Stewart Peak was once thought to be over 14,000 feet, but is now rarely climbed since it misses that mark by a mere seventeen feet. Stewart Peak is near the fourteener San Luis Peak in the La Garita Mountains, an eastern portion of the San Juan Range. An easy approach is from the northeast along Nutras Creek to the southeast face.
|Range/Region:||San Juan Mountains|
|Best months for climbing:||Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep|
|Year first climbed:||1873|
|First successful climber(s):||Hayden Survey|
|Nearest major airport:||Colorado Springs|
Thanks to Kirk Mallory for adding this peak.
NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
There are 2 trip reports for Stewart Peak.
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- Log #12212 - by Jonathan Stanley on Nov 22, 2003I approached the peak from the Nutras Creek trailhead, hiking in about an hour the day before. I started hiking at 5:55 AM and reached the summit at 8:08 AM. This is one of the mellowest peaks of...
- Log #12213 - by
Kirk Mallory on Oct 07, 1999Approached the peak from the scenic Nutras Creek drainage. After climbing the northeast ridge to the summit, I descended the southwest ridge to a saddle and climbed Baldy Alto (13,698). Never saw a...