Drive to the Fourth of July trailhead (East side, Ned-Eldora-Hesse-4th) and park. Follow the Arapahoe Pass trail to the Diamond Lake trail (first signed junction) and continue to the Lake (2.4 miles as per signage).
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Turf War Couloir M4 Steep Snow Mixed, Snow, Alpine, 900 feet, Grade III
Snow Lion Mod. Snow Snow, Alpine, 2800 feet, Grade II
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Turf War Couloir M4 Steep Snow CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Jasper Peak
This route is located at the end of the NE ridge of Jasper Peak. From the 4th of July trailhead and just below Skywalker Couloir on South Arapaho, look west to the east-facing buttress coming off the NE ridge and you will see two thin snow routes.I climbed the right fork/couloir and took the left branch of this line at the top putting me just below the summit.I soloed the route and in an October ascent and encountered good snow, bad snow, and moderate mixed climbing through rock bands to avoid ...[more] Browse More Classics in CO