Peak:  Kit Carson Peak (14er)
 Route:  North Ridge
 Range:  Sangre de Cristo
 Posted By:  tmathews
 Date of Information:  07/23/2011
 Date Posted:  07/23/2011

Stream crossings on the approach are of no concern. Take the standard route up Challenger just past a section of willows after you cross Willow Creek above the falls, then hang a left and you can avoid bushwhacking through willows to the base of Outward Bound Couloir and not have to deal with any major stream crossings. There is a little section of snow at the base of OB Couloir to gain access to the North Ridge, but it is easily avoidable. Great climb.

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