|Peak:||Mt. Princeton (14er)|
|Date of Info:||04/29/2012|
Successfully made it up Princeton today with dillonsarnelli. The route above the road is mostly snow-free, though it crosses 5 gullies that still have some snow while traversing below Tigger Peak. There are nice steps crossing all of the gullies, but I would recommend taking along micro-spikes and an axe if you are uncomfortable crossing snow, as an un-arrested fall could send you down a long ways into rocks. They were not a big deal to cross while the snow was melting in the afternoon, but early in the morning when frozen I can see being nervous about these. Other than that it‘s a straightforward, (depressingly) snow-free climb to the summit. Feel free to PM me with any questions!
The final photo I‘ve attached shoes Dillon standing at the edge of the road, below where the trail branches off. The steps and cairn are buried in snow.
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