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An easy climb onto the rocky high point south of Old Monarch Pass Road.


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11,580' 3,530 m

High

11,182' 3,408 m

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397' 121 m

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35%

Max Slope (19°)
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

Climb the gentle drainage behind the snow stake aiming for the saddle. Turn right (northwest) and climb towards a rocky high point that looks down over Old Monarch Pass Road. Great skiing lies all around you!

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Mark McConnell

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Often there will be a prominent skin track behind the snow stake.
Feb 18, 2019 near Whitepine, CO
A view to the north of Monarch Mountain ski area, and Old Monarch Pass Road.
Feb 18, 2019 near Whitepine, CO
A great time will be had choosing either the northwest face or the southeast face.
Feb 18, 2019 near Whitepine, CO
Snow stake.
Feb 18, 2019 near Whitepine, CO

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