Humboldt Peak from South Colony Lakes

Trip Date:Jun-17-2000
Trailhead Name:South Colony Lakes 4WD
Trailhead Elevation:11,040 Feet
Elevation Gain:3,020 Feet
Route Name:West Ridge
Round Trip Length:4.0 Miles
Trip Duration:6h 00m
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Humboldt Peak

Elevation:14,064 Feet Humboldt Peak
Rank:37th of 54
Range:Sangre de Cristo
Humboldt Peak (Elev. 14,064 ft.) from the South Colony trail. Lower South Colony Lake. Brian on his 15th summit.
Humboldt Peak (Elev. 14,064 ft.) from the South Colony trail. Lower South Colony Lake. Brian on his 15th summit.
The clouds started to clear as we got ready to descend. The North Colony Lakes area from the summit. Brian poses with Upper South Colony Lake in the background.
The clouds started to clear as we got ready to descend. The North Colony Lakes area from the summit. Brian poses with Upper South Colony Lake in the background.
The final pitch up Humboldt from the saddle. Colony Baldy (Elev. 13,705 ft.) from the Humboldt saddle. Upper South Colony Lake at elevation 12,030 feet.
The final pitch up Humboldt from the saddle. Colony Baldy (Elev. 13,705 ft.) from the Humboldt saddle. Upper South Colony Lake at elevation 12,030 feet.
Broken Hand Peak (Elev. 13,573 ft.) One of our next challenges: Crestone Needle (Elev. 14,197 ft.) Marble Mountain (Elev. 13,266 ft.) with mist in the valley.
Broken Hand Peak (Elev. 13,573 ft.) One of our next challenges: Crestone Needle (Elev. 14,197 ft.) Marble Mountain (Elev. 13,266 ft.) with mist in the valley.
Broken Hand Pass engulfed in clouds.
Broken Hand Pass engulfed in clouds.