Peak:  Loveland Mountain (13er)
 Route:  North Ridge from Mt. Buckskin
 Range:  Mosquito
 Posted By:  supranihilest
 Date of Info:  10/04/2019
 Date Posted:  10/04/2019
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The ridge between Buckskin and Loveland looks harder than it is, as there's basically a trail the entire way. It braids at times but the route is incredibly obvious. Though it's irritating going back to Buckskin that might be your best bet for descending; I went down Loveland's east ridge/slopes and while it wasn't particularly difficult I ended up doing a lot of weaving and heading southeast instead of northeast, which was away from my car. I then had a heinous willow bash at the bottom. It didn't last long but it was willows, and you can avoid willows entirely descending Buckskin. I then walked back on the road, but I can't imagine doing so saved time or energy over simply traversing back to Buckskin and going down the way I came up.


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