Finnback Knob  
Condition Updates  
Route: Peerless-Horeshoe-Finnack from Fourmile
Posted On: 2020-11-28, By: daway8
Info: The steep rocky terrain from Horseshoe to Finnback is filled in just enough with snow to make it really bothersome - never know if any given step will find a stable rock, a deep pit or rocks that give way underneath your feet. NE side of ridge had some very small cornices starting to form but nothing that impeded progress other than needing to carefully pick each step. Snowshoes would get really beaten up on the exposed portions of the rocks and traction would gain you very little at this point. Took almost an hour to gingerly step over from Horseshoe to Finnback, and ~45min to go back up. Not the best time of year for doing this route except for some beautiful views. 
Route: From Horseshoe Mountain
Posted On: 2018-09-09, By: supranihilest
Info: The scramble down Horseshoe Mountain is Class 2 but quite steep and loose. There are a couple of short sections of harder scrambling that are best gone around instead of climbed over, as they're very loose. The scramble up the Knob is also loose but not as steep. Don't forget that you will have to do several hundred feet of regain up Horseshoe Mountain on your way out, as sidehilling all the way back to the Horseshoe/Peerless saddle is not feasible. 
Route: Traverse from Horsehoe Mtn
Posted On: 2016-10-15, By: jasayrevt
Info: Clear and very nice enjoyable trip w/ reaching summits. Invigorating, Inspiring Hobby. Four Mile Creek County Road 18 Okay. Great, beautiful 13er mountains. This quality, classic route is a unique undertaking and lightly traveled. Straightforward, recommended path. Incredible views of Mosquito Range Peaks. Prime, excellent, and bluebird fall conditions up high for navigating slopes and ridge line extremely well. Trail runners and light pack were good. Climb safely / swiftly in the hills folks. Pictures included as beta 
Route: Traverse from White Ridge
Posted On: 2016-07-02, By: beburke30
Info: Ridge line clear all the way from White Ridge. There were a few small patches on the South side of Sheridan, but you can't snake around them so it wasn't a problem. 
Route: Traverse from Horseshoe
Posted On: 2015-07-17, By: JasonKline
Info: The White Ridge/Sherman/Sheridan/Peerless/Horseshoe/Finnback loop still has some snow along the route, but it can all be avoided easily. 

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