byates wrote:Backing up Phenom's evaluation of yak tracks vs katoola Micro spikes for for Wasatch hiking, get the Micro spikes, they will fit the bill for our local conditions 95% of the time vs various problems with Yak tracks, i.e coming off, breaking and sliding around. Micro spikes hold up on the rocks while Yaks break. Spend the extra 20 bucks, they are worth it.
byates wrote:For the Pheifferhorn there is enough snow you will need snowshoes or skis for the approach, REI rents the locally, with the present forecast avalanche conditions should be low but check the Utah avalanche site just before you go. Stick to the standard route, avoid the central south east snow field center, the snow is rotting out pretty bad at the moment.
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