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0.8 mile 1.4 kilometer point to point
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Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 567' 173 m
Descent: -82' -25 m
High: 11,665' 3,556 m
Low: 11,098' 3,383 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 15% (8°)
Max Slope: 37% (20°)
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Trail shared by Tom Robson

Avalanche risk for Apr 22, 2019: Low

Generally safe avalanche conditions. Watch for unstable snow on isolated terrain features. Natural and human-triggered avalanches unlikely.

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A treeline hugging approach to the New York Minute area.

Tom Robson
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

From the inn, this ascent heads steeply up to treeline. In order to avoid the intense New York Mountain winds, this approach sticks to treeline for the most part.

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