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Best 13ers and routes

Colorado 13er questions, conditions, and other info should be posted here. Also includes topics related to 13er Trip Reports
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Re: Best 13ers and routes

Postby BrianWright » Thu Sep 19, 2013 7:56 am

I have to throw in a vote for Jagged Mountain. And add my plus one for these two beauties:

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Re: Best 13ers and routes

Postby benners » Thu Sep 19, 2013 8:18 am

Coxcomb is in my top 3 favorite 13er climbs to date, if not my single favorite. Solid, sustained class 3/4 chimney leading to a narrow summit ridge, a rap into a notch which you then top rope on the return (class 5), finished off by a long, fun rappel with great views of the Cimarrons, Wetterhorn, and Uncompahgre throughout. The entire outing encompasses a little bit of everything I find fun about summer hiking/climbing, and definitely meets your criteria for class 3, 4, and 5. A pic taken along the summit ridge (from our TR):


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Re: Best 13ers and routes

Postby seanmstewart » Thu Sep 19, 2013 9:18 am

That sounds incredible. Adding it to my list.

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Re: Best 13ers and routes

Postby Dukietown » Thu Sep 19, 2013 11:52 am

+1 for Coxcomb. By far my favorite climb to date.


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