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2.4 mile 3.9 kilometer point to point
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Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 2,681' 817 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 12,977' 3,955 m
Low: 10,295' 3,138 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 21% (12°)
Max Slope: 38% (21°)
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Avalanche risk for Apr 30, 2019: Moderate

Heightened avalanche conditions on specific terrain features. Evaluate snow and terrain carefully; identify features of concern. Natural avalanches unlikely; human-triggered avalanches possible.

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Hike 14er trail until you get above treeline and see Angel below you. Then scramble to your line.

Tim Dorn
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

This trail may have drifts - snowshoes can come in handy.

The Angel will be an obvious snow field between the two buttresses. Scramble down to it when you get above the line you want to take.

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May 31, 2013
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