Peak:  Teakettle Mountain (13er)
 Route:  Standard
 Range:  San Juan
 Posted By:  mrickers
 Date of Info:  07/12/2015
 Date Posted:  07/13/2015
 Details

Route up to the bench by Coffeepot and over to the Black Gully is dry.

Black Gully is snow-free, but really wet and muddy.

Above the Black Gully, there are a few snowfields to cross. Ice axe was nice. Did not use traction of any kind. (pic #1)

Summit pitch is dry. (pic #2)

We descended the choss slope below the Black Gully, also dry. (pic #3)

Go get it!




 Comments or Questions
GeorgeB

Black Gully
07/13/2015 10:30
Right branch at the top is definitely easier, not class 4, we were through it before we realized it was the "crux". Wonder if it has filled in with dirt since Roach’s 13 book was published.



   Using your forum id/password. Not registered? Click Here




© 2021 14ers.com®, 14ers Inc.