Peak:  Crestone Needle (14er)
 Route:  Ellingwood Arete/Ledges
 Range:  Sangre de Cristo
 Posted By:  angry
 Date of Info:  10/03/2020
 Date Posted:  10/04/2020
 Details

There is snow/ice in the crux pitch and belay ledge. Climbed entire route in approach shoes. Got a late start and was surprised to see another party. Be prepared for a long day.


Photos (click for slideshow):
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 Comments or Questions
desertdog

Congratulations
10/04/2020 09:40
Great for you! What a climb! It is a looonnnggg day! Richard


angry

Thank you
10/04/2020 10:04
Thanks Richard, what a fun route! I was exhausted the last bit and then so elated on the summit and then death march out!


desertdog

Same here!
10/04/2020 11:26
We naively thought we would do the traverse too! Haha! My knees will never be the same after the death march.



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