Peak:  Mt. Antero (14er)
 Route:  West Slopes
 Range:  Sawatch
 Posted By:  Doctor No
 Date of Info:  07/20/2013
 Date Posted:  07/20/2013

Never thought I'd be adding a conditions report for Mount Antero of all things, let alone the route from the road.

Anyhow, I just got back from Antero (via road) - there has been so much rain up there that the Little Baldwin (the tributary that comes down from the Antero side) is going directly down the road, starting shortly above the creek crossing, all the way to 12,100' or so. In some places, it's pretty much the entire flow of the creek (see pictures one and two).

Then, at 12,300', the same creek has washed out the entire road (see pictures three and four). It's *possible* that someone could get a car up to 12,000' or so, but I don't think there's anyway a car will get past the washout at 12,300'. (We did see two ATVs up higher, and I'm not sure how they managed that).

Hopefully the pictures help!

Photos (click for slideshow):
Image #1Image #2Image #3Image #4

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