Route: Dallas Peak from Mill Creek TH
Trip Duration: Day trip, 8 hours car-to-car
Trip Length: 10.3 mi RT
Wilson Group basking in the early morning sun. View from Sneffels Highline Trail.
South Face of Dallas Peak.
Wilson Group and Lizard Head from South Slopes of Dallas Peak.
Approaching the lower cliff band.
Looking from the base of the passage through the lower cliff band.
At the base of the second cliff band.
Looking back at the trail going along the base of the second cliff band.
Looking down the Mill Creek drainage.
Approaching the corner of the East Face.
Lots of choss ...
The steep gully left of the standard Class 4 pitch after turning the corner. It felt easy Class 5.
Looking down the steep gully climb.
The rappel anchor at the top of the standard Class 4 pitch.
The summit tower (left center) and the gully providing access to the North Face (right center).
Looking up the gully leading to the North Face.
Looking down from the top of the gully.
North Face: view from the ledge below the summit pitch.
Looking up from the summit pitch.
Blue Lake and Mount Sneffels as seen from North Face of Dallas Peak.
Looking down after climbing the first ~25 feet.
The upper portion of the summit pitch.
"Fixed" pro: a #2 Friend (center)
Looking down the summit pitch from 10 feet below the summit.
Summit view towards Teakettle Mountain and Potosi Peak.
Mount Sneffels as seen from the summit of Dallas Peak.
Summit view east.
Summit rappel: view through the tunnel.
Looking back at the car-sized chockstone.
Looking back at the South Face on the descent.