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The Crestones and Humboldt Peak Routes

 
Routes
Routes Gain RT Distance  Difficulty     Risk Factors    
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Humboldt Peak - West Ridge
Difficulty: Class 2
Total Elevation Gain: 4,200 feet
Round-trip Distance: 11 mi
Humboldt Peak - West Ridge 4,200' 11 mi   Class 2  Moderate
Exposure: Moderate
Rockfall Potential: Moderate
Route-Finding: Moderate
Commitment: Low
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Crestone Peak - South Face
Difficulty: Class 3
Total Elevation Gain: 5,700 feet
Round-trip Distance: 14 mi
Crestone Peak - South Face 5,700' 14 mi   Class 3  High
Exposure: High
Rockfall Potential: Considerable
Route-Finding: Considerable
Commitment: Considerable
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Crestone Needle - South Face
Difficulty: Class 4
Total Elevation Gain: 4,400 feet
Round-trip Distance: 12 mi
Crestone Needle - South Face 4,400' 12 mi   Class 4  High
Exposure: High
Rockfall Potential: Considerable
Route-Finding: High
Commitment: Considerable
route Humboldt Peak - East Ridge
Difficulty: Class 2
Total Elevation Gain: 4,300 feet
Round-trip Distance: 8 mi
Humboldt Peak - East Ridge 4,300' 8 mi   Class 2  Considerable
Exposure: Moderate
Rockfall Potential: Moderate
Route-Finding: Considerable
Commitment: Moderate
route Combo: Crestones Traverse
Difficulty: Class 5
Total Elevation Gain: 5,300 feet
Round-trip Distance: 14 mi
Combo: Crestones Traverse 5,300' 14 mi   Class 5  Extreme!
Exposure: Extreme!
Rockfall Potential: Considerable
Route-Finding: High
Commitment: High
route  _ Crestone Needle - Ellingwood Arete/Ledges
Difficulty: Class 5
Total Elevation Gain: 4,400 feet
Round-trip Distance: 11.25 mi
Crestone Needle - Ellingwood Arete/Ledges 4,400' 11.25 mi   Class 5  Extreme!
Exposure: Extreme!
Rockfall Potential: High
Route-Finding: High
Commitment: Extreme!
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Humboldt Peak - Southeast Gully
Difficulty: Class 2  Moderate Snow
Total Elevation Gain: 5,400 feet
Round-trip Distance: 8 mi
Humboldt Peak - Southeast Gully 5,400' 8 mi   Class 2  Considerable
Exposure: Moderate
Rockfall Potential: Moderate
Route-Finding: Considerable
Commitment: Moderate
Standard Route
_Snow-Climb! Only climb with stable spring/early summer snow
_Contributed by a 14ers.com member
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