Peak:  Boreas Mountain (13er)
 Route:  West Slope
 Range:  Front
 Posted By:  IHikeLikeAGirl
 Date of Info:  10/19/2013
 Date Posted:  10/19/2013
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Could still drive to Boreas Pass, but the road was packed snow from the winter closure up.

Sugary, slippery, snow. From a couple of inches to thigh deep postholing. The route to the ridge looked windswept, but the snow was definitely a big factor. Did not use snowshoes, hiking poles were a must (but I'd forgotten mine), microspikes would not help in the sugary snow. And the winds...check the forecast...absolutely miserable. Tough way to get this fairly short peak.




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