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Peak(s):  Huron Peak  -  14,003 feet
Post Date:  08/26/2010
Date Climbed:   08/21/2010
Posted By:  gonzalj


 Huron - standard route   

It was a great hike starting with what seemed like a million switchbacks to get up to treeline and then have nice views of the summit and 3 apostles just above treeline. It was amazing how accurate Bill's report was about the somewhat steep grassy rise from about 12,200 to 13,500 before the last push to the summit. Also, great trailhead the entire way and not really having to deal with any scree or talus (versus Quandary or Bierstadt being different for example).


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  • Comments or Questions
eggersb

View of Taylor Resrvoir?     08/26/2010 20:35
The pictures are great. I was wondering if you were able to see Taylor Reservoir pretty clearly from the top. It would have been the Lake located mainly west (somewhat southwest) from the top?


gonzalj


Taylor Reservoir reply     08/26/2010 20:41
Yes, I was able to see Taylor Reservoir from the top.


huffy13


Nice report.     08/27/2010 03:32
Good shot of the apostles! I thought the views from Huron were quite great, but I wasn't really digging the size of the tiny summit. There were only about eight people while we were up there but I felt a little crowded.


Craig Cook


Beautiful!     05/13/2011 20:32
Thanks for dircting me over here to peek at this. Looks amazing!


gonzalj


Beautiful     05/14/2011 02:30
Thanks Craig. Definitely an awesome hike.



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