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The "S" Gully Route
The "S" Gully Route on the north slopes of Thatchtop.
Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado.
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KaneWow

Kane

Voted 10/10

What a freakin route photo. I did the gumby route from Solitude Lake and have wondered about this route. Now I know.
Posted Aug 23, 2006 2:50 am

KaneJim

Kane

Voted 10/10

Is that a avy-safe route? Looks like some nice post holing, but hey, it sure would be a nice winter view.
Posted Aug 23, 2006 2:51 am

Mountain JimRe: Jim

Mountain Jim

Hasn't voted

I've done it in the winter, and it wasn't bad. In all of the times I've been by here in the winter I've never seen signs of an avalanche, but that doesn't mean it couldn't happen, as you well know.
Posted Aug 23, 2006 2:58 am

KaneRe: Jim

Kane

Voted 10/10

Ahhhh. common Jim. You certainly tip toed around that one!

Nice shot, where did you take it from? I could figure it out but I'm too lazy to whip up the TOPO.
Posted Aug 23, 2006 3:54 am

Mountain JimRe: Jim

Mountain Jim

Hasn't voted

During my 8 years in politics I learned about liability & lawyers, so when in a "corner" answer with a definite "maybe" ...
The picture was taken from the summit of the West Glacier Knob, just east of The Loch. Going to The Loch and "climbing" West Glacier Knob is a nice winter snowshoe hike for beginners.
Posted Aug 23, 2006 1:59 pm

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Mountain JimSubmitted by Mountain Jim
on Aug 21, 2006 8:06 pm

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Object Title: The "S" Gully Route

Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing, Hiking, Informational, Scenery