Redcloud Peak (14,034 feet), San Juan Range, Colorado

Via Northeast Ridge from Silver Creek

Rank in Colorado: 46

Trailhead Elevation: 10,400 feet; Elevation Gain: 3,700 feet; 9 miles round trip

July 14, 2006

01The road to trailhead

02The road to trailhead

03Vistas along the road

04Sign pointing to trailhead

05Sign pointing to trailhead

06Checking the trailhead

07The trailhead

08Trailhead info

09False peak before sunrise

10Pond before sunrise

11Trail sign

12On the trail

13First rays of sun and the moon

14The route to saddle

15True summit comes to view


17On route to saddle

18Alpine Avens

19Alpine Sunflowers

20Alpine Sunflowers

21Mountain Bluebells

22Looking back

23At the saddle

24At the saddle

25The Moon is still up

26Alpine Sunflowers

27At the saddle

28On route to false peak




32Moon setting

33Moon setting

34On route to false peak

35On route to false peak

36On route to false peak

37On route to false peak

38On route to false peak

39On route to false peak

40On route to false peak

41Vistas from the trail

42False peak comes to view

43On route to false peak


45More vistas


47On the trail

48On the trail

49Below false peak

50Summit comes to view

51On route to the summit

52View of Handies Peak

53Handies Peak

54Handies Peak

55On route to the summit

56On route to the summit

57Looking down

58Look back

59On the summit of Redcloud

60hSunshine Peak

61On the summit of Redcloud

62GPS beta on top

63On the summit of Redcloud

64On the summit of Redcloud

65Sign-in book container

66Sign-in brought a day before

67CO Mountain Club address

69Vistas from the top

70Vistas from the top

71Uncompahgre on horizon