Peak(s):  Mt. Sherman  -  14,036 feet
Post Date:  08/24/2011
Date Climbed:   08/21/2011
Posted By:  divaMel

 Shermanator (complete with flag)  

Coming from Boulder/Denver - works best to get off at the Breckenridge exit. Meander south past Alma.

In Fairplay, you will be making a right. PS - STOP IN FAIRPLAY AND USE THE RESTROOMS! None at all near Sherman.

The road is torn up - be ready to do a bit of battle.

Not a lot to say about the hike. You start at 12,000'. So, coming from Boulder - you will still feel the altitude - but readily adapt.

There are a lot of mines on the trail - which makes it interesting.

There is a flag at the top! That was most amusing. All in all - it took about 3 hours.

Go America!

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  • Comments or Questions
Doctor No

Someone left a flag lying on the top of the peak?
08/25/2011 00:21
The first word that would come to my mind wouldn't be ”amusing”.

Did you bring it back down the mountain?


Someone left a flag lying on the top of the peak
08/25/2011 15:28
What word does first come to mind? And of course we didn't bring it down.

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