Handies Peak; San Juan Range
Date climbed: Saturday, August 13th
Route: East slopes from Grizzly Gulch; elevation gain of 3,650'
RT distance & time: 8 miles; nearly 7 hours (including at least an hour spent on the summit and 30 minutes or so photographing meadow wildflowers ... we were blessed with a picture-perfect day and beautiful weather, so why rush?)
|Handies from Grizzly Gulch (around 11,800')|
|Wetterhorn (left) and Uncompahgre|
|Kona on the summit of his third 14er|