Peak:  Pacific Peak (13er)
 Route:  Southeast Slopes
 Range:  Tenmile
 Posted By:  craftymatt
 Date of Info:  07/04/2020
 Date Posted:  07/06/2020

Snowfields above 12,600', but generally on relatively flat ground so not too bad to cross. Can zigzag your roue to minimize your time postholing (snow was pretty soft by mid-morning).

The headwall/"crux" was completely snow covered and we didn't feel comfortable attempting it with only microspikes, so we went up the nasty/loose couloir to the left. The Atlantic/Pacific saddle is basically snow free (some still lingering on Atlantic's northeast face) and both peaks can be ascended from there 100% on dry ground.

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