Torreys and Grays Peaks from Stevens Gulch

Trip Date:Jul-10-1999
Trailhead Name:Stevens Gulch
Trailhead Elevation:11,230 Feet
Elevation Gain:3,600 Feet
Route Name:North/South Slopes
Round Trip Length:9.0 Miles
Trip Duration:6h 00m
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Torreys Peak

Elevation:14,267 Feet Torreys Peak
Rank:11th of 54
Range:Front

Grays Peak

Elevation:14,270 Feet Grays Peak
Rank:9th of 54
Range:Front
The Continental Divide mountains, also called 'The Remarkables.' Mike posing with Kelso Mountain (Elev. 13,164 ft.) as a backdrop. Torreys Peak (Elev. 14,267 ft.) with cloud plume.
The Continental Divide mountains, also called 'The Remarkables.' Mike posing with Kelso Mountain (Elev. 13,164 ft.) as a backdrop. Torreys Peak (Elev. 14,267 ft.) with cloud plume.
Grays Peak (Elev. 14,270 ft.) covered with clouds. Kelso Mountain (Elev. 13,164 ft.) with the rocky trail in the foreground. Torreys Peak with Dead Dog Coulier at right.
Grays Peak (Elev. 14,270 ft.) covered with clouds. Kelso Mountain (Elev. 13,164 ft.) with the rocky trail in the foreground. Torreys Peak with Dead Dog Coulier at right.
A better view of the summit of Grays peak from the trail. A lone climber is visible. Mike at the summit of Grays Peak. Rick at the summit of Grays Peak.
A better view of the summit of Grays peak from the trail. A lone climber is visible. Mike at the summit of Grays Peak. Rick at the summit of Grays Peak.
Brian at the summit of Grays Peak. Torreys Peak from Grays Peak with clouds shadowing the saddle. A Mountain Goat on Grays Peak.
Brian at the summit of Grays Peak. Torreys Peak from Grays Peak with clouds shadowing the saddle. A Mountain Goat on Grays Peak.
Taking the saddle across to Torreys Peak. This took about an hour, and was almost a mile across with a descent/ascent of 500+ feet. Grays Peak from the saddle. Looking down on the Northeast Ridge of Torreys and Kelso Mountain.
Taking the saddle across to Torreys Peak. This took about an hour, and was almost a mile across with a descent/ascent of 500+ feet. Grays Peak from the saddle. Looking down on the Northeast Ridge of Torreys and Kelso Mountain.
Mike at the summit of Torreys Peak with Grays Peak in the background. Rick at the summit of Torreys Peak with Grays Peak in the background. Brian at the summit of Torreys Peak with Grays Peak in the background.
Mike at the summit of Torreys Peak with Grays Peak in the background. Rick at the summit of Torreys Peak with Grays Peak in the background. Brian at the summit of Torreys Peak with Grays Peak in the background.
A nice cornice on the saddle. Looking back towards the saddle and Torreys Peak. Other climbers glissade down a patch of snow in the cirque.
A nice cornice on the saddle. Looking back towards the saddle and Torreys Peak. Other climbers glissade down a patch of snow in the cirque.
The group on the final descent with the Continental Divide on the right. The last glimpse of Grays Peak as we walk around Kelso Mountain.
The group on the final descent with the Continental Divide on the right. The last glimpse of Grays Peak as we walk around Kelso Mountain.