Peak(s):  Red Pk B  -  13,189 feet
East Red - 12945
East East Red - 12885
Date Posted:  08/11/2015
Date Climbed:   08/09/2015
Author:  jbchalk
 Red Diamond Ridge   

Well, another Gore ridge run for those that like this kind of thing. It was a great day up on the Red Peak massif and felt good to get another special ridge run in again after a decent hiatus. If you decide to check it out, I hope you enjoy.

Cheers!
Brandon

Red Diamond Ridge

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Comments or Questions
Jay521

Your pics always make...
08/12/2015 08:06
... my palms sweat! Another VERY nice ridge run, Mr. Chalk! Red Peak is one of the few Gore peaks I’ve done (from Red Buffalo Pass). Maybe in my next life, I’ll be able to do the ridge... Or not...


dillonsarnelli

beast mode
08/12/2015 10:43
Brando, you forgot to include the pic I took of you from the other side of i70 buddy! Great you and J were able to get out and make it a good one! Sawyer’s gonna have all kinds of Gore beta when she starts checking these peaks and ridges off at age 4. Looking forward to Operation Eat Pizza and Hat Retrieval soon!


jbchalk

Jay & Dillon,
08/12/2015 10:37
Thanks for your comments, my men. Congrats on your Red Peak summit, Jay! Dillon, yes please do send me that pic – I’m sure I can pick us out Sawyer will indeed have her hands full in da Gore. Pizza & Hat – its a date!


blazintoes

Saving the best for last
08/12/2015 12:00
I’m ready to start seeing what this Gore range is all about...thank you for the excellent trip report.


SnowAlien

I still want to ski Red
08/12/2015 12:42
first. But maybe climb it later. Brandon, you always seem to be two steps ahead of the curve! Nice looking ridge, and not in the Sierras.


FireOnTheMountain

more obscure gore nonesense!
08/12/2015 13:35
way to go team! what a sweet looking ridge and that dihedral looks awfully yummy.

A bit of a digression because I’m glad you brought him up: I have been struggling with this as of late as his name appears EVERYWHERE! Is there only one super badass Briggs? i.e. the Jackson Hole native who skied the Grand 1st. I see his name come up on Boulder Flatiron stuff all the time too...


jbchalk

Thanks ladies & Abe...
08/13/2015 11:38
blazin’ Amy - you need to definitely check out some of the Gore. You won’t be disappointed.

Natalie - I’d like to ski it too, Natalie. We should set that up come Spring.

Abe - I know, man, absolutely nonsense! Now don’t hold me to it, but I believe this Bill Briggs is the ultrarunner Boulder speedster while the Teton Bill Briggs still lives up in JH.


SnowAlien

I forgot to mention
08/12/2015 13:52
that I did talk to Stan Wagon after we got sorta cliffed out thinking we were skiing Silver on Buffalo. We ended up in "Maximus Elvis" and I was trying to figure that part out Yeah, I believe that Bill Briggs made us look silly on Pagoda recently with his "bike to the TH and then free solo 5.6 ridge" in a fraction of time it took us. That sort of thing.


jbchalk

Very cool, Natalie
08/12/2015 14:15
Yep, some hardcore old timers we have round these parts. All very inspiring.


Zambo

I was waitin for this one!
08/16/2015 19:25
Glad to see that it was a good day out, boys. I am continually amazed at the new ridges and adventures you guys are able to do out in the Gores. We were staring at this one, thinking of you guys as you did – glad it turned into a good day. And yes, you may be getting a bit more conservative in the old age, but is that really such a bad thing?


jbchalk

Thanks, Zambo!
08/17/2015 08:28
I really didn’t even know you were on the Tenmile until Dillon texted me, so I glanced over your way a lot on the descent of Red’s south ridge. Appreciate the comment, buddy, and yes I do believe getting a bit more conservative in our old age is a good thing.



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