Peak:  Hoosier Ridge (13er)
 Route:  From Hoosier Pass
 Range:  Front
 Posted By:  asueagle02
 Date of Info:  10/22/2021
 Date Posted:  10/23/2021
Details

Minor snow, mostly boot-packed, from Hoosier Pass to the split with Silverheels' North Spur route. Heading north towards Hoosier summit, the first bump above 13,000' is holding snow on both south and north sides. I did not use traction here (but could have); gaiters were helpful for shin-deep postholing (sunny and 40-ish degrees). After the first bump there are only short stretches of snow, mostly on north facing pitches. Snow is usually mixed with loose talus, so watch your foot placements.


Photos (click for slideshow):
#1) View of Silverheels north face#2) Final approach to Hoosier Ridge summit


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