|Peak:||Mt. Massive (14er)|
|Date of Information:||04/07/2012|
We had a late start around 8:50am, summited at 4pm, and got back to the trailhead at around 10pm. Snowshoes were absolutely necessary up to treeline. The trail is pretty well defined up to the point that the Mt. Massive trail splits off from the Colorado Trail. After that, we had trouble finding the trail and had to make our own way up a small gully heading due west, but the peak(s) became pretty apparent soon thereafter, so it was not too much of a problem. It was mostly dry and clear from treeline up to the summit. On the way back, we post-holed a decent amount even with snowshoes. Overall, it was a gorgeous day.