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 Peak:  Mt. Sneffels (14er)
 Route:  From Yankee Boy Basin
 Range:  San Juan
 Posted By:  letourneau41
 Date of Information:  05/28/2012
 Date Posted:  05/29/2012
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The gully from the col is still full of snow. Traction is recommended. V Notch has some snow in it but easily passable. Here is a youtube video taken from the Notch up to the summit.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gErsFjwpn0



  • Comments or Questions (7)
nkan02


Thanks for the update     2012-05-29 10:18:26
Any photos?


letourneau41


Reply     2012-05-29 10:20:04
I'll upload them tonight


letourneau41


Here is the video     2012-05-29 12:09:13
I uploaded a Youtube Video of the condtions from Notch to the summit. I'll also put photos on tonight. Here is the link
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gErsFjwpn0


seano732


Sweet Vid!     2012-05-29 14:05:19
Awesome vid, good job! It looks like its melting fast up there. Two weeks ago the 'v' was totally plugged. Congrats, nice climb. Peace.


letourneau41


Thanks     2012-05-29 14:44:08
Thanks, I saw your trip report and was expecting much more snow than what was up there. It's melting quickly.


nkan02


traction devices     2012-05-30 10:33:55
What's recommended for Lavender couloir? Crampons or microspikes will be enough?


letourneau41


Traction     2012-05-30 12:01:34
I didn't have any traction and made it up but wished I would have brought my Crampons. I saw two others with Crampons doing it.



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