Peak:  Grizzly Mountain (13er)
 Route:  From Cyclone Creek
 Range:  Sawatch
 Posted By:  yaktoleft13
 Date of Info:  07/26/2022
 Date Posted:  07/26/2022
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Did the Carbonate --> Cyclone --> Lo Carb --> Grizzly loop today with my dog Fawkes. He had no problem on the class 3 downclimb from Lo Carb to the Grizzly saddle (DISCLAIMER: Fawkes is not your average dog! I left my Golden at home for a reason). Went straight up the Carbonate ridge from my parking spot. The bushwhack was at times sucky, but once above 11.7k the ridge was easy and largely solid grass/talus. The descent off of Grizzly is long and tedious, and until about a mile from the car, there isn't really a trail, just less willowy and boggy sections than others.


Photos (click for slideshow):
#1) Happy Fawkes#2) Looking at the downclimb off of lo carb#3) Class 3 downclimb pt 2#4) Class 3 downclimb#5) From carb looking to cyclone and lo carb#6) Occasionally heinous bushwhack


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