Peak(s):  Grays Peak  -  14,270 feet
Torreys Peak  -  14,267 feet
Post Date:  02/13/2011
Date Climbed:   02/12/2011
Posted By:  Kevin Baker

 Winter Beatdown on Grays & Torreys   

Twas a glorious day on Grays and Torreys despite the brutal winds up high!

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  • Comments or Questions

Sweet!     02/15/2011 03:04
Nice work, Kevin. Way to get it in style!

Some gorgeous photos, too.

Thanks for another great report!

Kevin Baker

Thanks     02/14/2011 20:48
Thanks for the comments, guys. This hike was actually on Sat, Brian. I think the winds were tougher on Sun! I was wondering if I was going to make it across the saddle, but thankfully it was short lived!


Hard Man     02/14/2011 16:16
Glad to see someone got something. I cowered after the wind forecasts changed and added the winds and headed down to Shelf Road. Congratulations on your well earned summits.


Nice work Kevin     02/14/2011 17:02
Glad you got these two summits and I really like the shot of Grays from the summit of Torreys!

Chicago Transplant

Way to perservere!     02/14/2011 17:46
Nice job Kevin, I was up there yesterday to climb Kelso Mtn. Windy indeed! The spindrift in the valley was quite brutal, but it was otherwise warm and sunny (on those rare few moments the wind stopped anyway ).


wow     02/14/2011 20:42
Hard to believe people actually made summits yesterday, nice work Kevin.

We were over on Fall river Rd, made an attempt at Eva. I love summits and ski descents, but the winds were comical. I don't even think Chuck Norris would've been a match for some of those gusts, we are grown men and all 3 of us were literally lifted from the earth, with skis on and tossed around like rag dolls.

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