Windom Peak Climber's Log

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rockymountaindiva

rockymountaindiva - Jul 26, 2013 3:49 pm Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2011

With Sunlight  Sucess!

Climbed Sunlight then Windom from Chicago Basin. Lovely day!

lapotka

lapotka - Apr 8, 2013 2:37 pm Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2009

2 fer  Sucess!

nice jaunt from Sunlight across the scree valley

shanahan96

shanahan96 - Mar 20, 2013 10:45 pm Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2012

into the hailstorm  Sucess!

sunlight was sunny....windom was not. i climbed up windom for 15-20 minutes in the worst hailstorm i've ever experienced. it wasn't pleasant, but i wasn't turning around unless i heard thunder. once it relented, all was good. it was a tad slippery, but i was never put in an uncomfortable situation.

the summit was surprising!

jamie

Fletch

Fletch - Dec 28, 2012 5:06 pm Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2012

Solo  Sucess!

steeper than people say...

milan - Oct 21, 2012 5:29 pm Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2012

Thunderstorm on summit  Sucess!

Fortunatelly it was a little on the side so we were able to summit this incredible peak. Great ridge. Nice views.

Diggler

Diggler - Oct 1, 2012 8:41 pm Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2012

FINALLY  Sucess!

!!!THE LAST ONE!!!

w/ Dad via standard route.

Left campground (~10,900’) @ 6.03. Hauled ass to Twin Lakes (light sprinkle ~7.30- WTF?!! Trepidation ensued), but then ½ hour break.

After that, fun scrambling! Summited @ 11.31.

WOW- after 21 years (!!!), I’m…done!!!! A very weird idea, feeling, & concept! On the one hand, WHAT a goal (for me @ least) to have finally completed; on the other hand, all of the former unknowns are now knowns- there are no more CO 14er blanks on the map anymore. What a paradox. Such is life, I guess…

Enjoyed spectacular views of the San Juan backcountry, trying to soak it all in. Finally left @ 12.24. Weather fluctuated between rain & sunny- ah, Colorado! Finally back @ camp @ 17.11.

Enjoyed great freeze-dried food @ BEER before dropping into sleep.

Misa

Misa - Sep 17, 2012 2:42 am

fun scramble  Sucess!

scrambled up on some class 4 - we lost the trail, but found it on the way down.

Liba Kopeckova

Liba Kopeckova - Sep 3, 2012 11:42 pm Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2012

Fun hike  Sucess!

Fun hike with my son, brother and Duchess. We scrambled on the south side, and then found the easy normal trail down. Duchess was leading the way and she got us of the track :)

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 12:38 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!

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