Unnamed 13180 A  
Condition Updates  
Route: Southwest ridge from Alpine gulch
Posted On: 2022-06-08, By: EigenDylan
Info: Creek crossings are annoying but doable. Some of the log bridges from previous reports are gone/not currently useful. A few of the sets of crossings are bypassable if you prefer steep loose dirt to getting your feet wet (I do), but they can be hard to find on the way up. 
Route: Southwest Ridge from Alping Gulch West Fork
Posted On: 2021-08-15, By: supranihilest
Info: The lower trail is covered in annoying loose rock and dirt, and there are three pairs of creek crossings before reaching the east/west fork trail split. The first and third are on logs, the second can be avoided by hugging the cliffs on climber's right. Once at the west fork the trail starts strong and begins to fade higher up. There's one more single creek crossing that's a bit hard to locate, but only if you go off-trail. Another half mile or so past the creek crossing we left the trail (right before the gulch narrows dramatically, there's a huge pile of avalanche debris here), ascended a steep dirt/talus/aspen ridge to some grassy flats, and then took easy grass to an obvious saddle a couple thousand feet above and to the left. Once on the ridge it was one mile on somewhat loose rock over multiple false summits to the true summit. There's no scrambling at all on our route and nothing that even looks remotely difficult, unlike various other routes described here. Having made a previous attempt on a different, terrible route I recommend ours as probably the easiest. 
Route: Cooper Creek/Silver Creek
Posted On: 2018-08-18, By: JasonKline
Info: Summer conditions. Totally dry. 

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