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 Peak:  Challenger Point (14er)
 Route:  North Slope
 Range:  Sangre de Cristo
 Posted By:  Stevo
 Date of Information:  05/26/2012
 Date Posted:  05/29/2012
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Only a couple of snow patches beofre Willow Lake all of which were avoidable. I turned around here because I couldn't even stand in the wind, guessing 70-80 mph gusts- I can tell you I've never seen wind like this day. I wasn't carrying anything special (crampons, axe) and Challenger looked doable but I wasn't about to endure the wind for that long.

The attached photo was taken from the creek above Willow Lake.



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