Hour Glass

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Hour Glass

Submitted By: Y.C. on December 27, 2011

Administrator: Y.C.

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Route Type:
Descent Difficulty:
Descent Rating:
Season:
  • Spring
Ascent Type
- Skin Track: Moderate
- Bootpack:
- Mountaineering:
Starting Elevation: 10,400 ft.
Elevation Gain: 1,200 ft.
High Point: 11,583 ft.
Max Slope Angle: 38°

Approach

Hike/Skin from the ski area, can bootpack but it would be rough.  Head east along main ridgeline over treasure mountain pass towards treasure mountain.  Head to the north through valley towards southern obvious knob.  Also one can hike from hwy up to treasure mountain pass and then work up to summit of knob.

Equipment Needs

Avy Gear

Descent

The Descent is the obvious funnel on the north side of the 11583 knob.  This line chokes down to about five feet wide and then opens up again for the exit of the avy path.  Be cautious!! If the bowl up top rips it will carry you over 50+ foot rocks.

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