Peak(s):  Ogalalla Pk  -  13,138 feet
Date Posted:  10/10/2020
Date Climbed:   10/10/2020
Author:  jasayrevt
 RMNP Ranked 13er Finishing Jaunt  

Goals: Ogalalla Pk (13,138')

Date: October 10th, 2020

Trailhead: Wild Basin

Approach Selected: Bluebird Lake

Participants: Jason Sayre, CPA (VA), MACIS, Jeff Walters

Approximate Route Specs:

Distance: 20 miles

Elevation Gain: 5,200'

Class: 2+, Easy 3

It qualifies as quite an excellent way of climbing a remote park mountain via my indicated rejuvenating, relaxing line. I highly recommend our chosen path. Its North Slopes test your mental fortitude when descending, also. Understand health-minded city-side training does certainly assist with completing the hike. I attained another Colorado ambition today. Which, left me fulfilled.

I never utilize, or rely upon, GPS. I contently, humbly made progress towards another goal again by further dwindling remaining un-climbed Ranked Front Range 13er peaks, too.

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Sunrise at elevation
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Pipit Lake
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Wow
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Ascending
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Perfect
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Junco Lake
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12,716'
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Cool
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Majestic
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Strolling
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Getting close
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Elk Tooth
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Top
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Canister!
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Register!
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Cony Lake
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Summit!
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Plus, Jeff!
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Soothing tundra
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Isolation, Mahana, etc.
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Slight scrambling
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Ridge
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Lark Pond
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Ouzel
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Descending
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Bluebird Lake
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Stunning
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Yellow
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Fall Foliage
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Waterfall

Please continue enjoying that Alpine Country mecca when you can. Hike safely. We truly are fortunate here. I will keep writing Beta and Trip Reports for others utilization, too.

Thank you kindly, folks




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 Comments or Questions
ltlFish99
Excellent report
10/10/2020 17:25
Great report with wonderful photographs. One of the few things I miss about Denver is being so close to RMNP.


Mtnman200

Nice photos
10/10/2020 17:35
Photos 3 and 29 are my favorites. I like the way you just let the photos tell the story.


jasayrevt

Much Appreciated, friends
10/10/2020 17:38
Absolutely incredible place. Lots more ahead


nyker

Nice!
10/10/2020 22:03
Good to see you gettin' after em Jason!


jasayrevt

Excellent
10/11/2020 08:06
Very nice. Glad you remarked, Rob. Special, unforgettable trips

Staying motivated


CaptCO

Congratulations
10/11/2020 09:34
Great write up. I‘d love to do some snowshoeing/snow climbing in RMNP next season how is it?


jasayrevt

Wonderful
10/11/2020 13:39
Happy about reaching this aforementioned aspiration. Safe throughout. Zero turnarounds.

Positive words. Favorite recreational location amongst many



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