Unnamed 13832  
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Route: Williams Creek Campground
Posted On: 2020-11-29, By: VeraUndertow
Info: 4 mile approach from campground to tree line was well tracked for the first two miles, after that snow got deeper and the tracks mostly stopped. Snow was mostly ankle deep except a short stretch (1/3rd mile) of calf-knee deep right below tree line. We did not bring snow shoes and I am honestly glad we didn't as the added weight wouldn't have been worth the benefit of having them for that short distance. Once at/above timberline the mostly south facing route to UN 13,811 was pretty well melted out and a dry route could be had to the summit. The traverse from 13811-13832 had unavoidable snow in spots mostly on east aspects, but the snow was soft and I did not feel the need to use traction or my axe. On the way back to the trail we skirted the bump in the ridge between 13ers on a dry and cairned trail, then contoured around the basin on the SW side of 13,811 to avoid as much extra elevation gain as possible. Overall distance was ~13 miles and 5,700 ft of gain. Once below tree line we followed our now slightly refrozen and punchy trench back out, for what felt like twice as long as the approach (doesn't it always). Weather conditions were perfect and the views are spectacular from both summits. 
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Route: Combo: 13,832 + 13,811
Posted On: 2020-11-05, By: CaptCO
Info: Redcloud UNs deserve a name. It's good, no registers. Stick to ridge after first un. Pup friendly 
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Route: Combo: 13,832 + 13,811
Posted On: 2020-10-04, By: denvermikey
Info: Summer conditions. Excellent trail. Aspen at tail end of peak time. 
Route: Combo: 13,832 + 13,811
Posted On: 2020-06-30, By: thebeave7
Info: Ran from the Silver Creek trailhead. Trail is completely snow free and in good shape all the way to the saddle. There's a nice climbers trail that follows the right side (outbound) all the way to the peaks. Not a soul out there. 
Route: Combo: 13,832 + 13,811
Posted On: 2020-06-27, By: brauda02
Info: Route is 100% dry. The traverse from Redcloud saddle looks a lot harder than it is. A good use trail goes all the way to the summit cone. Climb a steep grass/rock slope to the top. 
Route: Combo: 13,832 + 13,811
Posted On: 2019-11-18, By: Randy1983
Info: Perfect day in the San Juan's. I took my crampons but never used them. No traction needed. Looked like quite a bit had melted since the last report. Solid dry hiking nearly the whole way. No real need for gaiters either, but I used mine for added warmth in the early AM. Started at 4am from the Williams Creek TH. Moved pretty slow and took in the views. Made 832 around 12pm and back to the car around 3:30pm. Met Keith from Denver up there, but we didn't see anyone else nor anyone on Redcloud and Sunshine. 
Route: Combo: 13,832 + 13,811
Posted On: 2019-11-12, By: supranihilest
Info: The Point 13,832-Point 13,811 combo is mostly dry and in great conditions. The initial part of the traverse after the Redcloud/Point 13,832 saddle looks improbable but there's actually a good trail the entire way, and it's almost entirely dry, just a couple of feet of snow to cross. The remainder of the route up Point 13,832 is dry and easy. See the conditions report for Point 13,811 for details on the area between it and Point 13,832. I wore trail runners for the entire day and while my feet were wet it was warm enough to be OK; wear appropriate footwear for you and conditions. Carry microspikes or traction, you'll want them for any possible descent route. 
Route: Combo: 13,832 + 13,811
Posted On: 2019-09-03, By: 9patrickmurphy
Info: Good trail the whole way. Basically a walk-up, until you have to leave the trail for the 100-foot summit pitch. 
Route: Combo: 13,832 + 13,811
Posted On: 2019-08-21, By: dwoodward13
Info: Many slide paths up the Silver Creek Trail but no issues route finding in the dark. Actually make the trail better as it was easy to just walk up/down the snow. Route above treeline is dry. Trail is thin toward the end but no big deal. 
Route: Combo: 13,832 + 13,811
Posted On: 2019-07-11, By: Flyingfish
Info: Silver Creek trail is a mess with avalanche debris. About a third of the trail is buried under feet of snow and trees. Ascending out of the bowl to the start the ridge walk is also very swampy and snowy. There are a few snow fields along the way from 13832 to 13811 that are very sloppy but not more than 50 feet long. 
Route: Combo: 13,832 + 13,811
Posted On: 2019-07-04, By: WildWanderer
Info: From about a mile in until you make it to the basin is solid ice over the creek, mixed with avy debris. The ice is several feet thick. I didn't need traction on my way in at 3am or out at 9am, although it was warming up and may be necessary in the afternoon. Dry from saddle to summit. Summit register missing. 
Route: From 13,811
Posted On: 2019-05-25, By: WildWanderer
Info: Didn't attempt today due to conditions on 13,811, but here's what the ridge looks like between the peaks. 
Route: Combo: 13,832 + 13,811
Posted On: 2018-09-19, By: Bombay2Boulder
Info: Summit of 13,832 does not have any trail register. The trail register on 13,811 currently does not have any lid or pen in it. If someone wants to preserve it might want to put a lid on it or else I doubt it will survive past winter. 
Route: Combo: 13,832 + 13,811
Posted On: 2018-08-13, By: LetsGoMets
Info: Dry and great conditions. As stated in the dot com description, stay south and traverse east versus going north (or over) of the first major point on the ridge from Redcloud, a bit tricky to see the best way it goes when it's dark. 
Route: Combo: 13,832 + 13,811
Posted On: 2018-07-01, By: zdero1
Info: Totally dry 
Route: Combo: 13,832 + 13,811
Posted On: 2018-06-12, By: HikerGuy
Info: Summer conditions. I was surprised to find a good trail all the way to 13832. Must be all of those Fall gatherings! 
Route: Combo: 13,832 + 13,811
Posted On: 2017-09-04, By: KarenG
Info: We had done the Sunshine and Redcloud combo a couple days prior and decided to try something different for the 13ers in the area. We left one of our cars at the Wilson Creek TH the night before and camped at the Silver Creek TH. We knew it was a similar distance but hoped to save some elevation gain and see different scenery in the process. My GPS registered 13 miles and 4400' of elevation so it didn't save us as much as I had hoped. A few hundred feet of the elevation gain was on the lower part of the Wilson Creek trail where it goes up and down next to a stream to avoid beaver ponds. It did get us off the ridge sooner so if the weather is an issue it might be a better choice. The easiest way off 13811 is to go back west on the ridge for about a tenth of a mile and then head SSE on the grass. You will hit the Wilson Creek trail near N37 56.777 W107 22.491. 
Route: NW Ridge from Silver Creek
Posted On: 2016-05-14, By: mrickers
Info: Intermittent patches of snow until 11,600'. I was postholing at 6:30am down low and on the way out. Continuous snow starts at 11,600' until the 13,000' saddle with Redcloud. Dry on the ridge until you need to skirt around 13561. Pretty much snow from there to summit. Ice axe, micro spikes, and snow shoes were very useful. 

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