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Peak(s):  Castle Peak  -  14,265 feet
Post Date:  07/02/2008
Modified:  12/20/2008
Date Climbed:   06/29/2008
Posted By:  gb

 Castle- South Face from Cumberland Basin   

I thought this might be useful for folks wanting to access Castle and other peaks from the Crested Butte side (Brush Creek/ Cumberland Basin)

Beautiful day, excellent skiing for the end of June. Solitude can be had on this approach to Castle.

Full TR:

A few photos:
(Red= descent; Blue=ascent) (March photo)


  • Comments or Questions

really     2008-07-03 07:09:24
enjoyed reading this report, pretty cool skiing by waterfalls and Cumberland is a sick place indeed.

Cage Free

What‘s the deal with     2008-07-13 18:13:13
the plane crash over in twin lakes? I once had a really vivid dream about a plane crashing into the basin in Cumberland; I literally woke up in a panic thinking I needed to help. Turns out, there HAD been a crash over in Twin Lakes. I‘ve been up there a few time t search for the wreckage, hearing it was still there, but no luck. Any clues?

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