|Peak:||Mt. Sneffels (14er)|
|Route:||From Yankee Boy Basin|
|Date of Information:||06/23/2013|
The majority of the route was passable rocky scree as expected. The small gully that ascends from 13,5 to 14,000 ft was about 2/3s filled with snow. The snow was packed into steps from previous hikers, but by the late morning it was starting to get soft and easily slid out from under me. Doing this climb without crampons was frankly stupid. The way down took about an hour to get past the snow. Crampons at the very least and an ice axe are recommended for the near future.
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