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Ascent of Crestone Needle on 2010-05-16

Climber: Fred Newman

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, May 16, 2010
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Crestone Needle
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:12500 ft / 3810 m

Ascent Trip Report

Had a lot of route finding challenges getting up Cottonwood Creek. By the time I reached treeline on the 2nd day it was too late. Snow had gotten too hot and gloppy to move very quickly.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Cottonwood
Descent Statistics



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