I sent him an email and got his automated "out of office" email. It says he won't be back until late August... not sure what that's about. I'll try and track down another way of contacting him. What are your season dates?
that's where i'd start. to the north east of west spanish peak. right now, with the hot weather, you need to scout very high altitude spots with water and shade. they will use the rocks and trees for shade. so the entire treeline is what i'd be looking at right now. and there's lots of tree line!
last year, there was still some snow at the top in the beginning of june, but melt water runoff and pools is good to look for when you're up high.
it might even be a little easier this year since it's been so dry? maybe?
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