Mount Sherman (14,036 feet) and Mount Sheridan (13,748 feet) Mosquito Range, Colorado

Via Southwest Ridge from Fourmile Creek

Sherman's rank in Colorado: 45

Trailhead Elevation: 12,100 feet; Elevation Gain: 2,800 feet accumulative; 5.2 miles round trip

July 23, 2006


01Leavick Site- old mine

02Leavick Site

03Leavick Site

04Road to trailhead

05Hike begins beyond the gate

06Private land

07Looking back

08Looking up to Hilltop Mine

09Scenery near trailhead

10Scenery near trailhead

11Creek by the road

12Creek by the road

13The creek

14Fireweed

15Fireweed

16Bee in Fireweed

17Paintbrush

18The next morning

19Sunrise scenery

20Dauntless Mine at 12,300 feet

21Dauntless Mine

22View of Sherman Southwest Ridge

23Sheridan and Horseshoe Mtn (left)

24Looking down

25Look back at saddle and Sheridan

26South end of Sherman

27Summit of Mount Sherman

28Summit and vistas

29Photo by Denver Dan

31Dan descending

32Summit vistas-Gemini Peak

33Summit vistas

34Sawatch Range in distance

35My 22nd Fourteener

36Sherman south end and Sheridan

37Bross, Lincoln and Democrat

38Sky-Pilots on top

39Sky-Pilots

40A little bit of snow

41Looking down towards Hilltop Mine

41The ridge

42The ridge

43Look back at Mt. Sherman

44Mt. Sheridan

45Long summit of Sheridan