August 11, 2018
Currently Paintbrush Divide is mostly melted out and involves one short section of traversing on wet, loose rock to avoid the snow. Ice axe could be useful depending on comfort level.
July 8, 2018
Ice axe and possibly crampons needed for safe passage. Paintbrush divide a mix of challenging route finding, loose rock, and steep snow. Winter route still a possibility.
Looking up toward divide from near Holly Lake, photo 6.29.18
Winter route to divide (east of summer route), photo 6.29.18
Paintbrush Divide, photo 6.29.18