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 Peak:  Kit Carson Peak (14er)
 Route:  (any)
 Range:  Sangre de Cristo
 Posted By:  jdorje
 Date of Information:  11/27/2012
 Date Posted:  11/27/2012
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Another partial-report-by-request.

Since the snow on the ~10th there has been no additional weather. Rare tiny packets of snow remain on the ground around 8400; I doubt there are any trailhead access issues on the west side.

A reasonable amount of snow is still visible up higher, but much has melted. North-facing slopes and gullies probably hold a fair amount; Challenger N slopes and Kit Carson avenue would likely be among those. Snow on south-facing ridges and slopes should be avoidable. I would guess. No clue about the eastern approaches, though the wet valley side gets plenty of sun too.

Photo 1: 13546, 13580, 13151, Challenger, Kit Carson. 13580s lack of any visible snow is pretty striking.



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