Peak(s):  Grays Peak  -  14,270 feet
Torreys Peak  -  14,267 feet
Date Posted:  07/25/2009
Date Climbed:   07/11/2009
Author:  sdicenso
 Grays and Torreys Combo   

I have made this trip three times now. It was still pretty easy, except the snow field below the saddle was a little scary. I tripped on the way down, so have a pretty nice bruised knee. I can play ice hockey better than I can walk. LOL. I went up this time with many members of my 14er's Fellowship through Pulpit Rock Church in Colorado Springs. We had fun. Took us three hours to summit Grays (less for the first group). Then we caught up to the first group in the saddle and chit chatted for over half an hour. About an hour between Grays and Torreys, then a few hours down. Then onto Subway. The road from I-70 up to the trail head is really rutted out. I advise 4WD only with some decent clearance. Happy Trails!!
P.S. Nice weather, but not really much wildlife. The flowers were pretty, due to all the water up there. I took a pic of the pond then tripped not long after, so thanks to the people who helped me bandage my knee.



Thumbnails for uploaded photos (click to open slideshow):
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25


Comments or Questions

   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.




© 2021 14ers.com®, 14ers Inc.