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Roach's "Colorado Classic Peaks"

Information on peaks other than the CO 14ers and 13ers.

Re: Roach's "Colorado Classic Peaks"

Postby gonzalj » Thu Sep 08, 2011 4:10 pm

Ah, happy birthday Gerry!!!

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Re: Roach's "Colorado Classic Peaks"

Postby MoonNerd » Thu Sep 08, 2011 6:21 pm

Thanks for all the replies! This has been very helpful. So if you had to pick the top 5 "Must Do" hikes on this list, what would your favorites be?

Anvil Mountain in the San Juans (12,537’)
Mount Baldy in the Elk Range (12,805’)
Belleview Mountain in the Elk Range (13,233’)
Chair Mountain in the Elk Range (12,721’)
Cinnamon Mountain B in the Elk Range (12,293’)
Keller Mountain in the Gore Range (13,085’)
North Anvil” in the San Juans (12,296’)
“Outpost Peak” in the Gore Range (12,362’)
“Peak L” in the Gore Range (13,213’)
Point 13,212 in the Sawatch Range (13,212’)
Point 12,220 B in the Front Range’s Rawahs (12,220’)
Precarious Peak in the Elk Range (13,380’)
Purple Mountain in the Elk Range (12,958’)
Peaks “R” and “S” in the Gore Range (12,995’ & 12,857’)
Mount Ridgway in the San Juans (13,468’)
“Siberia Peak” in the Elk Range (13,420’)
Snowmass Mountain in the Elk Range (14,092’)
Teocalli Mountain in the Elk Range (13,208’)

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Re: Roach's "Colorado Classic Peaks"

Postby DaveLanders » Fri Sep 09, 2011 8:34 pm

I haven't climbed anywhere near all of that list, but I can definitely recommend Belleview, "Peak L", Precarious,
"Siberia Peak", Snowmass, and Teocalli.

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Re: Roach's "Colorado Classic Peaks"

Postby jibler » Thu Oct 20, 2011 2:18 pm

All I know is that I've done Keller!

One "classic" under my belt baby...
"I'm too drunk to taste this chicken", Colonel Sanders

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Re: Roach's "Colorado Classic Peaks"

Postby winglady » Sat Oct 22, 2011 7:34 am

Gerry happily admits that he will climb various peaks, then declare them to be a "list" and note that he was the first to complete that newly-invented list.

That being said, his climbing achievements over the past 50 years (or more) are significant, so if he wants to make up his own lists, so be it!
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