Peak:  Casco Peak (13er)
 Route:  French/Frasco/Casco Combo
 Range:  Sawatch
 Posted By:  BobbyFinn
 Date of Info:  10/20/2012
 Date Posted:  10/21/2012

Light snow on the east face. Micro spikes were useful higher up.

Insignificant snow on the ridge from Casco to Frasco and French.

Pic 1 - Casco from South Halfmoon Creek Drainage
Pic 2 - Casco from the ridge to Frasco

Comments or Questions

10/22/2012 20:08
We weren't on the route - we went up the face on climber‘s right side after we got tired of side-hilling to the Casco-Frasco saddle. We got into a snow-covered rocky area where the spikes helped get traction on the rock under the snow.


never took out spikes
04/02/2015 19:45
But we descended from Casco saddle and remaining snow was soft by then. Ridge scramble was fun (albeit short), road walking - not so much

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