Music Mountain  
Condition Updates  
Route: East Ridge
Posted On: 2021-09-18, By: ScottLovesRMNP
Info: Really fun route, and a great intro to class 3, as the climbing is not terribly exposed and the handholds are excellent! Once on the false summit, it's a bit more of a chore than it looks to traverse over the true summit. The route drops down a ways on the west side of the summit ridge, mainly following grassy segments. Cairns are few and far between, but you shouldn't need to do anything harder than Class 2+ or easy Class 3 to work your way over to where you can climb up to the true summit. From Lower Sand Creek Lake, this took me 3 hours roundtrip and I wasn't going terribly fast (this was the day after I did Tijeras --> Milwaukee --> Pico Aislado --> 13,020, so I was pretty sore! 
Route: East Ridge
Posted On: 2021-07-28, By: JasonKline
Info: Summer conditions. Route was entirely dry. 
Route: East Ridge
Posted On: 2021-06-21, By: Jenna N S
Info: The route is almost clear of snow, but there are a lot of downed trees blocking the trail in the forest below Lower Sand Creek Lake. 
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Route: North and East ridges
Posted On: 2021-06-13, By: Stratosfearsome
Info: Music is dry from Milwaukee Mountain and all snow is easily avoidable to attain east ridge from Lower Sand Creek Lake. There are plenty of annoying snow drifts below the lake down to the valley before linking up with Music Pass trail (which is totally dry up to pass). I attached a photo of Tijeras, too, to show the access gullies, which are still snow-filled. 
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Route: East Ridge
Posted On: 2020-09-21, By: Tony1
Info: Summer conditions on both the south and east ridges of this peak. 
Route: South Ridge
Posted On: 2020-06-15, By: rivrrapids
Info: Clear on S. Ridge and E. Ridge. 
Route: From Tijeras
Posted On: 2020-05-29, By: WildWanderer
Info: Ridge down from Tijeras clear of snow everywhere that matters, as well as up to the summit of Music and back down the east ridge. Still snow around treeline and in the willows. See Tijeras conditions report for photos. 
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