Peak(s):  Mt. Massive  -  14,421 feet
"North Massive" - 14,340 feet
"Massive Green" - 14,300 feet
"South Massive" - 14,132 feet
PT 14,169 - 14169
Date Posted:  08/08/2015
Modified:  07/25/2017
Date Climbed:   08/07/2015
Author:  alexhenes
 The Big One - Massive Mania   

Our plan was to hike Mt. Massive's ridge north to south.... the 'Massive Mania' route in Roach's 'Colorado's Fourteeners' book. The night before our hike we slept in our vehicles near the standard Mt. Massive Trailhead. In the morning we left one car at the Mt. Massive TH and drove to the Windsor Lake TH where our day started. Our route covered 14.8 miles, 5,300ft of elevation gain, 6,000ft of elevation loss and took roughly 10.5 hours. The route covered PT 14,169, North Massive, Massive Green, Mount Massive, South Massive and a handful of other spots over 14,000ft. Pictures and commentary from out day on Massive can be found at

The Big One - Massive Mania

A GPX file of our route can be downloaded from my peak log page.

My GPS Tracks on Google Maps (made from a .GPX file upload):




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