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Aug 31 2020
ShatteredArm
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38 male
 Joined Nov 30 2015
 Phoenix, AZ
Mount Elbert NE Ridge - Standard RouteSouth Central, CO
South Central, CO
Hiking avatar Aug 31 2020
ShatteredArm
Hiking9.80 Miles 4,313 AEG
Hiking9.80 Miles   3 Hrs   48 Mns   2.65 mph
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Started at 6:15am... mostly because I was worried about parking, but there was still plenty of space. Passed about 50 people on the way up. The key to making good time is to not take breaks. 2:22 up.

Spent 10 minutes at the summit, then I started to notice how cold and windy it is up there. Jogged a lot of the way down.

Overall, not my favorite 14er, probably on the easier side as far as that goes.
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42 male
 Joined Oct 01 2005
 Queen Creek, AZ
Mount Elbert NE Ridge - Standard RouteSouth Central, CO
South Central, CO
Hiking avatar Sep 17 2018
adv_trev
Hiking9.00 Miles 4,700 AEG
Hiking9.00 Miles   7 Hrs      1.35 mph
4,700 ft AEG      20 Mns Break10 LBS Pack
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I'm glad I made it up to the top of Elbert. Somewhere after 12,000 ft I skirted get elevation sickness. I tried drinking more water and as soon as I got to the top I ran out.🤦‍♂️ There is no water to be had on that trail except for the very beginning, but I made it back just fine. Who is an amazing hike with beautiful scenery and lots of pikas playing around.
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Sep 08 2018
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 Fountain Hills,
Mount Elbert NE Ridge - Standard RouteSouth Central, CO
South Central, CO
Hiking avatar Sep 08 2018
DixieFlyer
Hiking9.30 Miles 4,500 AEG
Hiking9.30 Miles   7 Hrs   14 Mns   1.83 mph
4,500 ft AEG   2 Hrs   9 Mns Break
 
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Being how Mount Elbert is the 2nd highest peak in the continental US, it seemed to be a good choice for our last 14er of the week. The trail was better than the other 3 14ers that we did during the week, but the distance, elevation gain, and altitude made it the toughest hike of the week. That said, this hike is supposed to be one of the least difficult 14ers, and that is probably true.

We got to the TH at 6AM, which was 30 minutes before sunrise, and the parking lot was almost full. By the time we got started on the hike, there was enough light to see, so my headlamp was not necessary.

The TH was at just over 10,000', and we hiked through a forest of trees until we got to the treeline at about 11,850'. So until that point, there wasn't much in the way of views. The views were really nice beyond that point, and were awesome at the summit. The trail was pretty steep after the first 1.5 miles or so -- I think that you gain about 3,900' in altitude over a little over 3 miles.

On the way back down we took a break at the treeline and saw some gray jays -- that was the only wildlife that we saw on the hike.
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Jul 20 2018
Pivo
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65 male
 Joined Mar 01 2009
 Tucson, AZ
Mount Elbert NE Ridge - Standard RouteSouth Central, CO
South Central, CO
Hiking avatar Jul 20 2018
Pivo
Hiking9.00 Miles 4,700 AEG
Hiking9.00 Miles   7 Hrs   41 Mns   1.58 mph
4,700 ft AEG   2 Hrs    Break20 LBS Pack
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Morning hike with my daughter, Buddy and Joseph. We left Minturn at 0400 and were at the TH at 0530 for a 0545 start. Nice 39 degree temps at the start, so glad I wore a wool base layer.
Lots of traffic at the start, church groups, schools, and campers in the nearby campgrounds. Just a note there is only water at the stream near the trailhead. I stayed with Libby and Buddy until I got to the tree line, it was windy and I was getting cold so Joseph and I continued until the summit.

Joseph and I took advantage of this an had a nice summit naps.

He was by far the smallest Mountain Dog on trail today, is sleeping soundly now.

Side trip into Leadville for lunch at the Tennessee Pass; they’re Dog Friendly. We also stopped at Melanzana to shop.
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LindaAnn
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41 female
 Joined Dec 24 2007
 Ahwatukee, AZ
Mount Elbert NE Ridge - Standard RouteSouth Central, CO
South Central, CO
Hiking avatar Jul 15 2016
LindaAnn
Hiking9.58 Miles 4,483 AEG
Hiking9.58 Miles   6 Hrs   40 Mns   1.76 mph
4,483 ft AEG   1 Hour   13 Mns Break
 
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I had originally planned to hike Mt. Elbert in July of last year, but a variety of circumstances prevented that from happening; so, for the last year, I've been letting everyone know that it was happening this July, no matter what. After keeping a close eye on the weather forecast, I saw a stretch of good days that fit my schedule, booked a hotel for three nights, and drove up to Leadville on Thursday.

I got to the trailhead just before 5:30am and got started. The parking lot was already over half full, and everyone getting ready to start was in a great mood. The weather was beautiful--long sleeve shirt was plenty warm enough. On the way up, I was aiming for slow and steady, no thoughts of my speed. Even though I felt like I was moving very slow, I was actually passing far more people than were passing me.

Walking through the trees was okay, but my preference is actually more open trail, partly because I like the views and partly because I like to be able to see my progress. Once above the treeline, I was far happier, taking lots of pictures along the way. The people on the trail were quite entertaining, including one girl who was carrying her cat to the top in a mesh pet carrier. I ended up walking the last mile or so to the top with a very nice couple from Longmont. We were going the same pace, and had a pleasant conversation along the way.

Once at the top, I had a snack, took lots of pics, updated instagram, then headed back down. The hike back down was pretty easy, although it was murder on my right knee. I wore my lighter brace, which was a mistake. It was funny to see the difference in moods between the people headed back down vs those headed up. Great day for my first 14er!
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Jul 30 2015
DallinW
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29 male
 Joined Feb 26 2015
 Gilbert AZ
Mount Elbert NE Ridge - Standard RouteSouth Central, CO
South Central, CO
Hiking avatar Jul 30 2015
DallinW
Hiking9.00 Miles 4,700 AEG
Hiking9.00 Miles   5 Hrs   44 Mns   1.91 mph
4,700 ft AEG   1 Hour   1 Min Break
 
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I couldn't leave Colorado without trying one of its 14ers! We thought we might as well do Elbert because it's the tallest (let the state highpoint bagging begin! :) ) and relatively "easy" (read: less technical) compared to other 14ers. That said, it still took a little bit of willpower to get to the top.

We started out around 8:00 AM, a little later than I would have liked, but the weather said it was going to be pretty clear the entire day, so we decided some extra sleep was a better idea. Plus, Leadville is freak'n cold in the morning, even in July.

Funny side story. I saw my first black bear! After nearly 3 weeks of being in the backcountry of Colorado, I saw my first black bear right outside our room at the Super 8 Hotel in Leadville, go figure. :) He high tailed it as soon as I opened the window to take a picture (we were on the 3rd floor).

Not a whole lot to say about this trip, put simply its exhausting going up and hurts coming down. We felt like we made pretty good time because after a ~30 minute break on the summit we past several groups of people just about to reach the summit on the way back down that we had passed on the way up.

It may be one of the easier 14ers, but it definitely wasn't an easy hike. Around 13,500 ft it becomes a crawl to get up the mountain because it feels like there is no air. There was one particularly steep section (relative to what I've hiked before) where the trail gains a considerable amount of elevation in a short distance up to the first false summit.

This was my first 14er :y: , but definitely not my last! :)
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Jun 27 2015
toddak
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56 male
 Joined Nov 15 2005
 Puhoynix, AZ
Mount Elbert NE Ridge - Standard RouteSouth Central, CO
South Central, CO
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toddak
Hiking9.00 Miles 4,700 AEG
Hiking9.00 Miles   6 Hrs      1.50 mph
4,700 ft AEG
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Hard to pick a hike when you've only got one day, but Elbert makes for a fine intro to the clean, thin air of Colorado.
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Jul 15 2014
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 Joined Apr 30 2008
 Tucson, AZ
Mount Elbert NE Ridge - Standard RouteSouth Central, CO
South Central, CO
Hiking avatar Jul 15 2014
azdesertfather
Hiking9.67 Miles 4,484 AEG
Hiking9.67 Miles   5 Hrs   21 Mns   2.23 mph
4,484 ft AEG   1 Hour   1 Min Break
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This hike has been on my bucket list for a long time; can't tell you how good it feels to have done it!

Started at 5:45, after camping out about a half mile from the trailhead in the woods. A thunderstorm woke me up and started to flood into my tent at 2am, so I was determined to get started and back under the treeline as early in the day as possible. Passed the treeline around 11,600 feet, and I have to say, that first glimpse when I came out of the trees made me gasp. The beauty literally took my breath away!

Shortly after that, I noticed when my altimeter said I had passed 12,600, which was my highest climb in the past. Wasn't sure how I would do with elevation, having never been higher than my Humphreys hikes before, but I did great. I actually felt like I had a better and stronger lung capacity afterward! Never felt the least problem.

Made it to the top in just under 3 hours. Based on those coming down, I was probably the 10th or 11th up, but there were lots behind me (I counted about 100 on my descent). While there was snow on the trail, this really was a perfect time to hike it, it was only slight. None was actually on the trail itself until a little spot near the summit. Spent nearly a half hour on the summit, soaking it in, before heading down just after 9am. Down in less than 2 hours, at 11am.

Weather was so perfect, my body really didn't need water. I hauled up 4 liters but only drank a half liter the whole trip.
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Jun 07 2014
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 Joined Dec 30 2007
 Avondale,Az
Mount Elbert South TrailSouth Central, CO
South Central, CO
Hiking avatar Jun 07 2014
Stoic
Hiking8.57 Miles 4,060 AEG
Hiking8.57 Miles   7 Hrs   20 Mns   1.35 mph
4,060 ft AEG   1 Hour    Break30 LBS Pack
 
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Mount Elbert South Trail

Weather was perfect for this hike. Very little wind at the top. It was hard to follow the trail, with all the snow. rvcarter route helped me stay close to the actual trail. I did carry a heavier pack than normal. I didnt have the best breakfast, so I packed a small grill for a nice lunch at the top.
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Jun 09 2013
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Mt. Elbert, CO 
Mt. Elbert, CO
 
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Hiking9.53 Miles 4,462 AEG
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Sep 09 2011
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 Joined Apr 25 2005
 Phoenix, AZ
Mount Elbert NE Ridge - Standard RouteSouth Central, CO
South Central, CO
Hiking avatar Sep 09 2011
zonagoph
Hiking9.00 Miles 4,700 AEG
Hiking9.00 Miles   7 Hrs   41 Mns   1.17 mph
4,700 ft AEG20 LBS Pack
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Toughest hike I've ever done- but such an amazing experience I want to go back next year. Struggled with altitude, and didn't follow my hike plan, so summiting was tough, but I did it. Meandered easily with little elevation gain in first 30 minutes, then got very steep in the forested portion. Climb didn't let up at tree line, but trail was clear and footing was solid despite some light snow on the ground. From 13,800 on, really tough, had to set step goals and then rest. Very discouraging for a while, but just kept plugging away. Views at the top AMAZING! Highly recommended for all, but not for the faint of heart, nor hiking to get in shape- you need to be ready for this one.
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Jul 22 2011
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 Joined Mar 01 2010
 Phoenix, AZ
Mount Elbert NE Ridge - Standard RouteSouth Central, CO
South Central, CO
Hiking avatar Jul 22 2011
juliachaos
Hiking9.00 Miles 4,700 AEG
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Around 15 years ago, I'd attempted this route from the south trailhead, but never even made it past treeline. I'd ended up lost, alone, dehydrated, and with no interest in ever coming back. But for some reason this year, it just seemed right to attempt it once again, with the willpower and knowledge to do it right and summit.

Unfortunately, only one of those things happened.

Ben joined me yet again for this challenging hike. The trip started out okay... the weather was predicted to be gorgeous all day. We got a late start around 9 am but decided not to rush it. I grabbed my hiking poles, so as not to stress out my hamstring on the way up or down. I've been having issues with it off and on, and was excited that all trip long it hadn't caused me any trouble. We packed up everything we needed and were soon headed up the soft path. It was basically a long, steep walk. The comparison to Humphrey's is right on, just somewhat longer and higher. The elevation really came into play, despite the fact that I'd been in Colorado for nearly a week at this point. Everything below treeline is beautiful, and the shade is perfect. We took a break right before pushing through the trees for the last time, and then stepped out and within views of a constant false summit. It was pretty exciting being up so high and knowing that Colorado's tallest was within reach. We slowly worked our ways up the slippery scree-filled path, passing through soothing green landscapes and long snow patches. There was a big black lab mix near us on the trail at times, and he was having the grandest of days wallowing through the snow, rolling through it on his back, and jumping all over it. It was impossible not to smile and laugh at his enjoyment. We took a lot of breaks, but somehow pushed ourselves up onto the summit sometime after noon. The views are wonderful, and the wind is ferocious. We talked with a couple people at the top, and met a few fellow Iowans, which was neat. Grabbed a quick lunch and perused the interesting little log box, filled with the most random of supplies. We signed our names, took some pictures, and then started our journey back down.

I was pretty tired from the lack of oxygen, as it turned out. I've never taken so many breaks coming down a mountain. We filled up on electrolytes, water, and Reese's Pieces and slowly worked our ways down again. The trail above treeline is pretty steep and scree-covered, so I was using my poles for added support. Unfortunately, my feet somehow got ahead of myself, and I slipped and fell, pulling a quad. I got up, brushed it off, stretched a little, and then started walking again, this time slower. I went a few more steps, and then put my foot on a rounded log that was built into the trail as a step. The scree on the polished log took my foot right out from under me, and I fell, taking my right knee into an awkward position. I felt two pops in my right thigh and then searing pain. I sat there, my feet splayed across the trail, unable to move through the pain, fearful of what it might mean. I knew I'd just torn my right quads, but didn't know how badly. I felt sick. Ben picked me up and moved me onto a rock to better assess the situation. He'd thought I'd just blown out my knee and was relieved to find out that wasn't the case. I took some ibuprofen and Tylenol, and then wrapped my thigh up with a roll of athletic tape from my bag. We waited for a while, making a plan of how to get out. I started feeling better, so extended my poles for better stability, and began inching my way back down the mountain. We had over three miles and 3000 feet of elevation to descend. It was going to be a long trip down.

It was painful to walk, but I eventually found a method that seemed to work pretty well. We were overjoyed when we finally hit treeline again, as the dirt there is much softer and less likely to move out from under me. Except that somehow, that's exactly what it did. I slipped yet again, and pulled my left quad. Oh Murphy.. thanks for the extra challenge! Eventually the trail evened out a bit more. It was a lot easier to walk on flat ground, so I was thankful. We made it back to the car around 5pm, then hightailed back to Dillon to get the RICE process started.

I was glad that I did finally get to the top of this one. Just a bit unfortunate that I have yet another hiking injury that's putting me out a few more weeks. But at least it was basically on the last day I was there, so it wasn't too much of a loss as far as the vacation was concerned. And it was even better having a level-headed pharmacist hiking buddy along who could take care of the situation while my brain was clouded by the sudden turn of events. One thing I know, though... I'm totally retiring these pumpkin shoes. :sweat: Next year, I will do these fourteeners right!
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Jul 05 2011
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49 male
 Joined Mar 13 2011
 Gilbert, Az
Mount Elbert NE Ridge - Standard RouteSouth Central, CO
South Central, CO
Hiking avatar Jul 05 2011
baggins4t
Hiking9.00 Miles 4,700 AEG
Hiking9.00 Miles   6 Hrs   30 Mns   1.38 mph
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What gorgeous country!! I've always said that I never want to move from Az. and after this trip, who knows :0) I did Humphrey's Peak in Flagstaff a couple weeks before and had a tough time so I wasn't sure what to expect from this hike. I prepared much better for this one (i.e. actually going to sleep the night before) and made sure I was hydrated. I also went up the day before to get a little acclimated to the altitude. Because it was a quick trip, I just brought a couple sleeping bags and pillows and just slept out near the river that is close to the trail. I can't remember a better night's sleep out "camping".

Got a 6:00 start and there were about 10 other cars in the parking lot. In all, I think I ran into 30 or so other hikers the whole day. The trail was very well marked and the views were the best I've seen. Mt. Massive to the N. was also very impressive captured my attention the whole day. It was quite a thrill to work up the mountain and notice late in the climb that I was climbing above it's peak.

I was very surprised to see some very large spiders up that high as well as some beautiful ground flowers. There was a medium sized bird that was up over 13,000 feet that I thought was brillant :) I can't imagine any coyotes coming up that high after him and he was making quite a living on the easy pickins of bugs and spiders. You could tell that he was used to seeing us strange folks with boots and poles. Smart darn bird :0)

This was my first 14'er and left me wanting more! I spoke with a more "mature" group on the way down and remember telling them, "What a privilege to be be able to stand on top of this mountain." It was one of those times where you hear your own words after they come out of your mouth. My memory of Mt. Elbert will be just that.... What a privilege it was to climb. Can't wait to visit Co. again soon. I think I'll bring my fly rod next time to take advantage of the streams/rivers.
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 Tucson, AZ
Mount Elbert NE Ridge - Standard RouteSouth Central, CO
South Central, CO
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Hiking9.00 Miles 4,700 AEG
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 Joined Feb 26 2008
 Scottsdale, AZ
Mount Elbert NE Ridge - Standard RouteSouth Central, CO
South Central, CO
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BobP
Hiking9.00 Miles 4,700 AEG
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This was my 3rd of 4 14ers in 4 days. What a great day! The weather was great, and the company on the summit was fun. There were a couple of guys that were cleaning a rock that was filled with grafitti. One of the guys was removing his own name. I agree with JHODLOF that this is alot like Humphreys except with more elevation gain.
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Aug 04 2008
Jim_H
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 Joined Sep 08 2006
 Marana, AZ
Mount Elbert NE Ridge - Standard RouteSouth Central, CO
South Central, CO
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Jim_H
Hiking9.00 Miles 4,700 AEG
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First some stats: Mount Elbert is the 2nd highest point in the lower 48 after Mount Whitney, the highest point in the Rockies, and the highest in Colorado. Its summit it listed at 14,433' or sometimes 14,440'. What is 7 feet between friends? Trailhead elevation is 10,040', so its much easier than Whitney in California.

I did Elbert last July for the first time and it was great. It was my first 14er and I assume I'll always remember my exhilaration of reaching the summit. Sadly, this year it felt more like a chore than a pleasure, but it was still a good hike. I wanted to do it this year so I could say I did in case I end up at sea level some time in the rest of the year. I'm odd like that.

The Elbert trail starts at just over 10k' and follows the Colorado trail for a mile or so. It then breaks off to the right at a fork and climbs up to treeline very steeply. Its steep the rest of the way threw the nearly 3000' of tundra that you hike in for about 3 miles. Great views of Mt Massive to the north (second highest in CO @ 14,421') and lots of people from Kansas can be spotted on this hike( notice their bright yellow plumage). Overall, it reminds me a lot of Humphrey except its 1800' higher. Descent was quick for me as a storm was forming/ approaching. I timed my hike perfectly, as I was dry the whole way, and was then chased by rain on the way back to Leadville. Once in Leadville, hail and rain pounded the town. Perfect timing.
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Jul 06 2007
Jim_H
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 Marana, AZ
Mount Elbert NE Ridge - Standard RouteSouth Central, CO
South Central, CO
Hiking avatar Jul 06 2007
Jim_H
Hiking9.00 Miles 4,700 AEG
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I used the Standard North Trailhead which is off of the road that comes in from Leadville, CO. The trail starts out by using the Colorado trail, but then breaks of at about 11,000' to head up to Mount Elbert. A significant portion of this hike was spent in the tundra, which was really cool with all the flowers blooming and those furry little marmots. This is a really easy hike for being so high at the summit of 14,433'.
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