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 Peak:  Mt. Democrat (14er)
 Route:  East Slopes
 Range:  Mosquito
 Posted By:  awilbur77
 Date of Information:  11/23/2011
 Date Posted:  11/24/2011
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Route up to democrat had a fair amount of snow drifted in spots, but nothing that needed snowshoes really. Microspikes were incredibly helpful all day. I broke trail on the way up and had a few spots where I was knee or thigh high in snow. The route over to Cameron was less snow, but MUCH more wind. On Cameron & Bross the wind was so hard I was literally hiking while leaning at a 30 degree angle. Descending Bross I was glad to have brought the ice axe, since I used it in a few spots in the gully which was fully of snow, because I lost the trail down (if there even is one).


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  • Comments or Questions
Gueza


Good work.     2012-03-04 11:31:45
Is there continuous snow from the summit to a good ways down? I'm looking at this with eyes to ski. If you have a pic of Democrat from Cameron or Bross and would upload it I would really appreciate it! Thanks!


awilbur77


Not yet     2011-11-25 09:17:11
Still not enough snow to ski



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