|Peak:||Crestone Needle (14er)|
|Range:||Sangre de Cristo|
|Date of Info:||09/24/2011|
All standard route belay stations and first 5.5 pitch are covered in snow/ice, dramatically increasing difficulty with limited protection opportunity. Upper 5.7 pitches relatively snow-free. Took us 3-pitches with a 60m to the 3rd-class gully.