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 Peak:  Broken Hand Peak (13er)
 Route:  SW slopes
 Range:  Sangre de Cristo
 Posted By:  d_baker
 Date of Information:  06/30/2013
 Date Posted:  07/01/2013
 Report

To supplement the other conditions reports of the Crestones with some photos...

1: Crux of the Broken Hand pass approach. The top of the snow (in shadows) is the crossover step onto rock with a quick move or two to surmount.

2: The Needle & Peak from the summit of Broken Hand Peak (BHP).

3: Humboldt‘s southern flanks and west ridge from the summit of BHP.

4: Milwaukee & Pico Aislado from the summit of BHP.

The hike of BHP from the pass up the SW slopes was snow free and it‘s ready for flatlanders.



Photos (click for slideshow):
Image #1Image #2Image #3Image #4


  • Comments or Questions (4)
Monster5


Wishlist     2013-07-02 19:09:34
Broken Hand and Crestolita are my newest Sangres wishlist peaks. The scrambles look awesome.

Sat:


d_baker


Cool shot     2013-07-02 19:19:54
Monster.
I hear you ran into a mad dude while in Sand Creek...


Monster5


Slow dude?     2013-07-02 20:16:04
With the pot belly? Yeah, he claimed to have done a few peaks in the area, but I'm pretty sure he just sat around at the lake all day punting little marmot bastards.


d_baker


I'm confused     2013-07-02 20:20:23
I'm a slow dude (both mentally and while on my feet) with a pot belly. But I'm pretty sure I didn't see you nor do I punt marmots, bastards or not.
Sitting around a lake sounds cool though!



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