Peak:  Ellingwood Point (14er)
 Route:  South Face
 Range:  Sangre de Cristo
 Posted By:  BillMiddlebrook
 Date of Information:  03/26/2011
 Date Posted:  03/28/2011

Skied Ellingwood and had a contiuous line from the false summit (bump), right before the summit. Parked at 8,800 and hiked up the road to reach snow near 10,300. Skinned the remaining road and all the way to 13,300 where I switched to crampons and climbed unconsolidated, trap-crust snow to the ridge and left to the summit.

Blanca has no snow for a ski descent and Ellingwood wont hold what it has much longer if the Sangres dont get some good spring snow, soon.

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