Peak(s):  Mt. Harvard  -  14,420 feet
Humboldt Peak  -  14,064 feet
Date Posted:  11/18/2009
Date Climbed:   11/15/2009
Author:  killingcokes
 Harvard and Humboldt Aborted Trips 11/15-16/09   

With all the new snow I thought it would be great to try and get some of the lower angled routes done. Harvard 's summer route involves terrain below 30 degrees the entire way except for one small section that I had seen in recent photos was bare before the storm.....

The rest can be seen on my site

 Comments or Questions
11/19/2009 05:09
Beautiful down there with snow.

On the South Colony lakes road with a 4x4 where would someone without a snowmobile have to park?

What sort of snow depths did you see?


11/19/2009 23:41
Thanks for posting. I can‘t believe how early you are starting1 I am jealous! Harvard looks in from the summit?


Thanks Fritz
11/30/2010 17:28
for putting this up, we've been a bit starved for condition updates around here lately, nice to see what's going on in the central Sawatch. Nice work trying to get after it early, even if the payoff was less than you hoped for. Check you PMs.


02/05/2011 00:22
There was about 2 feet of new. After the turn off Colfax you can go about a 1/2 mile before you hit snow. There's a cattle guard there and that's about it, and that was with a lifted 4runner with very good tires. Once you got to those very 1st switchbacks it surely would have been it. It might melt off a bit this week.

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