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 Peak:  Crestone Peak (14er)
 Route:  South Face / Red Gully
 Range:  Sangre de Cristo
 Posted By:  FireOnTheMountain
 Date of Information:  02/16/2013
 Date Posted:  02/18/2013
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Solo mission for Crestone Peak via Cottonwood Creek was a success. A truly wonderful day. Otina/Kevin's group trail was still there for the first 2 miles (I thank you kindly for this) after that it was all me.

Snow was pretty good in the Red Gully. Some spots in the middle of the couloir that I shyed away from.

1st Pic - Red Gulley
2nd - look up at the bottom (4th class rock bands were negotiated in the bottom of the couloir but after that it was snow sailing)
4th - Summit Ridge

If anyone would like more info or pics I would be glad to provide them. Humboldt looked kinda dry as was the traverse to Needle. Kit Ave pretty loaded.



Photos (click for slideshow):
Image #1Image #2Image #3Image #4


  • Comments or Questions (1)
ap snow


Nice!     2013-02-18 14:48:10
Great job! I think its time to go ski this one...



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