Tabeguache Peak from Jennings Creek

Trip Date:Jun-09-2001
Trailhead Name:Jennings Creek
Trailhead Elevation:10,820 Feet
Elevation Gain:3,330 Feet
Route Name:Southwest Ridge
Round Trip Length:6.0 Miles
Trip Duration:6h 30m
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Tabeguache Peak

Elevation:14,155 Feet Tabeguache Peak
Rank:26th of 54
Range:Sawatch
The moon over Taylor Mountain (Elev. 13,652 ft.) from Jennings Creek at 6:00am. A view up to the ridge we needed to ascend. We made the ridge at 13,000 feet after 2 hours (2500 feet gain).
The moon over Taylor Mountain (Elev. 13,652 ft.) from Jennings Creek at 6:00am. A view up to the ridge we needed to ascend. We made the ridge at 13,000 feet after 2 hours (2500 feet gain).
Carbonate Mountain (Elev. 13,663 ft.), which lies west of Jennings Creek. The two-mile route along the ridge marked in red dots. Looking south along the southwest ridge towards the southern-most Sawatch.
Carbonate Mountain (Elev. 13,663 ft.), which lies west of Jennings Creek. The two-mile route along the ridge marked in red dots. Looking south along the southwest ridge towards the southern-most Sawatch.
Brian on the saddle with one of the false summits in the background. Another false summit, which were merely rock pinnacles. Mount Shavano (Elev. 14,229 ft.) - a 14er we did in 1999.
Brian on the saddle with one of the false summits in the background. Another false summit, which were merely rock pinnacles. Mount Shavano (Elev. 14,229 ft.) - a 14er we did in 1999.
Mount Antero (Elev. 14,269 ft.) - another 14er we did in 1999. Note the jeep trails. The summit log container in the cairn. Brian on his 24th peak.
Mount Antero (Elev. 14,269 ft.) - another 14er we did in 1999. Note the jeep trails. The summit log container in the cairn. Brian on his 24th peak.
A view looking down our route. The red dot shows our target - the southwest ridge. The west ridge we eventually used to reach the summit.
A view looking down our route. The red dot shows our target - the southwest ridge. The west ridge we eventually used to reach the summit.