Torreys Peak – Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering
- Elevation: 4349 m
- Difficulty: Walk up
- Best months to climb: June, July, August, September
- Convenient center: Georgetown
Torreys Peak Climbing Notes
Tom Gathright from UNITED STATES writes:
The trail from the Loveland Pass TH is well worn. If hiking to Grizzly or Torreys Peaks be sure to take the cutoff trail to the right about 1/4 mile from the TH. That will bypass at least one small climb. The reason I state that is because this route has a lot of elevation gain and loss. There are three fairly deep saddles and I've never liked giving up elevation.
<br/>The TH at Loveland Pass starts out well above the tree line and on this particular hike there was a steady wind with little blockage.
<br/>The views to the east are better than those to the west. Looking west one can see all of the ski resort building as well as Loveland Pass Road.
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