Info, conditions and gear related to skiing or riding Colorado Peaks, including the 14ers! Ski/Ride Trip Reports
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d_baker wrote:Carl wrote:If anyone goes I'd love to hear about conditions on the Needle. I'm thinking it might be in with all this recent snow.
From a TR on 14erW, the Needle was climbed on the 7th, E gulley, good kick stepping all the way to the summit. Reported that there's a thin spot near a v-slot, near the summit, sounds like the convergence area of the E and W gullies.
With the latest storm, I would imagine it's filled in a bit more.
Thanks for the update. A thin spot could be a problem with skis on. It's a gorgeous area but I'd rather not head all the way in there again this spring if the Needle isn't skiable.
Anyone happen to head in there this past weekend?
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Carl, I haven't been down to the Sangres at all this winter, but I'm starting to think those lines might just be skiable. Another big storm right now... might be worth a shot for you.
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