Coldwater Lake loop - 11/21/20

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Bosterson
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Coldwater Lake loop - 11/21/20

Post by Bosterson » November 23rd, 2020, 11:25 am

The road is currently snow free to Coldwater Lake, and the gate is not even closed so people appeared to be going up to JRO to do... whatever. Doesn't seem like that will last much longer though. Parked at Hummocks and looped Coldwater Lake > Coldwater #230 > S Coldwater Ridge. No snow down by the lake and very pleasantly warm; snow on the Coldwater Tr up from the lake, with some minor blowdown; up on S Coldwater Ridge there were a few feet of snow with a well beaten track that was being filled by spindrift - it will be snowshoe season up there soon.

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I think about 85% of my photos are of Mt. Minnie.

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Looking up Coldwater Canyon from the trail above the end of the lake.

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The fuzziness on the slope is spindrift!

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Re: Coldwater Lake loop - 11/21/20

Post by mountainkat » November 24th, 2020, 7:14 am

Looks like it was a nice day there! I was expecting the gate to be closed. Hoping to get up there soon. Thanks!
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Re: Coldwater Lake loop - 11/21/20

Post by MarkInTheDark » November 24th, 2020, 10:34 am

cool mannnnnn

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Re: Coldwater Lake loop - 11/21/20

Post by Don Nelsen » November 24th, 2020, 12:36 pm

Nice! Beautiful photos, too.

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Re: Coldwater Lake loop - 11/21/20

Post by Double Tree » November 24th, 2020, 5:22 pm

Really nice pics. Thanks.

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Re: Coldwater Lake loop - 11/21/20

Post by romann » December 6th, 2020, 9:51 pm

Thanks for posting your hike, great pictures! One of my favorite loops out there, especially on a day like this.

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