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Conditions in the Castle Peak Region

Postby Vaca Russ » Tue Jan 31, 2017 8:20 pm

Parking at the Sno Park at the Boreal exit is crazy on a weekend...

But, well worth the work...just LEAVE EARLY! Enjoy these pictures:

1 Trail.jpg


2 Snow on Trail-1.JPG


3 Ridge Snow.jpg


4 Looking up at Castle.jpg


5 John Sled.JPG


6 Chair for Cigars.jpg


7 Round Valley.jpg


8 Hut.jpg


9 Mattie Snow depth.JPG


10 Ridgeline.JPG


12 Basin Peak Hut.jpg


15 Summer Hut.jpg


For a full report click on this link:

viewtopic.php?f=5&t=15423

Thanks,

-Russ
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Re: Conditions in the Castle Peak Region

Postby wildhiker » Wed Feb 01, 2017 1:12 pm

Thanks for the great photos. That's a lot of snow!
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