"Animas Forks Mountain" Climber's Log

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chicagotransplant

chicagotransplant - Aug 17, 2016 1:20 pm Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2015

Cinnamon Pass Tour  Sucess!

1st: 7/25/15 Climbed "Animas Forks", PT 13708, Wood, PT 13688, Gravel and PT 13427. Hiked up the road from near the base of Cleveland Gulch, which would be my eventual descent after PT 13427.
2nd: 6/4/17 (attempt) with Rachael from Animas Forks townsite, up the south ridge, which was mostly dry. We topped out on the western false summit but the ridge to the true summit was a knife edge cornice and we had no axes or crampons. Waited for the snow to soften then skied down the SW face of the mountain and picked up the engineer pass road and hiked back to our car. Southeast face looks like some fun skiing directly off the summit, maybe some other time.

Liba Kopeckova

Liba Kopeckova - Aug 11, 2016 11:54 pm Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2016

a nice day in high elevation  Sucess!

I was super tired, slept only 1.5 hrs, so drove to Cinnamon Pass, hiked up Wood (2nd time) and continued on the ridge to Point 13,708, descended down to catwalk to "Animas Forks Mountain" and rested on the summit - took 45 min nap. Returned back via catwalk and dropped towards Cinnamon Creek and Cinnamon Pass.

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