Peak:  Crestone Peak (14er)
 Route:  Crestones Traverse
 Range:  Sangre de Cristo
 Posted By:  Bspryn880
 Date of Info:  07/30/2020
 Date Posted:  07/31/2020
 Details

Did the Peak to Needle route. Route finding was pretty straightforward except for the beginning. Going back down the Red Gully from the peak, try and stay as far left as possible to locate the beginning of traverse. I would guess its around 13,300, think 14ers quotes 13,600? Other than that Cairns are nicely dispersed throughout. I would highly recommend this traverse, I did it solo and the last crux wall up needle wasnt as scary as they say imo. I took the middle of the three up the final pitch and felt like that was the best move. Didnt have the "o shit exposure" that the left side has, and not as difficult as the right. Happy climbing!


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