Peak(s):  Mt. Democrat  -  14,154 feet
Mt. Sherman  -  14,043 feet
Horseshoe Mountain  -  13,898 feet
Dyer Mountain  -  13,855 feet
McNamee Peak  -  13,780 feet
Clinton Peak  -  13,857 feet
"Drift Peak"  -  13,900 feet
Fletcher Mountain  -  13,951 feet
Date Posted:  07/11/2018
Modified:  10/06/2018
Date Climbed:   06/22/2018
Author:  justiner
 Mosquito-Tenmile Range Traverse   

Sheep go to Heaven; Goats go to Hell.

I recently traversed the Mosquito-Tenmile Range from Trout Creek Pass to Frisco, CO in a little less than four days alone and unsupported (no food/water drops). I wrote a long-form trip report here.

I also did a video diary (in three parts):

Thumbnails for uploaded photos (click to open slideshow):

Comments or Questions
07/11/2018 13:45
Dang! Absolutely unreal. And great writing, too! Having recently done just the measly tail end of this in the other direction - a big day in and of itself - I stand in absolute awe.

Enjoyed the read
07/11/2018 14:55
Very nice. I do think the fletcher/atlantic traverse goes more at 5.5. I climbed it and the difficult part was finding something that wasn't going to break loose (I did trundle a microwave up high). I would most likely free solo up it if I did it again, but I'm not sure what the move is if coming from the south? Rap is the easy answer...if you have a rope. A loose, snowy hell sounds awful....

I enjoyed the read. Thanks!

Solo solstice scrambling'
07/12/2018 00:08
Way to execute and a great write-up: I really felt like I was there. Tweto, if you didn't already know, complied the Geologic Map of Colorado. That only clicked when I went back to college and saw his map on the wall! I did not realize the range's spine stayed above 13k for 27 miles. Unreal. I really need to get back there and explore more. Thanks for sharing.

Toats McGoats Amazeballs
07/12/2018 00:13
Really want to repeat this... or maybe just the Horseshoe to Sheridan part...

08/16/2018 05:42
Great read Justin!

08/29/2018 22:14
Great read. Nice trip. Well done!

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