Peak:  North Arapaho Peak (13er)
 Route:  Via Fourth of July TH and South Arapaho Peak
 Range:  Front
 Posted By:  salmanalsaif
 Date of Info:  09/23/2018
 Date Posted:  09/23/2018
Details

Perfect conditions. Trail is clear and dry, and great weather throughout the day. Wind picked up near the summit and across the ridge, but not enough to cause any problems if you're careful (~20 mph winds when it picked up).

2 miles to pass/glacier fork, 2 hours to glacier point (a little less than 4 miles) 2.5 hours to summit (4.4 miles), ridge took an hour to cross, about 0.8 miles (with screwing around), crux was a joke (way overhyped, took less than 10 seconds to go up), another hour to get back to South Arapahoe Peak, (2.5 hrs round-trip to traverse the ridge). Another 1.5 hrs back to the car.
Overall was pretty easy. The easiest safest line was always climber's left going to North (opposite on the return). Half of class 2 line with loose dirt/rock near the summit can be bypassed in favor of a solid stable class 3 line (climber's left, may need to backtrack a minute to find it on the way up).



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