Peak:  West Spanish Peak (13er)
 Route:  Southwest Ridge
 Range:  Sangre de Cristo
 Posted By:  SarahT
 Date of Info:  01/26/2020
 Date Posted:  01/28/2020

The Cordova Pass road winter closure is about 3.5 miles below the pass. I followed an old sled track for the remainder of the way. Beyond that the snow was fairly deep and sugary and made for slow going. I stayed high over minor bumps, gaining and losing several hundred feet along the way rather than sidehilling in deep powder along the trail (which wasn't discernible anyway). Above treeline I followed the standard route which was pretty much dry as a bone. About 14mi/4000ft RT.

 Comments or Questions
Road conditions
03/09/2020 12:35
Did you come from Cuchara or take the service road to winter turn off?

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