Peak:  "Electric Pass Peak" (13er)
 Route:  Electric Pass Trail
 Range:  Elk
 Posted By:  Grover
 Date of Info:  07/10/2016
 Date Posted:  07/10/2016
 Details

The route to the summit of Electric Pass Peak is 99.9% snow free. There is a small 8' long section of snow that you can step through easily just before the pass at 13,500'......and even that part should go away very soon with the high temps. No need for any traction.

Grover's 2 Cents: This is a great little peak in the Elk Range! I highly recommend this peak to anyone who wants to see the Elk Range without getting into the loose and nasty rocks that make up these beautiful mountains. I was highly impressed of the view from this perch. You can see Castle, Cathedral, Pyramid, the tops of The Bells, Snowmass & Capitol. Very straightforward hike too, as there is a well defined trail all the way.



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 Comments or Questions
AnnaG22

LOVE
07/12/2016 17:29
Electric Pass Peak! first summit I ever did, the views up there are absolutely unbeatable!


Hobbes301

Leahy Pk
07/13/2016 15:51
I did this on July 4th. I got off at one of the switchbacks and charged up the grassy slope to Leahy Pk, an unranked 13er. From there, you can follow the ridge proper all the way to EPP. The snow section you mentioned was much larger on the 4th, and it was much easier staying on the ridge (does not exceed class 2+), as I realized on the descent. Anyways, also bagging Leahy Pk adds a nice variation while you're already up there.



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