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Ascent of Grizzly Peak on 2008-05-11

Climber: Joe Lavelle

Date:Sunday, May 11, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Grizzly Peak
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:13427 ft / 4092 m

Ascent Trip Report

Loose snow on ascent. Tried to descend via alternate couloir, but picked wrong one. Had to down climb 30-foot section that was very steep. Otherwise, I was able to glissade down to my stashed snowshoes.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles, Snowshoes
    Weather:Very Windy
Freezing wind on top



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