Peak:  Apache Peak (13er)
 Route:  Queen's Way
 Range:  Front
 Posted By:  FireOnTheMountain
 Date of Info:  06/07/2014
 Date Posted:  06/08/2014
 Details

Winter closure still in effect (my guess next weekend or weekend after that). Bring a bike and save yourself 3 miles of road.

No snowshoes needed. Line softened up fast. Dicker's Peck to Navajo Summit negligible snow. We road the ridge over to Niwot and descended from there but Airplane Gully looks snowy and easy.




 Comments or Questions
Monster5

Ha saw you noobs
06/08/2014 23:11
E aspects tend to be soft when you hit the base at 915 AM


FireOnTheMountain

ha!
06/08/2014 23:13
is shoshoni couloir that line on the southish face, the one with the melted out section at the very beginning?


Monster5

yea
06/08/2014 23:38
Looks like 4 main ones. Melted one apparently fun on left. Center one kinda meh 40-50 until an awesome redeeming 55ish(?) and cornice top out, right one snakes right then left (looks cool, top melted out), and one far right that hits near the summit.

Summer: Little Pawnee to Pawnee (4th?) to Shoshoni (2nd) to Apache (url=http://www.mountainproject.com/v/colorado/alpine_rock/indian_peaks/105764475 - skip the Rook unless we can interest a 5.10+ leader FURTHERMORE) to Nav/Niwot. Not complete without Dicker's.


Monster5

pic
06/09/2014 01:47



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