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 Peak:  Missouri Mountain (14er)
 Route:  Northwest Ridge from Missouri Gulch
 Range:  Sawatch
 Posted By:  jblyth17
 Date of Information:  10/14/2012
 Date Posted:  10/15/2012
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Dry up to the creek crossing, then 1-2 inches of packed snow/ice to the cabin ruins. 2-4 inches of until the turnoff at Elkhead Pass that was melting quickly by the time I left. The ridge had a few spots with knee deep snow, especially at the crux drop down. Gaiters are recommended, spikes are helpful (until the snow softens up later in the day).

Photo 3 - Crux downclimb
Photo 4 - Looking towards Iowa/Emerald



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