Tenmile Traverse In Photos – by David Yarian

Another great report by Zambo!ย 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) 12,933โ€ฒ
    • Peak 3: 12,676โ€ฒ
    • Peak 4: 12,856โ€ฒ
    • Peak 5: 12,855โ€ฒ
    • Peak 6: 12,573โ€ฒ
    • Peak 7: 12,655โ€ฒ
    • Peak 8: 12,987
    • Peak 9: 13,195โ€ฒ
    • Peak 10: 13,633โ€ฒ
    • Crystal Peak: 13,852โ€ฒ
  • Distance:ย ~18 Miles
  • Vert: 9,071 Feet
  • Total Trip Time: 11 Hours

A Sunday Morning Stroll in the Tenmile: Pacific and Atlantic

Fletcher Mountain and “Drift Peak” from the summit of Atlantic Peak.

After spending most of the week wishing I was still running around in the Weminuche and the San Juans, I was itchingย to go for a walk. These days when hitting the trailย solo, I’m usually en route to the Park or catching up on some of the easier Centennials. On Sunday, with aย morning to spare and a small weather window, I decidedย a trek into the Tenmile range was in order. Centennials Atlantic Peak (13,841 ft.) and Pacific Peak (13,950 ft.) were the perfect candidates being just a short jaunt up Mayflower Gulch and if the weather held, I could possibly take a stab at Fletcher and Drift.

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