Gimme Pass

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Gimme Pass

Post by alpinemike » Sun Oct 16, 2016 12:20 pm

TITLE: Gimme Pass

GENERAL OVERVIEW: This pass leads from the Swamp Lake to the West of Slide Peak to the Slide Lakes.


LOCATION: Monarch Wilderness South of Slide Peak and directly to the West of the Highest Slide Lake. HST Map


]USGS TOPO MAP (7.5'): Slide Bluffs

ROUTE DESCRIPTION: The West Side of this pass climbs up via mostly a forested slope with no route finding challenges. This is from the dumbbell shaped Swamp Lake to the West of Slide Peak. Follow up the drainage from this lake to the top of the pass.

The East side is mostly a sand and dirt slope to the bottom where you hit the highest Slide Lake.
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