Ascent of Dudley Spire on 2013-10-13
|Date:||Sunday, October 13, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||7492 ft / 2283 m|
Ascent Trip ReportFull on larch brilliance!
hike to Horseshoe Lake. Snow started spotty at Stuart Lake swamp near horseshoe. Then full 1/3 way up Horseshoe trail.
12" to postholing around south side of Horseshoe Lake and up South ridge to west of Dudley. Then up west face. Cl2 with a few touches of 3 near summit. Final 15' cl3.
Plunge step down in soft snow -watch for postholing in boulder fields.
Perfect timing for Golden Larch.
1h35m to Stuart Lake
~1h30m (?) to Horseshoe Lake
2h to Dudley summit
|Summary Total Data|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble|
| Route:||via Horseshoe lake/ South Face|
| Start Trailhead:||Stuart Lake TH |
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