Peak:  Capitol Peak (14er)
 Route:  Northeast Ridge from Capitol Lake
 Range:  Elk
 Posted By:  theuglybear
 Date of Information:  06/07/2013
 Date Posted:  06/08/2013
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Made an attempt on Capitol on 6/7. Plenty of post holing on the approach, beginning at about 11,000'. Mostly full snow coverage above chasm. Ridge a mix of steep snow and exposed rock. Warm temps had the snow turning to slush by 7:30, and we turned around at K2. You'll need colder temps or bigger balls to climb this right

now.




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