Peak:  Crestone Needle (14er)
 Route:  South Face
 Range:  Sangre de Cristo
 Posted By:  Buddyboy27
 Date of Info:  04/10/2021
 Date Posted:  04/12/2021
Details

Road is snow covered about 1/2 mile or so above the lower 2WD lot. Continuous snow from there to Broken Hand Pass Saddle. Ridge approach to 13.3k downclimb is 50/50 snow/dry. Hoping to ski the south face, but appeared out so did not attempt to summit. Photos


Photos (click for slideshow):
#1) Broken Hand Pass#2) South Face#3) South Colony and Mt. Humboldt#4


Comments or Questions
gb

Darn
04/13/2021 08:35
Thought it was a better snow year down there. Thanks for the update.


jmanner

Crestone Peak
04/15/2021 14:06
Get a photo of the Peak??


Buddyboy27
I Did Not
04/21/2021 09:48
I never saw the gully on the south face, but it appeared as though there was more snow near the apron of the Peak. I would guess there is more snow there, perhaps skiable. Would be very interested to see conditions up there if you go however



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