Unnamed 13555  
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Route: South ridge from Huerfano Peak
Posted On: 2020-09-22, By: mikemalick
Info: There is a little snow to contend with from Huerfano Peak to Unnamed 13555, but not much. Could have missed just about all of it though and mostly on the first 1/3. Stayed on the ridge most of the time first 1/3 to 1/2 occasionally dropping to either side. The last half, however, I found it necessary to drop to the left/west side most of the time when the ridge wouldn't allow a class 3 option. Plenty of class 4+ opportunities along the ridge which I graciously declined. Lots of loose rock when dropping off the ridge last half. 
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Route: North Ridge Traverse to Huerfano Peak
Posted On: 2020-09-06, By: MC.Ikema
Info: UN 13555 > Huerfano Peak: Reiterating that the first 1/3 of the climb from UN 13555 to Point 13470 seemed Class 2+/Easy Class 3. Point 13470 is the brown band of rocks running through the ridge (image #3). From point 13470 to Huerfano the ridge was Class 3 (possibly Class 4 if you don't take the easiest line). There is a ‘Stretch of Faith' about halfway through that didn't seem to have a down climb bypass (image #1 & #2). Just whip out your Gumby legs and split ‘em down the middle to cross this crack in the ridge (easier for us 6 foot folks). The entire traverse took me about 1h 45m. Comments on the UN 13555 registry reported 2 hours to make the traverse from Huerfano Peak. 
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Route: North Ridge, traverse to \"Huerfano\"
Posted On: 2020-07-07, By: supranihilest
Info: Start at the Lower Huerfano/Lily Lake trailhead. Take the Huerfano trail as it switchbacks up 13,555's north ridge. When you reach the flat ridge top basically just bushwhack south through the forest until you reach treeline. Then take the eastern (climber's left) lobe of the ridge. The western lobe goes too, it's just rockier. Easy hike to the summit. The ridge to "Huerfano" is quite long, contains a ton of scrambling, mostly Class 2+ but up to Class 3 (and possibly Class 4 if you don't find the easiest line), and is very loose and exposed in spots. It would be too difficult to describe the full ridge but a basic pattern is each notch is Class 3 and the expanses in between are Class 2+. The last 1/3 or so of the ridge is actually pretty solid, mostly Class 2+. Do not underestimate the length and route finding difficulties of this ridge. It took me just a hair over 90 minutes. 

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