Horseshoe Ridge (via Coffin and Sheep Mountain)


 

Trip Details
Mountain Range: 
Mountain Subrange: 
Attained Summit?: 
Yes
Trip Date: 
Saturday, May 15, 2010
Summit Elevation (m): 
2,130
Summit Elevation (ft): 
6,988
Elevation Gain (m): 
1150
Round Trip Time: 
9.50
Total Distance (km): 
18.00
Difficulty Notes: 

Bushwhacking and distance are the main difficulties with this minor front range summit.

Map
Trip Report

After navigating some interesting terrain along the pass at the head of the valley between Sheep and Horseshoe (@ N 50 5.802, W 114 20.400) the trip just became a bit of a slog. We had to put up with snow that generally held our weight and than collapsed past our knees or deeper without warning! 

 


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