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 1  Crestone Needle - South Face  
Difficulty:  Class 3 
Total Elevation Gain: 4,400 feet
Round-trip Distance: 12.00 miles
Crestone Needle - South Face   4400'  12.00   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. 126  Print 
 2  Crestone Peak - South Face  
Difficulty:  Class 3 
Total Elevation Gain: 5,700 feet
Round-trip Distance: 14.00 miles
Crestone Peak - South Face   5700'  14.00   Class 3  Moderate exposure along the immediate route. It should be avoidable with some slow hiking or scrambling. 279  Print 
 3  Combo: Crestones Traverse 
Difficulty:  Class 5 
Total Elevation Gain: 5,300 feet
Round-trip Distance: 14.00 miles
Combo: Crestones Traverse  5300'  14.00   Class 5  Dangerous exposure that requires careful, technical moves to navigate around. A fall would likely be fatal. Big, sheer drops. 38  Print 
 5  Crestone Needle - Ellingwood Arete/Ledges  
Difficulty:  Class 5 
Total Elevation Gain: 4,400 feet
Round-trip Distance: 11.25 miles
Crestone Needle - Ellingwood Arete/Ledges   4400'  11.25   Class 5  Dangerous exposure that requires careful, technical moves to navigate around. A fall would likely be fatal. Big, sheer drops. 22  Print 
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