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Forest Lakes Approach

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4.1 Miles 6.6 Kilometers


Ascent

1,800' 549 m

Ascent

-3' -1 m

Descent

8%

Avg Slope (5°)

21%

Max Slope (12°)

11,011' 3,356 m

High

9,215' 2,809 m

Low

Shared By Tom Robson

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All Clear 40 days ago
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Avalanche risk for Feb 22, 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.

Full forecast for CAIC: Front Range Zone — Brought to you by CO Avalanche Information Center

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A great early season approach - fills in before the rest of East Portal.

Tom Robson
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

This is a nice early-season approach. It connects to multiple below-treeline runs that all hold powder nicely, even after long periods of warmer weather.

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