A Little More Gore – Silverthorne & East Thorn

Approaching the saddle between “Zodiac View” (12,505′) and “Mount Silverthorne” (13,357′) on a fine Saturday morning in the Gore Range.

Peaks:ย “Zodiac View” (12,505′), “Mount Silverthorne” – a.k.a Willow Benchmark (13,357′), “East Thorn”ย (13,333′)
Date:ย July 18, 2015
Trailhead:ย Gore Creek
Distance:ย ~ 15 miles
Elevation Gain:ย ~ 6,000 ft.
Participants:ย Chris Cronick,ย 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, checking off a Centennial or two when itย feels right, even carrying a rope on occasion and adding to the itinerary a top secret cabin in the San Juans when possible.

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Fall in the Gore: Red and Deming

Peaks: Red Peak B (13,189′), “Deming Mountain” (12,902′)
Date: September 20, 2014
Trailhead: Meadow Creek
Distance: 16 miles
Elevation Gain: 5,850 ft.
Participants: Solo mission
Time: 9 Hours
Route Overview (click to enlarge).

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