Peak:  Mt. Meeker (13er)
 Route:  Southwest Ridge
 Range:  Front
 Posted By:  bludwig
 Date of Info:  07/20/2019
 Date Posted:  07/22/2019

Peak was dry minus two really packed-down snow fields by Chasm Lake.
A lot of rock on the Iron Gates gully is still loose but on the push before Meeker Ridge and the knife edge are solid.
One thing we did not know is to drop LOW initially from Meeker Ridge to the knife edge, we stayed high and and the moves are a bit sketchier. Take your time for route finding because there are many safe alternatives along the route.
Plan for about 45 minutes to an hour each way across the the knife and a really annoying descent into the Iron Gates gully.
Photo 1 is of the Iron Gates just beyond Chasm Lake.
Photo 2 is the top of the Iron Gates gully
Photo 3 is Meeker from the saddle of the knife edge with Longs in the background.

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