Peak:  Mt. Democrat (14er)
 Route:  East Slopes
 Range:  Mosquito
 Posted By:  Medic-5150
 Date of Info:  04/08/2012
 Date Posted:  04/08/2012

Hey guys!

My wife and I just got back from Mt Democrat. It was a near perfect day. It was windy, but wuite nice between gusts. My wife had microspikes, she only used them on the descent. I managed without anything (no poles, axes, or spikes). The snow is quite packed and mostly ice in a lot of spots. We did some glissading, though not much. The dogs had a blast and were best friends with everyone they saw! The road in is dry all the way. I made it fine in a Subaru Impreza. A 2wd car with decent clearance should be able to make it, just pick your line wisely.

Happy Hiking!

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