Peak:  "Phoenix Peak" (13er)
 Route:  W ridge from Midwest mine
 Range:  San Juan
 Posted By:  CarpeDM
 Date of Info:  11/10/2018
 Date Posted:  11/10/2018
Details

Not much snow. Bare to 2 to 4 inches along the La Garita stock driveway. Was surprised to come across a Wrangler (stock, I think) and an ATV in Phoenix park. One maybe 100 yd section of knee-deep postholing at a flat-ish spot along the W ridge at about 12,500. Wore gaiters. Needed no other winter gear. I was quite warm until the bit of icy wind near the summit ridge.


Photos (click for slideshow):
#1) Phoenix and Phoenix Park (with soft focus effect from the phone being in my sweaty pants, ha!)#2) About as deep as you’ll find except for the one spot on the ridge#3) San Luis group


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