Peak:  Torreys Peak (14er)
 Route:  West Ridge
 Range:  Front
 Posted By:  CaptainSuburbia
 Date of Info:  01/20/2020
 Date Posted:  01/20/2020
Details

Went to Grays as well. Wore spikes from car to summits and back. Lots of snow going down Grizzly ridge and spikes or crampons definitely needed there. Nice snow climb up gully on Torreys. Even better glissade on way back.


Photos (click for slideshow):
#1#2#3#4#5#6#7


Comments or Questions
Tornadoman

Nice work!
01/20/2020 19:33
I have wanted to do that route in winter... I don't think many folks get all the way to Grays and back.


kushrocks

Nice!
01/21/2020 08:20
That's a long day. Good work!


CaptainSuburbia

Thanks!
01/21/2020 12:21
Thank you Tornado and kushrocks! It was a great day! Elevation gain is crazy. Wasn't sure if we'd do Grays or not, but once we got to Torreys and the winds weren't bad we couldn't leave it.


Maximus6004
boarding?
01/21/2020 18:38
it doesn't look like enough snow. But do you think its skiable?


Giant hills
Boarding
01/21/2020 20:59
Thanks for the support eceryone apprecaite it a lot!! Hey maximus6004 I'm the dude there in the photos and i also b.c ride, so from my judgment I don't think the snow we were on in that "gulley" would be worth the effort it take to get there with a board to ride. It is ridable though just not all to great,shallow in spots and wind drifty.Everything else out there has been effected by the wind and is honestly pretty dry
. Only things on that route that are rideable and worth it are the couilors and Lee slopes through the basins and the upper grizzly side of the bowl between grizz and torreys. Nothing ridable on grays.



   Not registered? Click Here




© 2021 14ers.com®, 14ers Inc.