Peak:  Ellingwood Point (14er)
 Route:  South Face
 Range:  Sangre de Cristo
 Posted By:  BillMiddlebrook
 Date of Info:  03/26/2011
 Date Posted:  03/28/2011

Skied Ellingwood and had a contiuous line from the false summit (bump), right before the summit. Parked at 8,800‘ and hiked up the road to reach snow near 10,300‘. Skinned the remaining road and all the way to 13,300‘ where I switched to crampons and climbed unconsolidated, trap-crust snow to the ridge and left to the summit.

Blanca has no snow for a ski descent and Ellingwood won‘t hold what it has much longer if the Sangres don‘t get some good spring snow, soon.

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