Treasure Mountain A  
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Route: From Treasury Mountain and Yule Lakes
Posted On: 2021-07-06, By: supranihilest
Info: From the summit of Treasury Mountain we descended southeast until we found easy passage southwest. This took us north of Yule Pass on generally gentle, grassy terrain. We took the Yule Pass trail until it split and took the right split as it ascended into a bunch of slabs reminiscent of the Weminuche Wilderness. Eventually the trail fizzled out in the rock and we made our way northwest into the basin east of Yule Lakes. The hiking here was gorgeous and fun on solid slabs and grass ramps. In the upper basin we ascended to Treasure's southeast ridge. This ascent was the steepest part of the day. Once on the ridge it's an easy hike to the summit. Breathtaking views from Treasure's summit. We reversed our route back to the Yule Pass trail then took that all the way back to Paradise Divide. As mentioned in my Treasury CR the Yule Pass trail is loose scree, highly eroded in some spots, and is also highly exposed. A slip on this trail has the potential to be fatal. Tread lightly. Bonus 12er Cinnamon Mountain (12,293'): from Paradise Divide there's a trail up Cinnamon Mountain. It can be ascended more directly if desired but it's steep and loose. The trail is hardly better, but overall an easy mountain. Exceptional views from Cinnamon as well. 
Route: Yule pass
Posted On: 2020-08-16, By: Sbenfield
Info: Straight forward up Treasury, dropped back down below ridge into basin, then up Treasure. Probably best to avoid difficult looking ridge if continuing on to Treasure 
Route: East Ridge from Yule Pass
Posted On: 2020-07-09, By: Flyingfish
Info: Three snowfields on the Yule Pass trail with only the last one being a significant hinderance but you can drop below and cross easily. The basin below the Treasure-Treasury saddle has a few large snowfield to cross. Some snow on the summit ridge but is avoidable. Snow was rock solid all day even after a few hours of sun till 11:30a. 
Route: West Face
Posted On: 2019-09-14, By: Grover
Info: TH: Yule Creek / Mileage: 12.0 Beautiful trail into the basin (but starts out steep). After crossing Yule Creek, there are two avalanche debris fields to negotiate. The spot to turn up to Yule Lakes is not marked, so you must choose the path of least resistance. I left the main trail at 10,400' and started up steep slopes under Yule Lakes. Eat some food and fuel up at the lakes, because it is another grind up steep grass and loose piles of talus to the ridge. If you have been atop Snowmass, Capitol, Hagerman or even just hiked up to Geneva Lake, the view over to those peaks and Lead King Basin is something you'll "treasure". 
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