Peak:  Torreys Peak (14er)
 Route:  South Slopes
 Range:  Front
 Posted By:  No Malarkey
 Date of Info:  06/29/2013
 Date Posted:  06/29/2013
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The traverse southwest to reach the Grays-Torreys saddle from the Grays route (not the traverse from Grays summit) still requires a small, exposed, snow/ice field crossing. A fall from said traverse would likely be a self termination event without an equipped agressive self arrest. Short path and "snow" was ice at 0600. Mentioning only as a summer point of caution. A spring/fall/winter effort on similar terrain would likely have an individual carrying an ice axe, and wearing crampons. Avoidable by taking or returning via the Grays summit approach.



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