Peak:  Mt. Buckskin (13er)
 Route:  Northeast Slope
 Range:  Mosquito
 Posted By:  mijoflynn
 Date of Info:  06/29/2021
 Date Posted:  06/29/2021
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The weekend snow that Koy mentioned yesterday was hanging around in places on my way up at 7:00, but was mostly gone by the time I made my way down at 10:00. There is a consolidated snowfield at the very base of the slope, but it's no trouble to walk over.

This was the third straight hike that low-hanging clouds chased me up a valley; it's starting to feel personal. Visibility was 20-30 feet by the time I made the summit; I waited an hour for it to clear, and when it didn't, I gave up on Loveland and headed back down.

Plenty of people at Kite Lake, some doing the Decalibron.



Photos (click for slideshow):
#1) Loveland and Buckskin#2) Snow at base of slope#3) Clouds rolling up behind me#4) Summit views!#5) Kite Lake TH at 10:00


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