A windy day skiing the 13er Mount Buckskin, in the Kite Lake group of peaks near Alma, CO.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama was in Aspen this past weekend.
It’s July 16th, a.k.a. the most important day of the year, and if you haven’t seen Christy and her long red dress and wished her a happy birthday yet, you can still acknowledge the significance of the day at the Aspen Club tennis courts until 8, then at the Sky until about 10 and finally at the Belly Up for the ‘Jes Grew’ reunion show until midnight(w/ cake, thanks Troy)....
We hooked up with a gang of friends from town and headed up to Cathedral Lake. Our goal was the Pearl Couloir of Cathedral, an area classic and sweet objective by itself. At the top of the couloir however, Christy and I would continue on up and over to Cathedral’s true summit, and ski it’s Southeast Face.
An epic Type II fun day on a remote 13er in the San Juans. There were definitely some lesson learned.
The 13er Crystal Peak, in the valley above Francie’s Cabin outside of Breckenridge makes for an outstanding spring ski.
This was nothing short of a spectacular day. Chris Davenport and I agreed that skiing Thunder Pyramid’s steep Southeast Face was one of our favorite steep lines in all of the Elk Mountains.
The south facing Edwardian Couloir on the 13er Mount Edwards make for a sweet backcountry ski in the Front Range mountains of Colorado.
Heading up the easy terrain to the West Ridge of Cronin Peak. Date: Feb. 9, 2008Team: Christy, TedRoute: East Face For high peaks in the Sawatch, the East Face couloirs of Cronin Peak are a worthy goal. We made the easy ski up the Baldwin Creek Jeep Road commonly used to access Antero, and the headed west into the basin where easy access to Cronin Peak’s West Ridge can be...
A mid-winter ski descent of Fletcher Mountain, in the Ten mile Range near Quandary Peak.