otherclimbs

Mt. Daly – the “one with the stripe”

Mt. Daly is on the other side of the saddle from Capitol Peak. It is one of the most visible mountains to those traveling between Aspen and Snowmass. While not a 14er, it is a named 13er with a fun Class 3 ridge-crest climb that is less frequently done....
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Mountain Boy Peak Climb – Two Routes … You Choose.

Difficulty:  Class 2 Exposure:  None Summit: 13,193’ Elevation Gain: 1800’ Roundtrip: 7 miles Trailhead: Independence Pass parking lot at 12,050’ Climbers: Route 1: Rick Crandall; Rick Peckham  July 11, 2015 Route 2: Rick Crandall, Shan...
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Flatiron and Superstition Mountain – Arizona

Superstition Mountain – hidden gold, subterranean extra-terrestrials, Indian legends and a big day of bouldering and rock climbing. Fortunately no cactus jabs or rattlesnake strikes.
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Twining Peak – A High Thirteener near Aspen

Twining Peak, 13,711’ near Aspen, Class 2 and dog-friendly. Also called Blue Peak, it is approached on a largely unmarked route that summits Blarney Peak first in order to access a saddle and ridge to Twining. Emme and Alfie, Australian Terriers made...
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Grizzly Peak “A” 13,995′ – East Ridge

Grizzly Peak is the tallest of all 584 thirteeners in Colorado. We did some route finding to get the best way up – and got up close and personal with "gendarmes."
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Mt. Sopris via Northeast Ridge

Mt. Sopris is the icon of the Aspen/Roaring Fork Valley – Happy Birthday to Brett Crandall! This has some route detail since there is not much Mt. Sopris route information that I could find. While not a fourteener, it is a big mountain from bottom...
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