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  Routes  Click on a Route:   Gain   Miles   Difficulty   Exposure    Photos   
  Lake Como Approach 
Difficulty:  Class 1 
Total Elevation Gain: 3,900 feet
Round-trip Distance: 11.00 miles
Lake Como Approach  3900'  11.00   Class 1  No exposure in the area. Gentle terrain. 13  Print 
 1  Blanca Peak - Northwest Ridge  
Difficulty:  Difficult Class 2 
Total Elevation Gain: 6,500 feet
Round-trip Distance: 17.00 miles
Blanca Peak - Northwest Ridge   6500'  17.00   Difficult Class 2  Moderate exposure along the immediate route. It should be avoidable with some slow hiking or scrambling. 109  Print 
 2  Ellingwood Point - South Face  
Difficulty:  Difficult Class 2 
Total Elevation Gain: 6,200 feet
Round-trip Distance: 17.00 miles
Ellingwood Point - South Face   6200'  17.00   Difficult Class 2  Mild exposure very close to the route. Route options may be limited but you should be able to walk past the exposure area. 90  Print 
 3  Combo: Blanca and Ellingwood 
Difficulty:  Class 3 
Total Elevation Gain: 6,800 feet
Round-trip Distance: 18.00 miles
Combo: Blanca and Ellingwood  6800'  18.00   Class 3  More serious exposure that could result in serious injury or death if you fell. Moving past the area will require some scrambling or short technical moves. 52  Print 
 4  Ellingwood Point - Southwest Ridge  
Difficulty:  Class 3 
Total Elevation Gain: 2,200 feet
Round-trip Distance: 15.00 miles
Ellingwood Point - Southwest Ridge   2200'  15.00   Class 3  More serious exposure that could result in serious injury or death if you fell. Moving past the area will require some scrambling or short technical moves. 20  Print 
 5  Ellingwood Point - North Ridge via South Zapata Creek  
Difficulty:  Easy Class 3 
Total Elevation Gain: 5,500 feet
Round-trip Distance: 11.60 miles
Ellingwood Point - North Ridge via South Zapata Creek   5500'  11.60   Easy Class 3  Moderate exposure along the immediate route. It should be avoidable with some slow hiking or scrambling. 27  Print 
 6  Little Bear Peak - West Ridge and Southwest Face  
Difficulty:  Class 4 
Total Elevation Gain: 6,200 feet
Round-trip Distance: 14.00 miles
Little Bear Peak - West Ridge and Southwest Face   6200'  14.00   Class 4  More serious exposure that could result in serious injury or death if you fell. Moving past the area will require some scrambling or short technical moves. 107  Print 
 Trip Reports:
  Blanca Peak Trip Reports (224)
  Blanca Peak Ski/Snowboard Trip Reports (15)
  Ellingwood Point Trip Reports (170)
  Ellingwood Point Ski/Snowboard Trip Reports (17)
  Little Bear Peak Trip Reports (217)
  Little Bear Peak Ski/Snowboard Trip Reports (12)

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