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 Peak(s):  "Drift Pk"  -  13,900 feet
 Post Date:  03/15/2012
 Date Climbed:   03/11/2012
 Posted By:  strudolyubov

 Drift Peak via NW (Villa) Ridge (picture album)   

Route: Northwest (Villa) Ridge from Mayflower Gulch
Date: 03-11-2012
Climbers: strudolyubov

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Approach: Mayflower Gulch near Boston Mine


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Drift Peak from the northwest


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Looking up the ridge


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Northwest Face of Drift Peak


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Looking down the ridge


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Looking back at the middle section of the ridge


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Villa Ridge, view south


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The upper ridge


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Looking along Drift-Fletcher Ridge


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West Ridge of Quandary Peak from Drift Peak


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Drift Peak, summit view south


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Drift Peak, summit view towards Bartlett Mountain


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Descending Villa Ridge



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  • Comments or Questions
Jay521


One of my favorite routes     2012-03-15 05:42:14
and NICE pictures!


d_baker


to the point     2012-03-15 06:27:19
Nice pictures


geojed


Nice and Pithy     2012-03-15 07:24:47
Great Pics. Good beta for my trip tmrw. One question, did you see if there was a trench already ”in” leading to Pacific Creek and Atlantic's West Ridge?


jbchalk



Jed,     2012-03-15 07:54:31
Was up on Atlantic's west ridge last Saturday - there is a decent trench we put in that crosses Mayflower Gulch before Boston Mine to the bottom of the west ridge. Should help ya.


geojed


Thanks!!!     2012-03-15 07:59:58
Brandon,

Thanks for the beta. That's fantastic to hear. 8)

Cheers,

Jed


strudolyubov

Re:     2012-03-15 10:53:09
Jay521, d_baker, geojed,

Thanks for your comments. Not many things can beat climbing a good route on a perfect day!



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