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 Peak(s):  Grays Peak  -  14,270 feet
Torreys Peak  -  14,267 feet
 Post Date:  06/05/2010
 Date Climbed:   06/01/2010
 Posted By:  hikerdawg

 Grays/Torreys Combo-Standard   

Came up from Tampa, Fl for Boulder Boulder and maybe a few 14ers. Decided on Grays/Torreys for my first due to the location and trip reports from here. Made it to summer trail head in small 2WD rental car. It was a little bumpy but doable. Stayed in Frisco the night before and started the hike at 7:00am. One of the first views of the 2 peaks. Image As you can see, beautiful sunny day, snow still on upper third of hike. Hiking boots only, no snowshoes. Followed up other tracks in snow to saddle, didn't see the trail until the decent, which I didn't take since I was heading over to Torreys. From atop Grays. Image Torreys from Grays. Image Torreys summit. Image
Mountain goat watching from above. Image

First 2 14ers, perfect day for hiking. Hit Grays summit at 10:00, Torreys right before 11:00 and back to car by 1:30. Did Quandary next day, will post quick report on it also.



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  • Comments or Questions
EatinHardtack


Congrats     2010-06-05 21:26:29
I think I met you as you were going up. I had climbed dead dog that morning and I was from Georgia as well, same climber? Congrats on your first two, they get addicting.


hikerdawg


Sweetwater     2010-06-06 12:10:40
Hey man, same Ga guy. It was good seeing the stickers all over your car. Thanks for the helpful words.



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