Peak:  "East Windom" (13er)
 Route:  From Greylock Mountain
 Range:  San Juan
 Posted By:  supranihilest
 Date of Info:  07/19/2020
 Date Posted:  07/19/2020
 Details

From Greylock Mountain go west on granite ledges and slabs until you reach a large notch. Descend into the notch and climb a short (~10 foot) headwall at Class 3, then traverse across increasingly loose and exposed ledges and slabs. Perhaps the best option is to stay lower, but there is a large cliff if you go too low. The option Whiley and I took was pretty scary - a 15 foot traverse on a 2-foot wide, glass smooth, angled slab with no hands and a few hundred feet of exposure. We then buttscooted down a kitty litter filled gully to safer terrain. There were other options, but they all looked bad. This was the end of the difficulties and the remaining ascent up "East Windom" was Class 2. Great views of Windom and Sunlight from this unranked sub-summit.

Photos: 1) "East Windom" summit. 2) "South Windom" and Windom from "East Windom".

NOTE: Since this was ascended a while ago and I'm just now getting back to internet, I've put today's date for visibility, since there hasn't otherwise been recent updates for the peak. I'll backdate this CR in a couple of days.



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