Peak:  "Phoenix Peak" (13er)
 Route:  South Slopes
 Range:  San Juan
 Posted By:  TravelingMatt
 Date of Information:  08/31/2012
 Date Posted:  09/03/2012

The directions in Roach's 13ers book are spot on. The "crux" is knowing where to make the second stream crossing, which is the first crossing after the signboard. I counted ~400 paces from the signboard to the crossing, which entailed going over several blowdowns. From this crossing it was another ~400 paces to the third crossing, which is the easiest of the three. From there the La Garita Stock Driveway was easy to follow. It is possible to make the second crossing another ~200 paces beyond where Roach says to, but this requires a bit of bushwhacking.

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