|Date of Information:||01/14/2012|
Just setting up a new computer, so Matt Lemke got his report out before I could get mine out. I‘ll echo what he has to say: Not much snow at all. I went up the gully, then hung a right (at about 12k) and went up the SE ridge (about 12,400) before curling around to the peak. When out of the gully, there was a bit of wind - oh, perhaps up to 20mph - not a big deal. But the summit was practically dead calm. Came down the South ridge until I met back up with my tracks in the gully.
I did a little postholing - not worth bringing snowshoes. Microspikes were helpful in spots.
Pic1 - view from where I left the road. There was a bushwhack that wasn‘t bad.
Pic2 - looking up the lower part of the gully
Pic3 - a little higher up in the gully looking in the direction of the peak
Pic4 - looking across SE ridge to the false summit (the actual summit is back out of sight)
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