Support 14ers.com
Buying gear? Please use these links to help 14ers.com:

More info...

Other ways to help...
 Peak(s):  Buckskin, Mt  -  13,865 feet
Loveland Mtn  -  13,692 feet
 Post Date:  10/18/2009 Modified: 06/12/2010
 Date Climbed:   10/17/2009
 Posted By:  Wyoming Bob

 Mount Buckskin - NE Slopes Ascent - Loveland Mtn. Descent   

An incredible October blue bird weather day, not a cloud in the sky, just a touch of wind, amongst the early season snow capped peaks of the Mosquitos, the Sawatch and the Elks.

Some FYI:
1. The road to Kite Lake was dry but for a few patches of snow, maybe all of two that were gone or slush by the mid afternoon.
2. Snow on the route ranged from a few inches to a foot or two where the winds have started to load a swale or slope. Even a touch of body weight supported wind crust on the summit ridge.

Our climb covered both Mount Buckskin summits and a descent via Loveland Mountain.

Complete report with photos at http://www.climbingwithbob.com/colorado/mosquito/buckskin.html

 


  • Comments or Questions (2)
Presto


Nice ...     2010-11-30 10:20:28
As always, H. We did those peaks many years back. Really looking forward that trip report after you return from Argentina ... that "expedition" section (where I live vicariously) of your website is growing larger, huh! Thanks for posting. Happy trails!


Wyoming Bob


Thanks for the thumbs up     2009-10-25 19:41:55
and climb safe!

H



   Using your forum id/password. Not registered? Click Here


Caution: The information contained in this report may not be accurate and should not be the only resource used in preparation for your climb. Failure to have the necessary experience, physical conditioning, supplies or equipment can result in injury or death. 14ers.com and the author(s) of this report provide no warranties, either express or implied, that the information provided is accurate or reliable. By using the information provided, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless 14ers.com and the report author(s) with respect to any claims and demands against them, including any attorney fees and expenses. Please read the 14ers.com Safety and Disclaimer pages for more information.

© 2014 14ers.com®, 14ers Inc.