Peak:  Mt. Edwards (13er)
 Route:  Edwards + McClellan: East Slopes
 Range:  Front
 Posted By:  cougar
 Date of Info:  06/29/2019
 Date Posted:  06/29/2019
 Details

Most snow can be avoided except for a couple short stretches, rather soft. I followed a dry 'arm' to bypass most of the snowfield on the ascent. Decent glissading on the descent, snow was soft and suncupped. Summit is still coated in a thick cornice, which I postholed in. Carried spikes and axe but didn't use them, might be helpful in a couple spots. Ridge to Grays is still snowy with cornices. Ridge to Argentine is mostly dry, but Argentine's east face is holding a lot of snow, as is the road in spots. Did Mclellan also - mostly dry with some stretches of snow on the ridge.


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