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dblack Mount Sniktau Approach from Loveland Pass

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1.8 mile 2.9 kilometer point to point
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Extremely Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 1,289' 393 m
Descent: -97' -30 m
High: 13,196' 4,022 m
Low: 12,004' 3,659 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 14% (8°)
Max Slope: 28% (16°)
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Avalanche risk for May 22, 2019: Considerable

Dangerous avalanche conditions. Careful snowpack evaluation, cautious route-finding and conservative decision-making essential. Natural avalanches possible; human-triggered avalanches likely.

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A blustery ascent to the peak of Mount Sniktau with multiple descent options along the way.

Gunks Jesse
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

Start at the top of Loveland Pass and skin/hike to the summit of Mount Sniktau. There will be two false summits and then the true summit.

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