Dragon’s Tail Couloir

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Dragon’s Tail Couloir

Submitted By: Y.C. on April 29, 2011

Administrator: Y.C.

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Colorado » Ten Mile Range

East Face

this descent is mostly on an open face.  Once below treeline, it's relatively easy to stick to the more open trees.

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E_Poore
Posted on Sep 30, 2013 @ 8:38 pm

Love this route.  It is a nice approach and amazing climbing.  I would recommend it for anyone who is looking for a little more of a challenge.  That being said, it is a serious route so know what you are getting into.  A rope is not a bad idea especially if you have limited snow climbing experience. 

NOTE: There can be a large cornice at the top of the couloir depending on the snow year.  As a result topping out can be tricky.  If you are not able to top out do not try to make it to the very top.  It will be nearly impossible to get into your skis.

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