Jupiter Mountain, 13,830 ft., the first peak of our big Weminuche Wilderness ski traverse back in the spring of 2014.
While Dallas may rank lower in elevation when compared to its peers, the community consensus ranks it as the most challenging Centennial summit to climb. So in a strange bit of numerical irony, #100 in elevation ranks first in difficulty.
Holy Cross Ridge. It may not be the most creative name for one of Colorado’s Centennials, but as a ski objective the mountain is definitely inspiring.
A slideshow, some ice climbing in Lake City, and and our first peak ski attempt of the season.
Front runners at he start of the Dirty 30. Colleen and I started a bit further back. [Christy here] With pretty incredible spring snow conditions continuing in Colorado, it has actually been hard to wrap up the skiing. However, this past weekend we finally started to transition into summer, splitting our weekend 50 – 50 between running and the Centennials project. (more…)
Route: North Face Team: Christy, Ted, Chris Davenport, Scott Rinckenberger Riding a wave. If you haven’t been tuned into the Centennial Skiers Project, to sum it up quickly I’ll say it’s been a really good spring. Christy, Dav, and I (along with an assortment of friends) crisscrossed the state, skiing high-13er summits day after day. Not only has it been really productive, but it also rated pretty high on the...
We skied Columbia Point, part of the Centennial 13er in the Kit Carson group on Sunday, and wrapped up an incredibly successful Centennial Skiers road trip.
California Peak is a massive high 13er in the southern part of the Sangres near the 14ers Blanca and Lindsey.
Next up on the ski list was Emerald Peak, 13,904 ft., another Colorado Centennial.
It was a great day skiing Ice Mountain and North Apostle.