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|2014-10-25||Route: French/Frasco/Casco Combo
Info: French is nearly snow free, boots all the way to the summit. Traverse to Frasco had a bit of snow where gaiters were helpful. Casco had much more snow that the other two, microspikes and ice an ice ax were helpful here. Descent back to the road from Casco had a semi-decent glissade. Decent for October anyway.
|2014-09-25||Route: French/Frasco/Casco Combo
Info: Did the traverse. Bluebird day with great fall colors. No snow. Plan on hiking most of the road as its got some really rough sections.
|2013-11-11||Route: Southeast Ridge
Info: Summited Casco from Echo Canyon TH. Trail up to treeline was mostly snow covered with some icy spots, but easy to follow. We ascended the valley by traversing high and avoiding the willows and only had to cross intermittent patches of snow. Grassy slopes up to the ridge also had intermittent snow. Ridge was about 50/50 snow and rock. The summer route was covered with snow in most areas. We descended the valley lower through the willows which weren‘t too bad, but spots had up to a foot of snow. Microspikes and ice axe were helpful on the ridge. We didn‘t use snowshoes.
|2012-10-20||Route: French/Frasco/Casco Combo
Info: 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