North Face

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The North-Northwest Face of Independence Mountain offers a selection of steep rocky chutes. There is danger from rocks and cliffs as well as ever-present avalanche risk.

Maps

*All Mapped Areas are Approximations

 

Trailheads

Independence Pass Summit *(Summer Only)

Independence Pass is closed in the Winter

North Lake Creek Trailhead *(Summer Only)

Independence Pass is closed in the Winter

Independence Townsite *(Summer Only)

Independence Pass is closed in the Winter

Guide Books

Dawson's Guide to Colorado Backcountry Skiing, Volume 1 by Louis W. Dawson

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*All Mapped Areas are Approximations