Gendarmes on and below SW...

Gendarmes on and below SW Ridge of Mt. Sneffels, as seen from below in Yankee Boy Basin- 27 August, 2000


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Klenke - Apr 21, 2003 7:22 pm - Hasn't voted

Like a Cadbury's Flake

That spine looks like it would crumble in your hands like a Cadbury's Flake chocolate. Just how friable is that rock?


Diggler - Apr 22, 2003 11:44 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Like a Cadbury's Flake

The rock's not bad, but not great, either. While I don't think that any real routes exist going up the spires, the ridge behind has a great class 3 route. There is a good technical climb on the other side of the mountain, however (5.6)

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