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Conditions in the Castle Peak Region

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

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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

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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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