Another great report by Zambo! Here’s a link to our day in the Tenmile if you want to check it out. Enjoy the read and cheers! Tenmile Traverse In Photos: Peak 1 to Crystal Climbers: Dillon & Zambo Peaks: Mount Royal: 10,502′ Mount Victoria: 11,775′ Peak 1: 12,805′ Peak 2: (Tenmile Peak) 12,933′ Peak 3: 12,676′Continue reading “Tenmile Traverse In Photos – by David Yarian”
Peaks: “Zodiac View” (12,505′), “Mount Silverthorne” – a.k.a Willow Benchmark (13,357′), “East Thorn” (13,333′) Date: July 18, 2015 Trailhead: Gore Creek Distance: ~ 15 miles Elevation Gain: ~ 6,000 ft. Participants: Chris Cronick, Dillon Sarnelli (guest appearance by Kristine Chalk and Kona) This summer’s been a little different than year’s past for me. No real agenda. Hitting the big Park when I can,Continue reading “A Little More Gore – Silverthorne & East Thorn”
In January I summited California Peak with Zambo. While descending the summit ridge I became dizzy and disoriented. “Zambo, is this what altitude sickness feels like?!?” An extra strength ibuprofen got me back to the car. Fast forward to March, I attempted Shavano and Tab with Danny. At about 12,500′ in the Angel my head began toContinue reading “Emerald from Missouri Gulch – With a Side of Belford and Lackawanna”
If you’ve ever driven down the Wild Basin Road in Rocky Mountain National Park and wondered what that huge bulky 13,000 foot mound in front of you was, you were probably gazing at Copeland. The USGS lists this peak as “Mount Copeland”, but all other sources seem to call it “Copeland Mountain”. Whatever you want to call it, you’d have to agree it’s massive for Wild Basin standards and the summit views, should you choose to slog up this behemoth, give you a front row seat into everything the southern end of the Park has to offer.