Flyboys

Schedule Tuesday 5pm – Drive to bike drop off (4 hr drive) 9pm – Arrive, sleep in truck Wednesday 6am – Drop off locked bikes 6:30 am – Drive down 7:00 am – Parked 7:15 am – Start hiking 8:00 am – At base 8:15 am – Climbing 4:15 pm – Top of climb (8…

Memorial Weekend 2020

Weather Google: LINK NOAA lower crag NOAA upper climb Weather at crag/No Sweat Arete (updated 5/21/2020) Sat: 37/56, mostly cloudy, 30% chance of rain Sun: 39/64, mostly sunny Mon: 42/71, partly sunny Tue: 50/74, mostly sunny, a chance of rain Weather at Shoshone (updated 5/21) Sat: 33/49, mostly cloudy, 40% chance of rain, 8-10 mph…

Idaho 2020

Resources idahoclimbingguide.com – Good resource for more climb details Google Earth map CalTopo map Day 1 – Driving there, 10 hours 10 hour drive to Redfish Trailhead. Day 2 – Saddleback Lakes 8.3 miles, 2,900 ft gain. Backpack into the Saddleback Lakes, establish base camp for Elephant’s Perch and other climbs. Day 3 – Elephant’s…

Devils Peak

Forecast at ~4,300 ft elevation in the area (updated 4/16 2 PM) Friday Night: A 10 percent chance of snow after 5am. Snow level 5300 feet. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the evening. Saturday: A slight chance of rain and snow before…

Red Rocks 2019

Climbs that sound good Johnny Vegas – 5.7, 4 pitches, sounds pretty protected? On second pitch make sure to stay right to avoid 5.9 slab. Descend using gully which requires 70m rope? Solar Slab or Going Nuts – 5.6, 10 pitches. Both are accessed after climbing Johnny Vegas, so a super long day of climbing.…

Cathedral Peak

Drive is 4:30 hours long Hike in should be less than 8 hours (a friend not in great shape did it in 7) Road conditions: Paved all the way to Andrews Creek trailhead Sunrise 6:15 AM, sunset 7:50 PM Thursday 8:00 PM leave home (after Bazar) 12:30 AM at trailhead, sleep Friday 8:30 AM wake…

The Perfect Crime

Weather As of 3:00 PM 8/23… Mountain Forecast NOAA Saturday Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s to lower 80s. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Saturday Night Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s to mid 50s. Breezy. West wind 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around…

Hayden Peak

Weather Sunrise: 6:15 AM Sunset: 8:08 PM Itinerary 5:00 AM – Start hiking (1.4 miles, 730 ft gain) 5:45 AM – Depart trail, bushwack (1.4 miles, trail apparently pretty trodden) 6:45 AM – Hike up scree and glacier to Ribbon Point (1.7 mi, 2,700 ft) 9:45 AM – Climb Ribbon Point (3 pitches of 5.0)…

Vesper and Mile High Club

Weather Overall, clear and sunny with 0-5 mph winds Saturday Morning: 55 degrees High: 57 at summit, 70 at trailhead Overnight low: 57 degrees at camp Sunday Morning: 58 degrees High: 63 degrees, 77 at trailhead Summit forecast Trailhead Gear For each climbing pair (assuming Ragged Edge) Gear for Mile High… 60m rope 12 quickdraws…

Devil's Canyon

Superior, AZ WARNING: This hike takes longer than expected. Resources Off Road and Hiking Map (CalTopo Online, GPX, KML) Driving Directions (Google Maps)  Getting There You’ll probably need 4WD or AWD to get to the trailhead, but 8″ of ground clearance is probably sufficient. There’s a hill that has lots of loose rocks which I had to throw my…