Route: West Flank Team: Ted (solo) Mount Bierstadt is a quickie. When Guanella Pass is plowed, it’s an easy 3 hour drive from Aspen to the trailhead, which puts you at the base of the West Ridge at just under 12,000 ft. You can skin from the car to the summit, and short of losing […]
Route: Moose Gulch Team: Ted (solo) Two weeks after Mt. Democrat and after a recovery from our horrendous sunburns, I decided a solo Bross attempt was in order. It was a pretty uneventful day. I drove near the trailhead we used for Mt. Lincoln two weeks earlier and started skinning up Moose Gulch. I managed […]
Route: West Face Team: Ted, Jared Ettlinger Jared was the next friend I would cajole into skiing with me. We drove to Democrat, on the Fremont Pass side. It had been nice spring weather lately, that is until the night before, we figured four inches of new snow shouldn’t slow us down too much. Wrong. […]
Route: Cameron Amphitheater Team: Ted, Dwayne Stein It would be a month after my first day on Quandary that I would get a partner for another peak. Dwayne was a friend from work. He snowshoed with his snowboard on his back– not be the most practical method but it gets the job done. We drove […]
Route: Cristo Couloir Team: Ted, Matt Hannon You might say it all started with Quandary. While Mount Sopris was my first official summit skied back in 1997, it was Quandary two years later that really got me inspired. Living in Aspen with my cousin Matt Hannon, I was about fifteen or so summits into my […]
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