Leahy Peak  
Condition Updates  
Route: from Cathedral Lake TH
Posted On: 2021-06-17, By: mijoflynn
Info: Snow-free to Cathedral Lake, to the Electric Pass / Leahy saddle, and to the summit of Leahy. Full summer conditions. 
Route: from Electric Pass trail
Posted On: 2021-06-02, By: ScottLovesRMNP
Info: Soft snow in the willows shortly after the Cathedral Lake / Electric Pass split. Was sinking even at 7 AM, but with snowshoes, I did fine. Snow higher up in the basin away from willows is more supportive. No problem ascending south slopes of Leahy -- you can avoid most/all of the snow the whole way up. 
Route: West Face
Posted On: 2020-05-31, By: Grover
Info: From TH to the Cathderal Lake/Electric Pass fork, the trail is 99.8% snow free. Snow starts at the last steep switchback at ~11,780'. From the signed fork, you can choose to walk on snow or bushwhack off trail to try to avoid it. I brought snowshoes, so I used them and made a direct line into the basin (following what should be the EP Trail), using two large snowfields to get underneath Leahy. You can get Leahy Peak and Electric Pass Peak using just gaiters (but they are a must IMO), if you want to bushwhack away from the snow. The Electric Pass trail can be picked up above the basin, and then the trail has some very soft snow on it you can walk through; Leahy is dry above that. 
Route: South Slopes
Posted On: 2020-05-16, By: supranihilest
Info: We weren't sure we'd left enough postholes for everyone on the Cathedral Lake Trail so we went back and left ten times more. Needless to say that the trail is an utter disaster zone. Postholes, ice, mud, hikers in jeans, you name it! The snow above treeline is getting saturated by midday to the point of postholing occurring pretty much anywhere. It's pretty great. There's also willows everywhere. The upper slopes on Leahy are dry, which is nice. The descent was a mess too, best to avoid as much snow as possible. Snowshoes were useless today, but waterproof footwear and gaiters saved our feet. Traction and ice axe not necessary. 
Route: From Electric Pass Peak
Posted On: 2019-11-16, By: WildWanderer
Info: Avoidable areas of snow on ridge from Electric Pass to Leahy 

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