Upper Headwall

Page Type
Route
Location:
Colorado, United States, North America
Route Type:
Mountaineering
Season:
Spring
Time Required:
Most of a day
Rock Difficulty:
Class 4
Grade:
II

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Upper Headwall
Created On: Apr 22, 2009
Last Edited On: Apr 22, 2009

Upper Lincoln Headwall

From Montgomery reservoir, head up past the lincoln icefall into the lincoln amphitheater. Instead of heading left into the Cameron amphitheater, head right to the steep headwall that gains the ridge.

Getting There

Past the town of Breckenridge, take the Montgomery resevoir exit

Route Description

There are several snow routes to the top with occasional class 4 rock obstacles and patches of alpine ice. This route only works in firm conditions.

Essential Gear

Crampons, ice axe. Techincal axes not required unless blue ice has formed. A small alpine rope and light rack could be of use in some cases






Upper Headwall

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Geography

Routes in Colorado

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Mount LincolnRoutes