Trailhead:  Baldwin Gulch
Sawatch Range
 Posted By:  CO Native
 Date of Info:  06/09/2012
 Date Posted:  06/11/2012
There is a path around the snowfield at 12,750. Do not attempt to use this we did on the way up and the last part of it where it rejoins the main road was loose sand and we slid sideways down onto the road almost rolling the vehicle. We talked to another guy that had gone that way and he had the same experience. We couldn‘t get back out that way either so we ended up shoveling and a guy helped winch us through it. This should open the road up sooner.

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 Comments or Questions

06/12/2012 18:07
Wow... That must have gotten your heart rate up!

CO Native

06/12/2012 21:34
Heart rate up and almost filled my shorts.


I can believe that!
06/12/2012 22:30
I'm pretty sure my vehicle would have needed new seat covers. And my knees would probably have been shaking too hard to do any sort of climb... Glad you kept it on its tires.... I'd hate to think my favorite SAR guy would have had to call SAR.....

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