Forum

Humboldt conditions?

Colorado 14er peak questions, condition requests and other info. 14er Trip Reports, Condition Reports
User avatar
Posts: 101
Joined: Sun Jan 01, 2012 7:39 pm
Location: Boulder

Humboldt conditions?

Postby eskermo » Thu Nov 29, 2012 5:21 pm

Has anybody been to Humboldt or the Crestones recently? Any info on current conditions on the South Colony Lakes road and trail/snow conditions would be appreciated.

I plan on tackling Humboldt Saturday morning so it would be nice to get an idea of the gear I need to pack and figure out if I can drive all the way to the upper trailhead.

User avatar
Posts: 259
Joined: Thu Apr 22, 2010 11:42 am
Location: Boulder, CO

Re: Humboldt conditions?

Postby Mindy » Sat Dec 01, 2012 11:44 am

Bump

User avatar
Posts: 1397
Joined: Wed Jun 16, 2010 2:33 pm
Location: Crestone, CO and/or Chapel Hill, NC

Re: Humboldt conditions?

Postby jdorje » Sat Dec 01, 2012 1:52 pm

I would bet good money you can hike the standard route of Humboldt without any winter equipment.
-Jason Dorje Short

User avatar
Posts: 509
Joined: Thu Jul 07, 2011 6:18 pm
Location: Colorado

Re: Humboldt conditions?

Postby awilbur77 » Mon Dec 03, 2012 12:35 pm

So what's the word... were you able to drive to the upper trailhead?
Help me raise money for the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) in summer of 2016...
http://www.hikefor.com/SummitRounder/TCT/2016

User avatar
Posts: 851
Joined: Mon May 07, 2007 8:44 am
Location: Castle Rock, Co

Re: Humboldt conditions?

Postby dsunwall » Mon Dec 03, 2012 12:44 pm

road is hard packed snow, steeper sections may be difficult if it's above freezing, water on ice. snow packed trail all the way, above treeline is 98% brown on south and west slopes.

User avatar
Posts: 509
Joined: Thu Jul 07, 2011 6:18 pm
Location: Colorado

Re: Humboldt conditions?

Postby awilbur77 » Mon Dec 03, 2012 4:03 pm

Thanks for the update!
Help me raise money for the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) in summer of 2016...
http://www.hikefor.com/SummitRounder/TCT/2016

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: GoBlueZach, HoopRef_climbs_14ers, J-Bone, RyGuy, xthurman, zfz380122903 and 30 guests