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 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!

Summitpost report



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  • Comments or Questions
Dancesatmoonrise


Sweet!     2011-02-14 20:04:17
Nice work, Kevin. Way to get it in style!

Some gorgeous photos, too.

Thanks for another great report!


Kevin Baker


Thanks     2011-02-14 13:48:02
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!


mountainmicah83


Hard Man     2011-02-14 09:16:18
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.


jduncan


Nice work Kevin     2011-02-14 10:02:13
Glad you got these two summits and I really like the shot of Grays from the summit of Torreys!


Chicago Transplant


Way to perservere!     2011-02-14 10:46:13
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 ).


lordhelmut


wow     2011-02-14 13:42:24
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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