Peak(s):  Adams A, Mt  -  13,931 feet
PT 13,153  -  13,153 feet
PT 13,580 A  -  13,580 feet
Date Posted:  06/19/2014
Modified:  05/20/2015
Date Climbed:   06/14/2014
Author:  dillonsarnelli
Additional Members:   benners, lordhelmut
 Kicking off the Summer in the Sangres: Mount Adams  

Kicking off the Summer in the Sangres: Mount Adams

Peaks: UN 13,153, Mount Adams A (13,931'), UN 13,580 A
Date: June 14, 2014
Trailhead: South Crestone
Distance: 10.7 miles
Elevation Gain: 6,064 ft.
Participants: Ben Conners, Brian Miller, Dillon Sarnelli

With my snowshoes on Craigslist and Ben and Brian's skies packed away for the season, it was finally time to dust off the trail shoes, strap on our 8 lb. packs, and kick off the unofficial start to the summer of 2014. The Sangres were an easy choice with the amount of snow still lingering around the rest of Colorado, and Adams and it's surrounding 13ers were more than a worthy objective. Keep reading...

Kicking off the Summer in the Sangres: Mount Adams


Kicking off the Summer in the Sangres: Mount Adams



 Comments or Questions
boudreaux

Mosquitos...
06/20/2014 14:02
are the worst I have ever seen if you wander into S. Crestone Creek after descending Adams! Running for your life is the only thing that will save you! Beautiful lake there too! Very nice traverse from 13,580 to Adams!


Cookiehiker

Great Report!
06/24/2014 01:15
Another wonderful read, Dillon! Nice work and beautiful pics!


dillonsarnelli

thanks!
06/24/2014 20:49
Boudreaux - sure is a beautiful lake! Nice little spot tucked away back there. Maybe the mosquito keeps the gaper away? Thanks for the comment!

Noel - great to hear from you! thanks for reading. Can you believe our Chi Basin trip was almost a year ago?!?! Hope you are doing great!



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