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Ascent to Hill Top NE of Uncle Buds Hut

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This ascent provides access to a spine / ridge that features a ski route to Porcupine Gulch.


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Ascent

11,764' 3,586 m

High

11,490' 3,502 m

Low

274' 84 m

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11%

Avg Slope (6°)

14%

Max Slope (8°)
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

This straightforward ascent provides access to a spine / ridge that leads to a ski route to Porcupine Gulch. An enjoyable way up, this ascent features some easy to moderate terrain.

Starting from the hut, the trip is approximately 24 min of movement time. For the first portion of this ascent, you'll follow the Uncle Bud's to Point 12,313 route, diverging to the east after about a quarter mile. That's where this description begins.

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Shared By:

James Culligan

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More turns in Saint Kevin's Gulch
Jan 30, 2015 near Leadvil…, CO
Heading straight south down St. Kevin's Gulch
Jan 30, 2015 near Leadvil…, CO
The scenery deserves a rest stop!
Jan 30, 2015 near Leadvil…, CO

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