"Castleabra"  
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Route: South Face
Posted On: 2020-09-21, By: Flyingfish
Info: Dry, started on the twin lakes trail and crossed over the south ridge of 13550 before dropping into Upper Cumberland and traversing at around 12600ft to the face before ascending. 
 
Route: Cumberland basin
Posted On: 2020-06-21, By: cottonmountaineering
Info: Pleasant route with a little bushwhacking, need traction currently to get up to the saddle, otherwise very little snow. 
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Route: Cumberland Basin
Posted On: 2018-07-29, By: Grover
Info: Hiked "Castleabra" from the remote and seldom visited Cumberland Basin route up to the West Ridge. This route is a bit obscure and it will involve bushwhacking through willows. If you seek solitude and love solving puzzles, like, "Where is the trail now?", I highly suggest this route. 
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Route: West Face
Posted On: 2018-06-12, By: illusion7il
Info: All clear. This has to be the worst route I have ever done. The rock is incredibly loose. Advice is to stay far left on the 1st steep slope. Found Bullwinkle in the parking lot. 
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Route: West Gully / West Face
Posted On: 2018-05-11, By: Stratosfearsome
Info: Road is a breeze to Conundrum TH. Patches of snow crossing Conundrum Crk. trail until Silver Dollar pond, whereafter it's pretty much continuous. Lots of knee deep post-holing in the afternoon, despite snowshoes. West Gully had 40-50% coverage, did not see slide activity on that aspect. Took west gully to 13k, then went up West face. Quite loose and kinda sketchy. West Gully is possibly skiable early in the day. Very soft in the afternoon, so I linked up scree for 80% of descent off the peak. Great day but 13 hours. Would work better with a high camp, especially if skiing or ascending Cunning Couloir. It looked magnificent. Don't forget, overnight permits are now required for Conundrum Camping. Hence the day trip. Cheers. 
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