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Flatirons Dry?

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Austin Baird · · SLC, Utah · Joined Apr 2009 · Points: 95

I landed in Denver on Sunday to snow and cold. I'm here until Wednesday afternoon and would love to run up the Flatirons if they're climbable. Are they going to be good to go by early Wednesday morning?

Adamant D · · Boulder, CO · Joined Apr 2010 · Points: 5

With the exception of a few cups here and there, the 1st and 2nd should be in fine shape by Wednesday (3rd still closed for falcons). Probably fine Tuesday afternoon but likely to find some soggy spots here and there.

trice Rice · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Mar 2014 · Points: 0

I am going to run up the first this afternoon. I will let you know tonight

Mason Roberts · · Boulder, CO · Joined Jul 2014 · Points: 197

looks pretty dru from here, but I guess there are probably still pockets of moisture.

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Kris Holub · · Boulder, Colorado · Joined Jan 2011 · Points: 70

Trails are a little muddy, with some ice up high in shaded areas, but the rock is dry. Just the occasional bowl of water in convex areas, but completely avoidable.

trice Rice · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Mar 2014 · Points: 0

I agree with Kris. Sorry for not posting last night. The 2nd is completely dry with the exception of the tunnel variation. The tunnel itself is pretty seepy, but pretty easy to avoid the wet stuff.

The first is entirely dry except for the down climb which has water in most of the pockets. They are easy to avoid however.

I would say it is 100% perfect shape for a fun day of scrambling

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