Peak(s):  Pikes Peak  -  14,110 feet
Date Posted:  04/11/2011
Date Climbed:   04/07/2011
Author:  Kevin Baker
 Pikes via Little Italy: A New Respect for Wind Slab  

Summitpost report

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 Comments or Questions

04/11/2011 21:47
Glad that slab didn't take you down the couloir with it!


The weak prior was completely different
04/11/2011 23:09
Wow, I went up there the 1st (April) and it was quite dry. I did not see any new snow and everything looked solid. I drove to the summit to check everything out so I didnt test any snow but even close everything looked stable. Your images tell a different story. I see lots of fresh snow on trees and rocks that was not there the prior week. It looks like the mountain got a day or 2 of snow after I left and much colder weather.


04/12/2011 03:03
Glad to hear you made it out safe.


Good reminder!
04/12/2011 05:55
Thanks for sharing your story, Kevin. Glad you are okay and that everything ended up going as planned.

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