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South Arapaho Peak

 4.3 (3)

7.5 Miles 12.1 Kilometers


Ascent

4,198' 1,280 m

Ascent

-4' -1 m

Descent

11%

Avg Slope (6°)

133%

Max Slope (53°)

13,008' 3,965 m

High

8,814' 2,687 m

Low

Shared By Andy Dandrews

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Avalanche risk for Dec 12, 2018: 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 mellow intro followed by a very steep ascent.

Andy Dandrews
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry
The entire drainage below Arapaho Glacier is closed to travelers of any sort/campers, since it is owned by the City of Boulder and supplies the city's drinking water. Though some of the snow/ice routes up the glacier look tempting, they are illegal, and these closures are strictly enforced.

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Start at the Fourth of July Trailhead just past the Eldora Ski Area, and take the trail to the Arapaho Pass Trail. The trail ascent is extremely steep and requires caution.

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