Torreys Peak

Torreys Peak is a Colorado 14er in the Front Range along the Continental Divide. It is nearly always mentioned in conjunction with nearby 14er Grays Peak. Once at the summit, many opt to continue on to the summit of Grays Peak, 0.75 miles away. Since these peaks are close to Denver, you probably won't be alone out there.

Torreys Peak SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by cmanes

150 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Aug 30, 2014. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing routes and hiking trails to the summit are Kelso Ridge, Torreys Peak down and traverse to Grays Peak.

Others who’ve summited Torreys Peak

  • keyboardcowboy
  • jswift
  • 121BObr24
  • bfsmith
  • nmontelli
  • beau
  • DandyDon
  • BobbyFinn
  • jbyrd
  • awake
  • Teeboy
  • 14erkid
  • madeinus
  • SBuchan
  • ColonelMethod
  • TI83plus
  • sli74
  • solsen05
  • Shreddergirl
  • mdedio
  • SummerHikes
  • cponyicky
  • nathandahlberg
  • jay.gs
  • mountains
  • ejbackes
  • dspcheese
  • jess_marie303
  • Alpenglo
  • julessummit
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Routes Used trails & approaches

17% Kelso Ridge

13% Torreys Peak down

10% traverse to Grays Peak

9% stevens gulch to torreys peak via grays peak

8% Grays Peak Trail from Stevens Gulch

7% The one that didn't go back over the top of Grays

4% Grays Peak Trailhead (Standard)

4% Grays Peak - East Slopes

4% Traverse from Grays Peak

4% Stevens Gulch

4% The one from the top of Grays to the top of Torrey's

2% Greys Peak Up

2% up to Grays then down to Kelsoe Ridge, then off trail

1% Traverse to Grays Peak and glissade descent off South Slopes

1% Chihuahua Gulch

1% South Slopes

0% From loveland pass, to Grizzly Peak to Torreys

0% Dead Dog couloir

0% Traverse to Grays Peak, Mount Edwards, McClellan Mountain, down a gully

Comments

  • scott scott
    commented on May 24, 2011
    Tragedy on Torreys: skier dies in avalanche http://www.denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_18118038

SNAPSHOTedit info

Elevation

14,275 ft / 4,351 m

Prominence

560 ft / 171 m

Height Rank Range

Front Range

Location

Colorado, United States

Summited by

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  • denis
  • cmanes
  • hinmania
  • keyboardcowboy
  • tdgrein
  • jswift
  • livetothemax96
  • 121BObr24
  • bfsmith
  • nmontelli
  • beau
  • DandyDon

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