Hoosier Ridge  
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2016-11-26  Route: From Hoosier Pass
Posted On: 2016-11-30, By: Sglm14
Info: Route easy to follow. Patches of snow in some sections. Used microspikes for a bit. Gorgeous day to hike! 
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2016-10-18  Route: From Hoosier Pass
Posted On: 2016-10-18, By: JasonKline
Info: The small amount of snow was only an inch or two deep and easily avoidable. 
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2016-06-05  Route: From Hoosier Pass
Posted On: 2016-06-07, By: hart4069
Info: About two thirds of the the trail from the trailhead to around treeline is clear. The other third expect mostly 1 foot deep post holing with a few areas up to 3 feet deep. There isn't a good way around the snow fields, but the snow is melting fast. Had two small kids with me and only made it to treeline. 
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2016-02-12  Route: From Hoosier Pass
Posted On: 2016-02-16, By: Fabio 49
Info: From the Trailhead to about a half mile above tree line there is a distinct trail that is fairly well packed. As stated in the post form November, if you step off the trail you are post holing up to 2 feet. The trail is faint after that and I only managed to stay on it because I followed a gentleman who was on his was to Silverheels. Once on the ridge most of the route is windblown and clear of any considerable snow. 
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2015-11-07  Route: From Hoosier Pass
Posted On: 2015-11-09, By: Brian Thomas
Info: This will likely change soon with the new storm in a few days, but should give an overview of the surrounding area. From Hoosier Pass to treeline, step off the trail and there is 12-18" of unsupportive snow. On the descent I did not wear snowshoes and had a few falling trapdoor steps on the mostly solid and supportive packed trail. Pic #1 is Hoosier Ridge mostly blown out above treeline. Pic #2 is looking toward Bross and Lincoln. Pic #3 is looking toward Quandary and the Tenmile Range. 
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2015-07-11  Route: From Hoosier Pass
Posted On: 2015-07-11, By: awake
Info: Snow is 100% avoidable up Hoosier Ridge and Red Mtn A. Appeared to be the case for Red Mtn C as well, but I didn‘t make it to that one. Great conditions and awesome peaks to hike. Just make sure to start early as you‘re above treeline almost the entire time. 
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2012-05-05  Route: From Hoosier Pass
Posted On: 2012-05-05, By: spong0949
Info: Dry all the way to the summit and red peak. You will want ice axe for one short steep section of snow if climbing red mountain. 
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2012-03-28  Route: From Hoosier Pass
Posted On: 2012-03-28, By: sunny1
Info: Conditions are very similar to Eph 2 5Ďs update 3/24. Except today, there was packed snow (super-highway) from Hoosier Pass to treeline. Today did not use any traction or snowshoes, though carried both, stashed above treeline. Minimal postholing without them. There are a some snowfields above treeline that can be either avoided or crossed without excessive postholing. Surprisingly dry up there. 
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2012-03-24  Route: From Hoosier Pass
Posted On: 2012-03-24, By: Eph 2 5
Info: After the short time (25 minutes for me) in the snow from the trailhead to a little bit above treeline, I reached the tundra which was almost entirely snow free. There were a few snowfields on the ridge, but they could almost all be avoided. Snowshoes were very helpful for the snow in the trees. The route to Red Peak was dry. The route to Red Mountain had one snowfield that looked kind of dicey. 
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2011-10-10  Route: From Hoosier Pass
Posted On: 2011-10-10, By: MountainHiker
Info: Hoosier Ridge & Red Peak from Hoosier Pass. A few inches of snow on most of the route. Sometimes deeper but never enough to want floatation. I had my MicroSpikes but didnít use them. Didnít need an axe but was glad to have a pole. The sun and wind is removing the snow where exposed. The wind was persistent today! There was melting today. I had soft snow, but there could be some melt-freeze ice forming. North facing slopes (Silverheels) were holding more snow. Some wind deposit areas had post holing, but not a lot. 
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