When Rick Collier writes things like the following about any area of the Rockies I sit up and pay close attention;
It is a magnificent adventure that can be done only on skis in the winter or early spring – any other time of the year would turn the ascent route into rushing lakes, streams, and waterfalls; it gets one up high and into some fantastic alpine country.
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