Peak:  Crestone Needle (14er)
 Route:  Crestones Traverse
 Range:  Sangre de Cristo
 Posted By:  Dani_C_123
 Date of Info:  09/19/2020
 Date Posted:  09/20/2020
 Details

Snow on the ascent of broken hand pass, otherwise clear. The snow had a good boot pack. Spikes/gaiters recommend.



 Comments or Questions
Geckser

Traverse?
09/20/2020 17:40
Good report! How did the Crestone traverse look snow-wise?


d_baker

Gullies clear?
09/20/2020 18:55
So after the saddle, the routes were clear of snow?
Which gully did you go up?
Thanks


Dani_C_123
Reply
09/21/2020 06:05
Yep, all clear after that. There were touches of snow on the final pitch, but very easy to work around. We did the standard route up crestone peak. There was also snow right at the base of the 5.2 boulder move, but it is flat there, so no spikes, and it didn't make the move any sketchier.



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