Climbing Colorado"s San Juan Mountains

by Robert F. Rosebrough

Publisher: Falcon in Helena, Mont

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Robert F. Rosebrough.
SeriesA Falcon guide
LC ClassificationsGV199.42.S26 K63 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL387140M
ISBN 101560446595
LC Control Number98049960

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This is a great web site of southern Colorado. I am planning a trip to mountain bike the San Juan mountains this fall. Recognizing this is for Jeep driving off road, would it be helpful for mountain biking in the area? I am looking for a guide book on the area as well. Thanks and keep up the great work! San Juan Outdoor Adventures – Via Ferrata Telluride. Whether you are from the Telluride area or visiting as a tourist, don’t miss your chance to explore the Telluride Via Ferrata with San Juan Outdoor Adventures. Book a private Via tour climbing package and get started on your outdoor adventure today.   "Rescues and Tragedies in the San Juan Mountains: True Stories from the Region" features universal cautionary tales of Colorado mountain dangers and mishaps. Readers will find accounts of volunteer rescuers' ingenuity, teamwork and do-based, award-winning novelist and short story writer Kent Nelson writes with an authentic regional voice. His own rescue is . T amarron Resort is set amidst arguably the most beautiful scenic valley in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains and is one of the premier properties in the area. The acre Tamarron Resort and Glacier Club provide ideal access to the primary recreational amenities of the area (Purgatory Resort, skiing, fishing, four-wheeling, hiking trails, mountain biking, etc.), and yet is still close enough.

  In the northwest San Juan Mountains, near the little town of Ridgeway, Colorado, resides a lonely tower. Chimney Rock (also sometimes called Chimney Peak) sits among great peaks and formations such as Courthouse Mountain, Precipice Peak, and the spires of Cimarron Ridge. While driving up through the Cimarron Valley, Chimney Rock looms over the valley, [ ]. Skyward Mountaineering is a boutique mountain guide service run by Vince Anderson and Steve House. Headquartered in the San Juan Mountains of Western Colorado we specialize in preparing alpinists for off-the-beaten-track climbs and have a track record of safely guiding difficult ascents of classics like the Eiger’s North Face and the Moonflower Buttress on Avalanche Education. Mountain Trip hosts a variety of avalanche courses in the San Juan Mountains in Southwest Colorado, in partnership with the Silverton Avalanche School. This upcoming winter, join us for your Recreational Level One or Avalanche Rescue course to further your avalanche education and expand your knowledge of backcountry travel, risk assessment and practical rescue skills. Our entire staff of instructors and guides is certified by the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) and we are rated as a 5-star business on Google, Yelp, TripAdvisor, and Facebook. We offer rock climbing, ice climbing, mountaineering, backcountry skiing and avalanche courses throughout the San Juan Mountains, in the Ouray Ice Park, and.

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This guide includes detailed hike and climb descriptions, miles and maps, and color photos with ascent and descent routes for the most popular peaks in the state. Climbing descriptions also include history, local trivia, and trailhead GPS coordinates.

The San Juan Mountains are awesome. No other range in the contiguous United States offers the immensity and diversity of the San Juans. Thirteen of Colorado's fifty-four fourteeners and twenty-nine of the state's one hundred highest peaks are located there.

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Description. Colorado is home to thousands of mountains, and hikers and climbers across the state enjoy the sport of getting to their summits. From the Front Range to the Sangre de Cristo Range, the Park Ranges to the Sawatch Range, and the Elk Range to the San Juan Mountains, Climbing Colorado’s Mountains will take you to the highest mountaintops of every major range and subrange in the.

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We are The Local Experts, featuring guiding with exclusively IFMGA & AMGA Certified & Trained Guides. Handies Peak is our destination on a blue-sky September day in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado.

We arrive at the trailhead in the early morning and begin the foot, two mile ascent. An hour and 20 minutes later we reach our first break point, Sloan Lake—a blue-green gem nestled into snow-sprinkled peaks.

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The mission of is to provide free access to peak information, photos, climbing routes and an active forum, all in an open environment that's easy to use. The San Juan Mountains in southwest Colorado are a patchwork of wildly varied sub-ranges, many tucked away in vast wilderness areas.

Of Colorado’s 54 fourteeners (peaks that rise o feet in elevation), 13 call the San Juans home, including Uncomp. The range is vast, a 12,square-mile area straddling the Continental Divide.

Home to the headwaters of the mighty Rio Grande River, 14 summits o feet, and peaks o feet, the San Juans comprise enough geologic diversity to inspire a generation of post-impressionistic Van Goghs—with orange and yellow volcanic permutations, glaciated red sandstone, dark, sweeping.

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Taking on one of Colorado’s 53 fourteeners—from stately Longs Peak and the iconic Maroon Bells to the easy to access Mt. Bierstadt—is becoming a. Sneffels is also probably the most frequently climbed San Juan 14er.

#9- Blanca Peak (14,’) Blanca Peak is the highest mountain in Colorado outside of the Sawatch Range, yet none of the three mountains higher boast any technical climbing routes and Blanca offers several. On the other hand, there is also a class 2 route to Blanca’s summit.

Two excellent books with information concerning knife point are: Rosebrough, R., Climbing Colorado's San Juan Mountains, Falcon Publishing Co., Garratt, M. and B. Martin, Colorado's High Thirteeners, Cordillera Press, Inc.

(there might be a more recent edition as well) Both of these were used for information on this web site. (The list of Colorado’s 1, highest hard ranked peaks in the San Juans) summits ab feet, of which are hard ranked and 37 are soft ranked.

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The San Juan Mountain Range is the largest range in Colorado by area. This remote range was primarily used for mining until the early 20th century as many of the peaks contain precious minerals.

Nestled deep in Colorado's San Juan Mountains, God's Crag features steep volcanic tuff that could be mistaken for limestone. The wall is a hidden gem and still holds plenty of potential for new development. Jonathan Siegrist contributed during a recent road trip. Watch him complete a a first ascent in the video above.

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Although Handies is ranked as one of the easiest 14ers of Colorado’s 58, climbing any 14er by human or canine represents an accomplishment. The dogs accepted pats from fellow climbers as my husband and I savored the views of many other San Juan mountains in southwestern Colorado.Skyward Mountaineering.

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