West Ridge Climber's Log

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myrone

myrone - Jul 13, 2013 11:33 am Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2013

West Ridge via Mayflower Gulch  Sucess!

From Mayflower Gulch road, across Mayflower Creek and up Pacific Creek bush-whacking through the willows. Found the ridge to be a fine challenge with some class 4 moves along the way, broken/loose rock is a constant.

MattK

MattK - May 31, 2013 12:40 pm Date Climbed: Mar 25, 2012

Good times...until the descent  Sucess!

Some fun climbing.

chicagotransplant

chicagotransplant - Jul 8, 2012 4:41 pm Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2012

Fun Ridge  Sucess!

Fun ridge, some loose rock detracts from the quality of the route a little, but this is a great quick way to get up Pacific from the west and offers some patches of quality scrambling along the way.

rockrat2

rockrat2 - Apr 15, 2012 3:38 pm Date Climbed: Mar 31, 2012

Fun climb   Sucess!

I've climbed this three times now and have never found a 3rd class route up this ridge. Maybe I'm missing something but it is a very fun 4th class climb. Also, I'm not so sure about the "solid" rock as most stuff we pulled on seemed to move with little resistance. Lots of rock fall. It is still one of my favorite scrambles.

strudolyubov

strudolyubov - Mar 19, 2012 11:04 pm Date Climbed: Mar 17, 2012

West Ridge  Sucess!

Nice winter route, some snow and wind made it interesting.

benners

benners - Aug 25, 2011 9:37 am Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2011

Good Bang for the Buck  Sucess!

A fun, short scramble route up a Centennial. I liked it.

schmitie - Jul 6, 2010 8:19 pm Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2010

3rd class?  Sucess!

this was a fun route, but i definitely found the suggested 3rd class route impossible to find. We wound up making a very exposed 4th class face climb on the second tower. The ridge proper is fine after that except maybe at the summit Notch. There again go high and climb the 4th class gully. Lower is totally rotten with loose down climbing. I found this hike significantly tougher than the little Pawnee Traverse and Mt. Neva route in "Colorado Scrambles"

MikeyB

MikeyB - Apr 18, 2010 10:42 pm Date Climbed: Apr 17, 2010

Great 3-4th class ridge  Sucess!

Throw in some snow, low visibility, wind, fun rock/snow scrambling, and lots of route finding and you get a great day out with Timothy P.

Timothy Pearl

Timothy Pearl - Apr 18, 2010 5:56 am Date Climbed: Apr 17, 2010

Ugly day, good fun  Sucess!

With MikeyB. Snowy day with about 2 inches of accumulation. Low visibility most of the ascent (blind). Stuck to the ridge direct minus first tower and one other vertical section. Lots of fun scrambling, snow climbing, and route finding. Wind picked up as we gained summit which helped clear the visibility. Descended SW face by down-climbing some loose crud then down a curved snow gully to a nice glissade.

DharmaBum1984

DharmaBum1984 - Sep 9, 2008 12:01 am Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2007

west ridge  Sucess!

Have done this one a few times now--one of my favorites in the Tenmile, it's been different each time. The crux seems to be crossing over a steep, rotten gully to the right of the second tower about halfway up the ridge- test those holds!

JJ - May 13, 2007 2:06 pm Date Climbed: Feb 5, 2005

West Ridge  Sucess!

Very fun route with mixed terrain and some 4th class. Lots of snow with whipping winds on the ridges between Pacific and Atlantic.

shanahan96

shanahan96 - Feb 6, 2007 12:21 am Date Climbed: Jan 26, 2007

winter west ridge  Sucess!

interesting winter climb, snow/ice combos forced me into alot of class four terrain and a sketchy low class five crux. hair raising experience, but fun.

jamie

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