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2.5 mile 4.0 kilometer point to point
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Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,313' 400 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 11,769' 3,587 m
Low: 10,456' 3,187 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 10% (6°)
Max Slope: 24% (13°)
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Avalanche risk for May 19, 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 winding skin track that follows an old jeep road up Vasquez Peak.

Gunks Jesse
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

Starting at the trailhead where Jones Peak is accessed, follow an old jeep road as it winds its way up the shoulder of Vasquez Peak. It eventually traverses the full length under the peak. This ascent provides access to a lot of skiing off Vasquez Peak.

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