Windom Peak Climber's Log

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Matt Lemke

Matt Lemke - Aug 30, 2012 2:17 am Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2012

After Eolus and Sunlight  Sucess!

Did Eolus, waited out a storm for 4 hours, did Sunlight...then Windom. Got to this summit at 7:30 pm and ran down the trail to make camp before dark

miztflip

miztflip - Aug 28, 2012 9:49 pm Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2012

Nice Scramble  Sucess!

Climbed with Eolus and Sunlight while enroute from Chicago Basin to Ruby Basin. Nice little scramble.

chicagotransplant

chicagotransplant - Aug 6, 2012 11:51 am Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2012

Sunlight Creek  Sucess!

Second time up. This time came over from Sunlight Creek on our pack over the Sunlight Spire-Windom saddle. This high saddle is a pretty reasonable way to get from Sunlight Creek to Chicago Basin, but its a lot of tedious talus hopping with a heavy pack. In any case, it provides a nice alternative access to the crowds in Chicago Basin and allows you to combine a 14er trip with Jagged.

hhsilleck

hhsilleck - Aug 2, 2012 3:42 pm Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2012

From Sunlight  Sucess!

Fun blocky climb ... super views!

bighornmonkey

bighornmonkey - Aug 2, 2012 11:51 am Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2012

Part of a quadrufer  Sucess!

9th 14er this year.

skorpeo

skorpeo - Jul 28, 2012 11:08 pm Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2012

Fortnight of Fourtenners  Sucess!

My sixteenth anniversary!

seano

seano - Jul 20, 2012 9:06 pm Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2012

Standard route  Sucess!

After Eolus, on a basin tour from Purgatory. Trip report.

xpda

xpda - Oct 29, 2011 1:00 pm Date Climbed: Sep 13, 2008

Windom  Sucess!

with Tim, camped in Chicago Basin

Ted Eliason

Ted Eliason - Oct 13, 2011 10:16 pm Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2010

Another amazing summit  Sucess!

With views unlike other summits in Colorado. Jagged peak front and center with a sweep of the entire San Juan range in the background.

rasgoat

rasgoat - Sep 6, 2011 7:57 pm

Fun!  Sucess!

Alot more fun than I thought. Near the top, the scrambling was great, along with a beautiful summit and views.

boisedoc

boisedoc - Sep 5, 2011 12:47 pm Date Climbed: Aug 30, 2011

Nice climb  Sucess!

Left Chicago basin early to beat the storms but turned out to be a good day weather wise.

indianabob

indianabob - Sep 5, 2011 12:16 pm Date Climbed: Aug 29, 2011

My first 14er  Sucess!

Left from camp in Chicago Basin at sunrise and made it up after getting bound up in a boulder field on Peak 18. Poor route finding made it a more interesting and challenging climb than it should have been. Magnificent day! Rain, hail and sleet on the way down but no problems.

seanpeckham

seanpeckham - Aug 31, 2011 8:56 pm Date Climbed: Aug 29, 2011

final day of 6-day solo trip from Elk Park  Sucess!

I spent 4 incredible and wet days backpacking around solo with a tiny tarp and a bivy sac (at times hooking up with some great people I encountered, but at other times having whole drainages to myself) from Elk Park to Chicago Basin, climbed Eolus on day 5, and on day 6 did Sunlight and Windom and went down to the train, which was delayed indefinitely (but turned out to only be a couple hours) due to two rock/mudslides. This was the only day of my trip that wasn't clear in the morning; it wasn't too clear what the clouds were going to do, but I saved Windom for last because it'd be easier to bail off of than Sunlight, and things even cleared up a bit on the way up, but the clouds were thickening on the top (and it was only 9-9:30) so I hurried back down (only to find it clearing up again on and off and not actually raining until I was back at camp). Windom was much more fun than I thought it would be (assumed it was just talus slopes the whole way), thanks to staying on the ridge (easy class 3, I'd call it) instead of following the trail out onto the face (why does it do that anyway??)

indianabob

indianabob - Sep 5, 2011 12:38 pm

Re: final day of 6-day solo trip from Elk Park

We may have crossed paths when you were on Windom. You probably passed us at some point. What a great day!

Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - Jul 19, 2011 10:06 am Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2011

Standard Chicago Basin route from Sunlight  Sucess!

This summit ridge was more fun than I anticipated! I enjoyed the wide-open summit block area, perfect for sitting and snacking. It was a bit crowded at the summit, but this is a lovely peak. Descended to camp to be harassed by goats.

myrone

myrone - Jul 18, 2011 11:47 am Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2011

2nd peak of the Chicago Basin 4  Sucess!

Headed over with my friend Bob at 11:02AM from Sunlight Peak. Crossed some snow coming over to the saddle/ridge approach then up to the solitary "block" summit at 1:17PM. Lots of people out on this glorious day. Short glissade on perfect snow on the way down and back to camp in Chicago Basin at 3:58. My 56th 14'er on this fine day...........Sweet!

Hyadventure

Hyadventure - Jul 5, 2011 7:36 pm Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2011

Fun Scramble!  Sucess!

This was a very fun scramble up the ridge.

REM - Jun 6, 2011 11:46 pm Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2004

From Chicago Basin

Unfinished business...

cftbq

cftbq - Apr 7, 2011 7:40 pm Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2008

Std. combo w/ Sunlight--west ridge  Sucess!

Don't know how I neglected to note this one. A fabulous climb to an eerie summit, especially in the fog!

Jeremy Hakes

Jeremy Hakes - Jan 21, 2011 11:12 pm Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2001

Great!  Sucess!

Hard to beat this place.

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