Peak:  Mt. Evans B (13er)
 Route:  East face
 Range:  Mosquito
 Posted By:  Ptglhs
 Date of Info:  11/26/2017
 Date Posted:  11/27/2017
Details

East face very snowy. Postholing in some places 4 feet. I tried wearing crampons from 12.3 on, which was probably a mistake as snow wasn't quite consolidated enough to hold up to crampons. I used snow shoes on descent from 12.8 to snowline ~12.2 which was MUCH better. I needed crampons and an ice ax for last 300ft of summit push. Slopes steep, snow is deep, but well bonded.


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Comments or Questions
Gaper
Pictures?
11/27/2017 13:43
Do you have any pictures of any of the upper (snowy) parts of the routes? Thanks!


d_baker
Almost
11/27/2017 14:59
CarpeDM and I were going to hike Evans B on Saturday. Now I know what we missed.



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