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Peak(s):  Pikes Peak  -  14,110 feet
Post Date:  04/11/2011
Date Climbed:   04/07/2011
Posted By:  Kevin Baker

 Pikes via Little Italy: A New Respect for Wind Slab   

Summitpost report

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  • Comments or Questions

Yikes!     2011-04-11 15:47:08
Glad that slab didn't take you down the couloir with it!


The weak prior was completely different     2011-04-11 17:09:08
Wow, I went up there the 1st (April) and it was quite dry. I did not see any new snow and everything looked solid. I drove to the summit to check everything out so I didnt test any snow but even close everything looked stable. Your images tell a different story. I see lots of fresh snow on trees and rocks that was not there the prior week. It looks like the mountain got a day or 2 of snow after I left and much colder weather.


Wow!     2011-04-11 21:03:07
Glad to hear you made it out safe.


Good reminder!     2011-04-11 23:55:31
Thanks for sharing your story, Kevin. Glad you are okay and that everything ended up going as planned.

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