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 Peak:  Mt. Yale (14er)
 Route:  Southwest Slopes
 Range:  Sawatch
 Posted By:  BostonBD
 Date of Information:  10/24/2013
 Date Posted:  10/24/2013
 Report

11,500 to tree line the melting snow was slick. Maybe a 1/4 to 1/2 mile in length requires traction.



  • Comments or Questions
cory1223oh


Yale tomorrow 10/26     10/25/2013 16:34
We are planning on heading up that way tomorrow.

How much snow above treeline?

Can we make it to the trailhead in an AWD Audi A4?


BostonBD


Yale     10/26/2013 00:18
The trailhead to southwest slopes is paved. The trail is mostly dry to about 11K and from there to tree line there was packed snow on the trail which was icy/slushy on the descent. Above tree line there were patches of snow but, avoidable.



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