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1.1 mile 1.7 kilometer point to point
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Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 837' 255 m
Descent: -19' -6 m
High: 12,226' 3,727 m
Low: 11,409' 3,477 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 15% (9°)
Max Slope: 41% (22°)
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A nice skin up to gain a great view off the ridge.

Condor77 77
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

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After the first little climb from the parking lot, you'll gain a ridge that gradually climbs up towards Mt. Russell. There will be a spot or two where you'll need to boot pack a bit - gaining the ridge of Southeast Russell will be one of those spots. From this high point you can continue on or de-skin and pick your line. Enjoy.

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