Browns Peak  
Condition Updates  
Route: Lulu Gulch 13er Loop
Posted On: 2022-07-05, By: Trotter
Info: Summer Conditions. Lulu Jeep Gulch road is NOT closed. There are no signs saying so, and no gate. 
Route: Lulu Gulch 13er Loop
Posted On: 2022-06-17, By: angry
Info: Summer conditions, no summit register. Looked like the storm clouds were hanging over Huron all afternoon. I hightailed it down and somewhere near treeline and the road the sun reappeared and it was ridiculously hot. Stopped to take off my wind jacket and realized the chest pocket wasn't zipped and my phone fell out along the way (first world problems). 
Route: Lulu Gulch 13er Loop
Posted On: 2022-06-10, By: HikerGuy
Info: Summer condition. Note - the Lulu Gulch jeep road is now closed to motor vehicles. 
Route: Lulu Gulch 13er Loop
Posted On: 2021-09-06, By: mtngoatwithstyle
Info: Love this approach.Went up gully as I had already done Middle in July.Summited UN 13,462 and then up to Browns. Very quite day,only saw 3 hikers and a couple pf Jeeps up to the turnaround. 
Route: Lulu Gulch 13er Loop
Posted On: 2021-05-13, By: ScottLovesRMNP
Info: Today I climbed Browns Peak, Point 13,462, Middle Mountain, and tacked on a second visit to Huron Peak for good measure. Route problems right now due to snow: The turn-off at 11,400 feet is completely buried in snow and there were no tracks on it, so without realizing it right away I continued up the (wrong) mining road to 11,700 feet before deciding to just start climbing up since further progress up the road looked sketchy over vast snowfields. I realized upon cresting the ridge that I was way, way off from where I was supposed to be for the loop. Thankfully, the ridge is fairly gentle and one can continue over to the base of Browns Peak from there. At that point, I decided to reverse my plans for the day and tag Huron first. A little treacherous right now with a lot of trapdoor snow heading up the final 500 feet or so. Very windy today, but not too cold. Returned to the Browns-Huron saddle and exited via Browns, Point 13,462, and Middle Mountain. For the exit, I carefully followed my GPS indication of the road, because again the road is hard to see in many places right now, except the obvious switchbacks coming down from Middle Mountain. Stunning views of Huron's east face and the snowy Collegiates, La Plata, Erwin, Blaurock, etc. My best scenery hike in a long time. 
Route: Lulu Gulch 13er Loop
Posted On: 2020-11-06, By: WildWanderer
Info: See Huron update. I started with Huron. Microspikes needed for a short time descending from Huron, then no traction needed. 
Route: Lulu Gulch 13er Loop
Posted On: 2020-08-31, By: JasonKline
Info: Summer conditions. 
Route: From Mount Huron
Posted On: 2019-07-28, By: supranihilest
Info: Dry the entire way. The notch between Huron and Browns looks gnarly from afar but it's a simple Class 2 affair to bypass it. 

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