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Pace Col (Grinnell Pass)

Postby maverick » Thu May 31, 2012 12:02 pm

Grinnell Pass


GENERAL OVERVIEW: Pace Col (Grinnell Pass) is located in the Mono Divide
within Sierra NF, and is a direct route between Laurel Creek and the Fish Creek.

CLASS/DIFFICULTY: Class 2


LOCATION: Sierra NF. Pace Col on the HST Map


ELEVATION: 11,600ft


USGS TOPO MAP (7.5'): Mount Abbot, CA


ROUTE DESCRIPTION: Hike north of past both Grinnell Lakes toward the Col.
There is loose shale mixed with patches of snow on the northern side of the Col.
Circle around Red & White Lakes eastern side.

PHOTOS: Courtesy of Cgundersen

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I don't give out specific route information, my belief is that it takes away from the whole adventure spirit of a trip, if you need every inch planned out, you'll have to get that from someone else.

Have a safer backcountry experience by using the HST ReConn Form 2.0, named after Larry Conn, a HST member: http://reconn.org



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Re: Pace Col (Grinnell Pass)

Postby Ska-T » Mon May 11, 2015 11:05 am

Here are some photos of Pace Col without snow in early September 2008. We crossed Pace Col from south to north. This was the first backpacking trip by my friend in the photos. He ran many marathons, but talus travel was new to him and a bit disconcerting.

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