Mount Sherman from Fourmile Creek

Trip Date:Aug-15-2003
Trailhead Name:Fourmile Creek
Trailhead Elevation:12,520 Feet
Elevation Gain:1,520 Feet
Route Name:Fourmile Creek
Round Trip Length:4.0 Miles
Trip Duration:3h 00m
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Mount Sherman

Elevation:14,036 Feet Mount Sherman
Rank:45th of 54
Range:Mosquito
From the trailhead, looking up into the Fourmile Creek mining basin. Dave poses with Mount Sherman in the background. The Hilltop Mine, one of many mining building and ruins in the area.
From the trailhead, looking up into the Fourmile Creek mining basin. Dave poses with Mount Sherman in the background. The Hilltop Mine, one of many mining building and ruins in the area.
Our Goal: Mt Sherman, Elevation 14,036 Feet (Number 45) A close-up of the scree slope we ascended to make the ridge. Some mining ruins, with Mount Sheridan (Elev. 13,748 ft.) in the background.
Our Goal: Mt Sherman, Elevation 14,036 Feet (Number 45) A close-up of the scree slope we ascended to make the ridge. Some mining ruins, with Mount Sheridan (Elev. 13,748 ft.) in the background.
Dave starts up the scree slope, which was pretty steep. Looking back into the Fourmile Creek mining area basin. Dave on the ridge to the summit of Sherman.
Dave starts up the scree slope, which was pretty steep. Looking back into the Fourmile Creek mining area basin. Dave on the ridge to the summit of Sherman.
Looking down into Iowa Gulch - the west side of Sherman. Approaching Mount Shermans' large summit. The summit registry in the summit shelter. We were first on top today.
Looking down into Iowa Gulch - the west side of Sherman. Approaching Mount Shermans' large summit. The summit registry in the summit shelter. We were first on top today.
The ridgeline seen from the summit. Dave on top of his 15th Fourteener. Brian on Sherman again, which was about 30 mountains ago.
The ridgeline seen from the summit. Dave on top of his 15th Fourteener. Brian on Sherman again, which was about 30 mountains ago.
The Sherman summit team: Dave and Brian A small crowd gathers at the summit. Most people were from out of state. Gemini Peak(s) (Elev. 13,951 ft.) north of Sherman.
The Sherman summit team: Dave and Brian A small crowd gathers at the summit. Most people were from out of state. Gemini Peak(s) (Elev. 13,951 ft.) north of Sherman.
Dave poses on the way down the ridge. Another abandoned mining building, with the White Ridge in the background.
Dave poses on the way down the ridge. Another abandoned mining building, with the White Ridge in the background.