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 Peak:  Casco Peak (13er)
 Route:  French/Frasco/Casco Combo
 Range:  Sawatch
 Posted By:  BobbyFinn
 Date of Information:  10/20/2012
 Date Posted:  10/21/2012
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Light snow on the east face. Micro spikes were useful higher up.

Insignificant snow on the ridge from Casco to Frasco and French.

Pic 1 - Casco from South Halfmoon Creek Drainage
Pic 2 - Casco from the ridge to Frasco



Photos (click for slideshow):
Image #1Image #2


  • Comments or Questions (2)
nkan02


never took out spikes     2012-10-22 09:30:22
But we descended from Casco saddle and remaining snow was soft by then. Ridge scramble was fun (albeit short), road walking - not so much


BobbyFinn


Spikes     2012-10-22 14:08:20
We weren't on the 13ers.com route - we went up the face on climber’s right side after we got tired of side-hilling to the Casco-Frasco saddle. We got into a snow-covered rocky area where the spikes helped get traction on the rock under the snow.



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