Peak:  Ice Mountain (13er)
 Route:  Refrigerator Couloir
 Range:  Sawatch
 Posted By:  kmensch
 Date of Info:  06/24/2012
 Date Posted:  07/03/2012

The refrigerator couloir is still in condition as of 6/24/12. There is an area around the choke point (2/3 of the way up) that is melting out and has a lot of loose rock that can be dangerous. The bottom 1/3 is hard snow with some ice (stay in the runnel), the middle 1/3 has solid and melting ice, and the upper 1/3 is packed snow. Overall a great route, but the ice isn't solid in the thin areas and rockfall through the constriction is a given. I wouldn't climb this past mid July.

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