South Ridge

Page Type
Route
Location:
Colorado, United States, North America
Route Type:
Hiking, Skiing
Season:
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Time Required:
Half a day
Difficulty:
Skin Up
Grade:
I

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South Ridge
Created On: Apr 19, 2005
Last Edited On: Jan 2, 2014

Approach

Exit I-70 westbound directly after the Eisenhower Tunnel and park on the north side of the highway (~11,140').
Coon Hill Routes
Coon Hill ascent routes. Red = South Ridge. Blue = Northeast Ridge. Click to enlarge.

Route Description

From where you park, head north about 0.4 miles and Coon Hill will be obvious on your left. Gain the saddle between Coon Hill and Elevation Point 12,377'. Hike up the ridge to summit Coon Hill.

Essential Gear

Skins and skis are best for snow climbs in the spring.

Numbers

~2.8 miles roundtrip
~1,700 vertical feet up







South Ridge

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Geography

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Parents

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