Peak:  Mt. Antero (14er)
 Route:  West Slopes
 Range:  Sawatch
 Posted By:  dannyg23
 Date of Info:  11/05/2011
 Date Posted:  11/06/2011

From the road to the creek crossing there is about 6" of snow. After the creek crossing there is a bit more, probably an average of 8" or 10" with drifts as high as thigh deep. The road is mostly covered in drifts with a small track on the downhill side. Pt. 13xxx was pretty well windblown. The ridge to Antero had a lot of drifts usually waist deep. Anything that was windblown when we got there was way, way more windblown by the time we left. floatation was not necessary but probably would have helped. Crampons were not necessary. We brought ice axes, and although we never needed them I would bring it again if for some depraved reason I was headed back up there.

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