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 Peak(s):  Mt. Harvard  -  14,420 feet
Humboldt Peak  -  14,064 feet
 Post Date:  11/18/2009
 Date Climbed:   11/15/2009
 Posted By:  killingcokes

 Harvard and Humboldt Aborted Trips 11/15-16/09   

With all the new snow I thought it would be great to try and get some of the lower angled routes done. Harvard 's summer route involves terrain below 30 degrees the entire way except for one small section that I had seen in recent photos was bare before the storm.....

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  • Comments or Questions
killingcokes


smitchell333     2011-02-04 17:22:16
There was about 2 feet of new. After the turn off Colfax you can go about a 1/2 mile before you hit snow. There's a cattle guard there and that's about it, and that was with a lifted 4runner with very good tires. Once you got to those very 1st switchbacks it surely would have been it. It might melt off a bit this week.


benners


Thanks Fritz     2010-11-30 10:28:49
for putting this up, we've been a bit starved for conditions reports around here lately, nice to see what's going on in the central Sawatch. Nice work trying to get after it early, even if the payoff was less than you hoped for. Check you PMs.


smitchell333

Snow!     2009-11-18 22:09:57
Beautiful down there with snow.

On the South Colony lakes road with a 4x4 where would someone without a snowmobile have to park?

What sort of snow depths did you see?


USAKeller


Nice!     2009-11-19 16:41:16
Thanks for posting. I can‘t believe how early you are starting1 I am jealous! Harvard looks in from the summit?



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