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NYM Approach

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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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A treeline hugging approach to the New York Minute area.

Tom Robson
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

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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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Photos

Some of our group heads off for a day of shredding pow pow in the meow meow!
Jan 25, 2017 near Edwards, CO
Our group chills to the max after a day of skiing deeeeeeep pow!
Jan 25, 2017 near Edwards, CO
Ben drops into New York Minute. Not pictured here: the giant smile on his face.
Jan 25, 2017 near Edwards, CO
The 11,000' grillmaster!
Feb 10, 2015 near Edwards, CO
Our group gets ready to head up the approach.
Jan 25, 2017 near Edwards, CO
Heading for the upper slope of Polar Line
Feb 10, 2015 near Edwards, CO

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