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 Peak:  Mt. Princeton (14er)
 Route:  East Slopes
 Range:  Sawatch
 Posted By:  big_red_pride
 Date of Information:  03/10/2012
 Date Posted:  03/10/2012
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Went for Tigger and Princeton today. Only got in Tigger but went to the saddle and followed the standart Princeton route back out. The standard route does have snow on the trail and spikes were useful. Spikes were also useful on the road as the angle of the snow would have been tough to use snowshoes on. If the peak doesn't get any more snow, personally I would leave the shoes at home and follow the standard route all the way up the peak.

Be safe out there!



  • Comments or Questions (3)
Matt Lemke


Great Day!     2012-03-10 21:40:33
As Steve said...no showshoes needed. Spikes helpful.
Long day but I made both Tigger and Princeton FINALLY!!!
I've had some terrible problems with Princeton in the past lol!


big_red_pride


congrats!     2012-03-10 23:23:47
Great job Matt...4th time is the charm!


LynnKH


Winter?     2012-03-11 08:07:41
No snowshoes, no route finding, no wind, no headlamp, nothing but a base layer all the way to the summit...was that really the 10th of March?
Had a great day with you guys. It was awesome to meet you all! Matt, congrats on finally getting this one.



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