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Winter Peak # 15485

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Date: 2012.08.26
Vantage Point: Ridge to southwest

Caption: Winter Peak in the Settlers Group

PhotoDescr: The south ridge of Winter Peak is at far right of photo with the summit of Winter Peak peeking up at far left of photo. Numerous rubbly towers along the summit ridge are not visible in this photo.

The best ascent route is to contour around the south side of the mountain at about the 8,100 foot level, cross the rubbly basin on the south side and take a direct line up steep meadow to the summit which is composed of marginally more solid gray rock.

Access is easy Heart Lake trail.

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