Chicago Peak  
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Route: from T7
Posted On: 2021-08-29, By: SnowAlien
Info: Lots of 4x4 traffic on Imogen pass. Left the road and hiked T7, then traversed to Chicago pk and Tomboy pk. T7 doesn't have a register, but Chicago pk and Tomboy have new ones. 
Route: Via Imogene Pass Road
Posted On: 2021-08-06, By: supranihilest
Info: I parked on Yankee Boy Basin Road and took Imogene Pass Road all the way up. 90% of the road below treeline is wet and muddy, perhaps 10-20% above treeline is wet. The ridge from Imogene Pass to Chicago is easier than it looks as all of the gendarmes can be bypassed on the right side. Terrain is typical loose Sneffels Range scree and talus with a little exposure, mostly Class 2, fair bit of Class 2+, and I had a move of Class 3 that could probably be avoided. I was never on top of the gendarmes themselves. The ridge goes up and down a few times but nothing serious. Final stretch to Chicago is on easy scree. Don't make the mistake I did and take CR 361 down to Camp Bird Mine if you parked at the start of CR 26A (aka Imogene Pass Road). It's an easy mistake to make if you're descending in the dark like I was. 

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