Peak:  Eagle Peak A (13er)
 Route:  Northeast Ridge
 Range:  Sangre de Cristo
 Posted By:  hr011242
 Date of Info:  01/02/2021
 Date Posted:  01/03/2021
 Details

Calf to knee deep sugar snow after departing the road @~9974. Deep, soft snow was continuous until we hit the wind-scoured ridge above tree line @ ~1140 where we switched to microspikes. There should be a nice trench through the trees now.

Recommend parking at the 198/Rainbow trail junction as the road conditions deteriorate pretty quickly from that point. There is a signed trail and space for maybe 2 vehicles to park.



Photos (click for slideshow):
#1) View from ~false summit#2) Wind-scoured ridge ~12k



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