the way down, we did an amazing glissade. These were 14ers number 14 and 15 for me. These were also are 8th and 9th 13k+ peak in 3 days. Cool views and an amazing area. Definitely worth the visit.

km_donovan

km_donovan - Jun 2, 2010 4:12 pm Date Climbed: May 31, 2010

From Grizzly  Sucess!

My partner wanted to go for it so we did.

dclimb14me

dclimb14me - Apr 26, 2010 12:30 am

5x  Sucess!

Climbed many times, favorite route was the northeast ridge. Next though would like to Dead Dog Couloir...

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