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Peak(s):  Ellingwood Point  -  14,042 feet
Blanca Peak  -  14,345 feet
Post Date:  05/16/2007
Modified:  05/18/2011
Date Climbed:   05/10/2007
Posted By:  Jcwhite


 Sangre ski descents   

http://www.elksandbeyond.com/14er-ski-descents/blanca-and-ellingwood/
 


  • Comments or Questions
doumall


Well done     02/05/2011 00:22
Way to get those peaks done so early in the day. Sounds like you might be nearly done with the Sangres by this weekend huh?


jobglass

hey guys     05/17/2007 04:05
i am from houston and my dad and i were wanting to climb blanca on memorial day. were there any avalanches while you were up there? also this the time for them right? help me out i dont know a lot


Jcwhite


Early     05/17/2007 05:36
If you climb early in the day, and there were freezing temperatures the night before, this will help you alot. Thea avalanches this time of year are mostly wet slides, but i would suspect that by memorial day you will still want your crampons and ice axe, and the knowledge that goes with such tools. If you dont know how to use them, then perhaps you should think about a different peak.


jobglass

thanks jc     05/17/2007 05:48
you have been a big help. it was cool that you responded so promptly. thanks for sharing you knowledge.


gb


Awesome trip!!     11/30/2010 17:28
Hopefully we can squeeze out a few more before it's all said and done. My tgr TR:

http://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php?t=85694



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