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Believe it or not, alpine ice can be found in the Sangre De Cristos.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Sangre De Cristo Mountains:
Alpine Ambition WI3 M4 Mod. Snow Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine, 3 pitches, 1000'
Rocky Mountain Hypergoulotte WI3 M5 Mixed, Ice, Alpine, 1500'
Gash Couloir WI4 M5 Steep Snow Trad, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine, 3 pitches, 1200'
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Gash Couloir WI4 M5 Steep Snow CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Sangre De Cristo Mountains
This is the obvious couloir on the North face of Blanca peak that leads up to the namesake "Gash" on the Gash Ridge. Mostly snow and ice with a rock finish. It is an incredible, intimidating feature that was absolutely packed with ice when we climbed it on 6/15/09. Steep, sustained, beautiful. spectacular top-out onto Gash ridge. Begin with several hundred feet of steep snow and easy ice to where things steepen. Set a belay in shattered rock (careful). Lead up and right up 70-80 degree ice for 3...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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