Unnamed 13244  
Condition Updates  
Route: Traverse from Baldy Mtn
Posted On: 2021-06-01, By: ScottLovesRMNP
Info: Traverse from Baldy Mtn is a straightforward ridge walk with a couple of false summits along the way. No issues with snow, which is mostly avoidable by sticking to the west side of the ridge. Spectacular views from the top of Maroon Bells, Snowmass, Capitol, and several other of the highest Elk summits. 
Route: Ski area to ridge
Posted On: 2021-04-29, By: Sbenfield
Info: Hiked along with Baldy Mtn A. Started near Snowmass Creek TH and hiked up the ski area (trails were Bear claw & campground) then right along the higher lift. Left the ski area and followed the ridge to Baldy & then continued on to 13244. This was a really straightforward hike & id recommend to anyone who wants some mellow Elk peaks. Hiking in the ski area is pretty boring though, but once along the ridge the views are excellent!! Swapped my snowshoes for micro spikes at the ridge 
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Route: Ridge above Snowmass
Posted On: 2021-04-12, By: Grover
Info: I'll sheepishly post this conditions report in case any one reading this is enticed to get a 13'er in the Elk Range (with very nice views) before Snowmass closes for the season on April 25. I used winter hiking boots and microspikes for the hike along the ridge. I changed out of my snowboard boots for ease of hiking. After reaching the summit of Baldy A, the ridge walk over to Pt. 13,244 is easily seen, 0.6 miles away. Snow covers a majority of the route, but after Baldy A there are several areas of dry rock. 
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Route: From Baldy Mountain A
Posted On: 2021-01-11, By: supranihilest
Info: From Baldy Mountain A the route is generally easy and obvious. There's one somewhat sketchy section of moderate snow near the middle that we just plowed through. It seemed stable enough. The last bit to the summit is on cruddy rock but is easy, no scrambling at all between Baldy A and 13,244. We returned to the resort by going back over Baldy A. For 13,244 only, flotation, traction, and ice axe not needed. 

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