Most beatiful/picturesque hikes

FAQ and threads for those just starting to hike the Colorado 14ers.
User avatar
Posts: 84
Joined: 6/22/2005
14er Checklist (12)

Postby mtnhappy9756 » Fri May 18, 2007 8:07 pm

Most beautiful: I vote for Willow Lake. The trek up to the lake is amazingly beautiful, even on a cloudy day or during a rain storm. We got caught in a pretty bad hail/rain/lightning storm during our trip there last summer. The intense weather caused instant waterfalls to cascade off the cliffs. Fortunately, we were able to take shelter in our tents!



Smallest summit: Lincoln?
User avatar
Posts: 10
Joined: 5/17/2007
14er Checklist (45)

Postby mavaligore » Fri May 18, 2007 10:57 pm

elkheart22 wrote:Which of the summits has the smallest summit?

The Sunlight summit block is supposed to be the smallest. Of the peaks i've actually climbed, i'd say Wetterhorn has the smallest summit.
User avatar
Posts: 128
Joined: 5/22/2005
14er Checklist (16)

Postby mtnduck9 » Sat May 19, 2007 3:55 pm

Sneffels has a fairly small summit, also.
User avatar
Posts: 3085
Joined: 8/17/2006
14er Checklist (57)
14ers in Winter (4)
13er Checklist (29)

Postby MtHurd » Sat May 19, 2007 5:04 pm

Sangre de Cristo: Lindsey for the approach and Humbolt for the summit view. Honorable mention for approach and for summit views would be Kit Carson.

Sawatch: Harvard for the approach and Yale for the summit view. Holy Cross may well be the best for the approach but I haven't done it yet.

Return to “Just Starting? Info for 14er Beginners”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 9 guests