Notch Mountain  
Condition Updates  
Route: Notch/13248/Holy Cross Ridge/13768/Holy Cross
Posted On: 2020-10-09, By: JasonKline
Info: Summer conditions. No snow or ice. Bathroom was locked at Half Moon Trailhead. 
Route: Notch Mtn via Half Moon Pass
Posted On: 2020-05-28, By: Clint the climber
Info: The road is dry from the closure up to the Tigiwon Community house. From the house, there are intermittent patches of snow. Some guys were able to make it to the trailhead on bikes with little issue. After the trailhead, there are many snow patches up to 11,000'. Between there and Half Moon Pass, there is continuous snow. Starting at the pass we went directly up to gain the ridge instead of following the notch mountain trail that contours to the east. Once on the ridge we met up with the trail and followed it to the summit. From the pass to the summit, there were about 3 inches of new snow along with a couple of snowfields between Half Moon Pass and the ridge. 
Route: Halo Ridge
Posted On: 2019-09-26, By: supranihilest
Info: Easy trail to follow to Half Moon Pass, then a steep ascent up rough talus and boulders the entire way to the summit. The rock was stable but there was no end to it once you got on it, and it wasn't as easy as simply ascending in a straight line. Generally an easy if tedious peak. 
Route: from Half Moon pass
Posted On: 2017-03-06, By: SnowAlien
Info: Ascended from camp on Half Moon pass on mostly snow-covered boulders for a sunrise summit. Reasonable winter route. Glissaded down some snowfields as snow felt stable. Lots of postholing on the 0.5 mile long ridge. 4 hr RT from camp. 

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