Peak:  Apache Peak (13er)
 Route:  Queens Way
 Range:  Front
 Posted By:  Wimyers
 Date of Info:  06/19/2022
 Date Posted:  06/19/2022
Details

Really soft snow all day today, despite a light freeze last night. Mostly good, continuous snow from Isabelle glacier to summit. We got a late start but the weather was cloudy all morning long so the snow conditions were stable; if the route had been in sun we would have turned back at the couloir entrance. Started at 5:30am and the approach took us a bit longer than we anticipated, 2 hours from trailhead to glacier. 7 hours total car to car. We glissaded from near the summit to the glacier and made it down in about 15 minutes. Seemed like perfect ski conditions.


Comments or Questions
jfm3
User
Same today
06/20/2022 21:20
I climbed the same route today and saw your tracks. That's a steep glissade!


Wimyers
User
It
06/21/2022 06:41
Was fun for a little! Then very cold and wet



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