Mount Wilson (14,250′) & El Diente Peak (14,160′) via Wilson-Diente Traverse (Class-5 Scramble)

Mount Wilson (14,250-feet) and El Diente (14,160-feet) are two peaks located in the San Miguel Mountains of southwestern Colorado. These two volcanic promontories belong to the greater Wilson massif, and are connected by a solitary knife-edge crest known as Wilson-Diente Ridge. Because of their remoteness and difficulty, these are often … Continue reading…

Mount Sneffels (14,150′) via Blaine Basin (Class-3 Scramble)

Mount Sneffels is a 14,150-foot (4,313-meter) mountain located in the San Juan Range of southwest Colorado. After Uncompahgre Peak, it is the second-highest point in the entire San Juan highlands. It is instantly distinguishable from all sides as a massive pyramid composed of fearsomely jagged volcanic rock. It is often … Continue reading…

Pipeline Wall via Skylight Arête (3-pitch 5.8 Sport Climb)

Skylight Arête is a 3-pitch sport climb located in the San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado. It is one of the most popular routes on the Pipeline Wall, a section of towering conglomerate cliffs at the head of the glacial valley containing the resort town of Telluride. This wall is … Continue reading…