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Peak(s):  Silverheels, Mt  -  13,822 feet
Post Date:  03/30/2014
Modified:  04/23/2015
Date Climbed:   03/23/2014
Posted By:  dillonsarnelli
Additional Members:   lordhelmut, jbchalk, benners

 Sunday on Silverheels - East Ridge   

Sunday on Silverheels

Peak: Mount Silverheels (13,822')
Date: March 23, 2014
Trailhead: County Road 50
Approach: East Slopes
Participants: Ben Conners, Brandon Chalk, Brian Miller, Mike Santoro, Dillon Sarnelli

Mount Silverheels, elevation 13,822 feet, is the 96th highest peak in the state of Colorado. It sits just east of Mount Bross and Mount Lincoln between Fairplay and Breckenridge. The mountain itself is massive, covering approximately 3 square miles, with its closest 13,000 ft. neighbor being Hoosier Ridge over 3 miles away to the north. With its gradual slopes, the peak is an excellent choice for a winter trek and is most often accessed from the north and west from Hoosier Pass/Route 9 and from the south via Fairplay. However, with most of this crew having previously hiked, climbed and/or skied it (everyone other than myself), we were looking to change it up and the idea of a long early spring approach from the east was born. Keep reading…

Sunday on Silverheels




Sunday on Silverheels



  • Comments or Questions
moneymike


I did enjoy it     2014-03-30 09:36:31
Thanks for sharing.


dillonsarnelli


Thanks Mike     2014-03-30 21:09:45
You bet. It looks like you're having quite a winter! Glad you enjoyed it man.



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