about 1 month ago. We poked around an old weather building on its southwest ridge before departing for Mt Flora at 1:10. I had previously climbed in the area with climbs of Mount Flora and James Peak so I had a good idea of what to expect. See chapter "2. © 2006-2020 SummitPost.org. 99% Upvoted. 25 days ago. The A false summit on the eastern shoulder is known as Mt. I continued along the ridgeline over Parry Peak, Mount Eva, and all the way to Mount Flora. Pictures. When we departed Bancroft, it only took 40 minutes to reach Parry Peak, the highest peak of the day. We were in the heart of monsoon season and these peaks would keep us high for a long time but we had bail out options if rains/storms came in early. Pictures. 2 years ago. Beyond Boulder County. The topo shows a couple of possibilities to get back to Saint Mary's Glacier, one to go low below Loch Lomond. The word is from the Chinook Jargon and means "high" or "above". The winds had been gusting all day but were especially strong on top of Flora so we descended immediately. Archived. Looking to the west is the James Peak group of mountains. Bancroft, and James Peak. Not really.) The peak … We arrived at 11:10 and stayed on top for fifteen minutes. Eva. Aconcagua mountain page is a child of the 'Aconcagua Group' and the 'Seven Summits.' The west side of the peak is highly visible from the Winter Park Ski Area, and many of the resort’s skiers and snowboarders pick out the peak’s Bear Claw as a mountaineering goal. Flora (Indian Peaks Wilderness, James Peak Wilderness) 8/31/2018 2 … u/ashewhole. It is truly iconic Colorado. Jason pulled ahead of me and said he'd meet me at the truck when I told him I wanted to climb one more peak, twelver Colorado Mines Peak. This was an easy climb and all the remaining peaks would be as well. (1), Images (1 ), Mount Bancroft - East Ridge Direct (II 5.2), Mt. View Mount Bancroft Image Gallery - 44 Images. Good weather was expected all day so I planned a big hike including James Peak, Bancroft, Parry Peak, Pt. #2 Mount Bancroft Mountain Updated: 2020-04-20 Mount Bancroft is a 13,250 ft peak in Grand and Clear Creek counties. It was a warm windless morning and I made great time. The trail continues past the lake and Dave put on microspikes when we started up the glacier but the glacier was soft enough to kick in steps with just boots. The Southeast Slopes of Parry Peak are accessible via the Rainbow Road from Fall River. The rest of the way up Mt. We reached the summit at 9:35. Of all the distances between the peaks, Eva to Flora had the longest and we didn't reach its summit until 2:20. Bancroft (right) on the approach to Parry Peak on the Pfiffner Traverse. David Wingate completed Mount Galbraith Loop via Cedar Gulch Trail. From the low point, you'll have about 400 feet to gain the Parry summit. It would've been better to start at a signed trail for the lake, located just before where we parked at. Posted by. Bushwack -- no formal trail. As you approach the summit cone, there's one area of steeper rubble. We never tire of this view! Parry Peak, elevation 13,397 ft (4,083 m), is a summit in the Front Range of central Colorado.The peak is on the continental divide southeast of Winter Park in the Arapahoe National Forest.The name honors Charles Christopher Parry, a botanist who made extensive studies of the Colorado mountain flora in the 1860s. After Jason and I dropped off a vehicle at Berthoud Pass, we met Dave at the Fall River Road exit off I-70 and drove the Fall River road to the St Mary's Glacier trailhead. Close. 25 days ago. I added these peaks to the itinerary less than a week before leaving Minnesota. From the low point, you'll have about 400 feet to gain the Parry summit. Overall it's just a pretty ridgeline, undulating over grassy tundra with a couple of very light rocky sections, only a few sections of Class 2. Bancroft and Parry peak in the James peak wilderness, Colorado. Children refers to the set of objects that logically fall under a given object. Parry Peak from Winter Park #647 Season's greetings and best wishes for the coming year : Caribou Denali National Park & Preserve #816 One of the pleasures of the season is wishing you a merry Christmas and a happy New Year More WILDLIFE Christmas Card Designs: Coyote near Hurricane Ridge Olympic National Park #706 Best wishes for the holidays As it turned out, we wouldn't need the axes. By KX0R. 2.25 +2,900: Moderate Garden of the Gods in Shawnee National Forest (southern Illinois). Bancroft. From there, head east along the ridgeline past Mt. Mount Bancroft and Parry Peak" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes. The terrain is similar to the ascent to Bancroft. This thread is archived. Bancroft, due to its appearance as a separate mountain to miners from below. SAHALE, a peak at the headwaters of the Stehekin River, in the northwestern part of Chelan: County, named by The Mazamas, mountaineering club of Oregon. and James, 13300 feet. The peak's south face is the headwall of the Fall River, known for St. Mary's Glacier. James Peak and Mt. ... you can see the Sneffels Range, you can see the Wilsons (Wilson Peak and Mount … (58), Comments We wasted fifteen minutes. Bancroft. Bancroft is not a "ranked" summit but since you're so close, you may as well tag it. Ice lake with Mt. In Illinois these count as mountains. This map can only be accessed by registered, 14ers.com users. Ice lake with Mt. 135. This 13er looks intimidating when viewed from the Fall River Road. I've climbed with Jason and Dave separately since our Aconcagua trip in 2007 but not with the three of us together. "WaxDr • Jul 30, 2016 The switchbacks soon climb through a rock slide area with tremendous views of Parry Peak, Mt. 11,704, Kingston Peak, and Fox Mountain. For example, the As of 1/20/08 it has a road sign and a mileage marked, and has two separate gates of closure. The terrain is similar to the ascent to Bancroft. Mount Bancroft and Parry Peak. (44), Climber's Log Entries See chapter "4. I did not want to go back the way I ascended so I started heading down the southeast face of Mt. Above the glacier, the trail was great to James Peak and we kept a good pace all the way to the top. W0C/SR-029 Parry Peak 4074 m / 13391 ft August 24, 2013 First Activation August 02, 2014 Second Activation. Bancroft with Parry Peak behind it. This was an easy climb and all the remaining peaks would be as well. Mt Flora is on the Continental Divide Trail and we followed the excellent trail down to Berthoud Pass. Parry Peak is a classic alpine SOTA peak on the Continental Divide, west of Boulder and east of Winter Park.Climbing Parry requires a serious commitment and a good day. The road leading to Loch Lomond is actually called "Steuart Road" (not "Stewart") and is named after the lake above the loch. When we departed Bancroft, it only took 40 minutes to reach Parry Peak, the highest peak of the day. It is located west of the town of Empire, within a group of mountain peaks called the James Group that also includes Mount Flora, Mount Eva, Parry Peak, James Peak, and Colorado Mines Peak. Friday July 18, 2014, Mileage: 12.75 miles from St Mary's Glacier trailhead to Berthoud Pass, Participants: Dave Chamberlin, Jason Mayfield, Brian Schultz. The west face drops quickly to the upper Fraser River. I stopped to put on my rain jacket and arrived at the parking area at 3:40. After doing a little research on trailhead access, I was set for an early Saturday morning adventure. You gain a lot of elevation very quickly along this next half mile section of trail. Routes I knocked on the truck windows to wake up a napping Jason and we headed back to the St Mary's trailhead to pick up my vehicle. Bancroft + Parry + Glissade. David Wingate completed Nightbird Gulch and Mount Galbraith Loop. David Wingate added Parry Peak and Mount Bancroft. The trail has snow year round although you can mostly avoid walking through it. I tossed around a few ideas and started developing a plan for the group of Witter Peak, Mount Eva, Parry Peak and Mount Bancroft. Parry Peak from Mapcarta, the free map. We summited at 12:05 and stayed 10 minutes before heading to Mt Eva, which also took 40 minutes to reach. "I approached James Peak from St. Mary's Glacier. Bancroft Combo. Aconcagua mountain itself has many routes, photos, and trip reports as children. Bancroft, East Ridge, Early Spring Conditions. (Henry Gannett; Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States, page 269.) We set up a car shuttle because of the long distance involved end to end. Parry, 13397 feet (highest in James Peak Wilderness, which meant it was all downhill from here. In the summer the bowls and basins of Bancroft are filled with a profusion of wild flowers, so it is well worth the trip even if there is no snow for skiing. Parents refers to a larger category under which an object falls. Dave was feeling a bit out of sorts and didn't like the dark clouds moving in so after taking a few moments to decide whether to take on the long ridge, he called it a day. Flora (13,132′), Witter Peak (12,884′), Mount Eva (13,130′), Parry Peak (13,391′), Mount Bancroft (13,250′), and James Peak (13,294). My legs were pretty sore after all the ups and downs of the ridge but I really enjoyed these peaks. Mount Bancroft is a 13,250 feet (4,040 m) peak in Grand and Clear Creek counties. Bancroft, Parry Peak, Mt. 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