Twin Sisters Peaks Climber's Log

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huskertriguy

huskertriguy - May 29, 2007 4:52 pm Date Climbed: May 28, 2001

Piece o'cake  Sucess!

Day after running the Bolder Boulder, decided to go on a short day hike with my brother before heading our separate ways. Beautiful view of Longs from the top, easy conversational hike wherein no breath was lost. A fun day with the brother, topped off by beers at Estes Park Brewery (I've had better microbrew to be certain...).

joegrim

joegrim - Apr 29, 2007 7:29 pm Date Climbed: Apr 28, 2007

Post holing in April  Sucess!

We had superb weather for the hike; nearly clear skies, warm temps, light winds, and long views. The only drawback was the warm temps majorly softened the snow on the way back down and we were postholing up to our waist in spots, until we got back down into the shady areas. The shady spots were better, but very slick, as 95% of the trail was still snow-covered.

Bill Reed

Bill Reed - Mar 10, 2007 1:49 am Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2001

Route climbed: Standard-Twin Sister's Trail  Sucess!

1st attempt on June 17 2000-snowed out! 2nd, a year later to the day-it is a stout day hike. 3rd attempt Feb '03-ran out of time in the snow at timberline. 4th attempt-4/08/07-made the summit and drank a shot to a friend in the snow.

lizrdboy

lizrdboy - Feb 26, 2007 6:07 am

Nice Hike  Sucess!

Plenty of company on the summit of this well trodden peak. Great views.

spannring29

spannring29 - Feb 25, 2007 7:42 pm

Easy on the legs  Sucess!

I've done this hike many times and I agree, nice conditioning hike and good views.

Mike Mc

Mike Mc - Feb 23, 2007 3:23 pm Date Climbed: Feb 18, 2007

West Slopes  Sucess!

Windy!

boisedoc

boisedoc - Dec 19, 2006 5:49 am Date Climbed: Jul 4, 1988

good plains views  Sucess!

went up to watch fireworks all the way from Cheyenne to Denver

Yeti

Yeti - Dec 4, 2006 5:54 pm

First winter storm  Sucess!

Got blown off longs the day prior, so I trekked up here to see how the weather was....Just about the same. Loved it!

Michael Hoyt

Michael Hoyt - Nov 15, 2006 5:52 pm Date Climbed: Aug 24, 1997

Perfect Morning Light  Sucess!

We hit the trail at 4:45 am so we'd have "perfect" light on Long's Peak. We did and it was great.

winterfae

winterfae - Nov 9, 2006 12:51 am

beautiful day, great views  Sucess!

Was a beautiful clear day for a climb...little windy at the top but great views of Longs/Meeker. Scrambled to both peaks, were the only ones scrambling the taller of the two for some reason. Followed this by hiking to Ouzel Falls nearby...which were magnificent. Great day of hiking!

Kruck

Kruck - Nov 3, 2006 9:53 pm Date Climbed: Oct 7, 2006

Three Twins?  Sucess!

The sisters offered a nice view of Longs, etc., but the downscramble to the saddle with the peak (unnamed?) to the south and the scramble up to its summit was more enjoyable, more hands-on (rock) and offered a better view. Made the sisters, themselves, look like bland ol' humps in the ground.

royswkr - Sep 25, 2006 6:06 pm Date Climbed: Jul 16, 1985

Up former trail from W, visited all adjacent bumps  Sucess!

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swm88er

swm88er - Sep 19, 2006 10:32 pm

Fun Hike  Sucess!

Great views, easy hike, two summits, and marmots.

Will Davis

Will Davis - Sep 1, 2006 2:34 am

Normal Route

I've climbed Twin Sisters 6 or 7 times. I love it. It provides the best views of the Longs-Meeker-Lady Washington massif.

slowpoke

slowpoke - Jul 24, 2006 4:39 pm Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2006

Nice short hike to wonderful views  Sucess!

Left TH at 12:45, returned at 3:45 in a downpour. Tagged both summits. Saw a bunch of unprepared people headed up in an approaching storm.

shanahan96

shanahan96 - Jun 30, 2006 11:22 pm Date Climbed: Apr 8, 2006

two sisters, one day  Sucess!

summited both twin sisters. the southern one has a nice fin for great, short section of scrambling. lots of fun, you should try this one when you can't get out for a big trip.

jamie

SRao - Jun 22, 2006 7:25 pm Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2006

Nice hike

A nice hike up to mark the beginning of the season.

bmcnary1

bmcnary1 - Apr 30, 2006 4:47 pm Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2005

Route Climbed: Twin Sisters Trail  Sucess!

A nice hike up to the top of both summits. Not too crowded and has nice views of Longs Peak and Mt. Meeker.

altitude14er

altitude14er - Mar 17, 2006 4:23 pm Date Climbed: Dec 11, 2004

Twin Sisters Trailhead  Sucess!

This peak is fun and easy to do in the winter. The snow was hard packed so I didn't need my snowshoes. I was surprised to bump into quite a few people this day. Although this puppy isn't very high, the summit was windy and cold.

Mountain Jim

Mountain Jim - Mar 17, 2006 4:54 am Date Climbed: Jul 9, 1969

Standard Route  Sucess!

Total ascents = 10. One of the better conditioning hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park.

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