Peak(s):  Mt. Sherman  -  14,036 feet
Date Posted:  08/06/2017
Modified:  06/09/2021
Date Climbed:   08/05/2017
Author:  overthe59hill
 Mt. Sherman - my 4th   

START: 11:10 am
SUMMIT: 1:10 pm
DESCEND: 1:45 pm
FINISH: 3:05 pm
TOTAL TIME: 4 hours, 5 minutes
TOTAL HIKE: 3 hours 20 minutes

I started late, but found plenty of room to park with several other pickups and SUV's past the open gate, and that cut my round trip hike down to 4.22 miles (per MapMyWalk, the app I use on my smart phone).

I filled my lungs nicely at breathing stops by turning to face the wind along the ridge. I had to get my gloves and stocking cap out along that stretch because it was chilly.

When I reached the summit, I looked around with several other hikers for an elevation marker, but we were not able to locate one. I thought all 14'ers had them. This was my fourth 14'er. I have also hiked up Gray's, Bierstadt, and Quandary.

There was very light sprinkling on the way down, but it was hardly noticeable. I saw a couple of marmots near the mines. They didn't seem disturbed by me, but I was alone, since it was about 3pm and most hikers were long gone by then.



Thumbnails for uploaded photos (click to open slideshow):
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10


Comments or Questions
fepic1

These Peaks are addicting!!!
08/06/2017 20:54
Good job. Grab some more


Jay521

What fepic1 said...
08/07/2017 12:43
... they are addicting. Nice job getting #5.



   Not registered? Click Here


Caution: The information contained in this report may not be accurate and should not be the only resource used in preparation for your climb. Failure to have the necessary experience, physical conditioning, supplies or equipment can result in injury or death. 14ers.com and the author(s) of this report provide no warranties, either express or implied, that the information provided is accurate or reliable. By using the information provided, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless 14ers.com and the report author(s) with respect to any claims and demands against them, including any attorney fees and expenses. Please read the 14ers.com Safety and Disclaimer pages for more information.




© 2021 14ers.com®, 14ers Inc.