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 Peak(s):  Grizzly Pk A  -  13,988 feet
Garfield Pk A  -  13,780 feet
 Post Date:  07/01/2008
 Date Climbed:   06/28/2008
 Posted By:  piper14er

 A bear of a Tour de Grizzly   

Grizzly Tour
8 miles
3300 feet


Having had a busy June and having done Ouray
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Hope and Quail with Derek (Furthermore)(no pics)

The Lackawanna Tour (Lackawanna and Point 13660)
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Wetterhorn
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they were not the usual epic adventure/ski descent that really warranted a trip report. All fine hikes though. But on the Grizzly Tour there would be something of interest to post.

Started below the gate on the McNasser Gulch Trailhead. A fine warm and sunny day. Hiking up at the road junction at 11,880 and just below the mine

looking up at Grizzly
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I looked off to my right about 300 + yards away and about 100 feet higher - walking parallel to me was

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Quickly put the dogs on their leashes and headed up the hill to keep an eye on the guy. That was the last I did see the bear but it seemed appropriate to see a bear on Grizzly Peak. The rest of the climb included some steep parts with and without snow. Then the traverse around to Garfield, a talus slide and glissade down to the basin.

Grizzly and Rock Dogs
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Garfield
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Portion of traverse to Garfield
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Point 13740 and saddle down to basin
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The end.



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