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 Peak:  Crestone Peak (14er)
 Route:  South Face / Red Gully
 Range:  Sangre de Cristo
 Posted By:  anna
 Date of Information:  09/24/2011
 Date Posted:  09/25/2011
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Only snow remaining from last week's storm is on the ascent to Broken Hand Pass. Traction in the form of microspikes was definitely helpful here, but the snow is melting quickly. Water running down the red gully is completely avoidable. NW col is definitely holding snow.

Photo 1: C. Needle from lower South Colony Lake
Photo 2: Ascending Broken Hand Pass
Photo 3: Red gully
Photo 4: Looking down the NW Col route



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