The big East Face of Snowmass Mountain is one of the best 14er ski descents in the Elk Mountains.
A late winter ski of the Northeast Face of Electric Peak, 13,635 ft., one of the more straightforward high summits of the Elk Mountains.
Skiing the unnamed summit locals refer to as Len Shoemaker Peak, in the Maroon Lake area of the Elk Mountains.
Chris Davenport skiing the North Face of North Maroon Peak. The season is definitely winding down. For most it was over weeks or even months ago. But we always like to keep things going until the very end, and besides, the conditions up high are really just coming into form in May. We may still get out for another day or two before truly stashing the ski gear away for...
I recently joined two friends on a last minute trip to the Lindley Hut and we had two incredible days touring on and around the nearby peaks and couloirs. I thought I would share an assortment of photos and let them speak for the adventure.
In a neighborhood of giants Belleview Mountain is often overlooked, but it has a really cool couloir right down to West Maroon Creek.
A 20 mile ski outing to Mount Raoul, 13,803 ft, near Castle Peak, with a return trip over Conundrum Peak and down the Conundrum Couloir
Christy drops in for the third ski of the tour. They’re right in our backyard yet somehow Christy and I had never skied Taylor Peak or Star Peak. It was time. We caught a really good view of the 13,000 foot summits last week on our flight to CB for the Grand Traverse. Armed with a couple of photos and a good idea of the terrain having skied up in...
Breaking trail to the high point in the upper basin. Castle Peak’s 14,000 foot summit is up above. Conundrum Peak doesn’t make the cut as an official 14er according to the Colorado Mountain Club and the 300′ rule. But the Conundrum Couloir that splits its east face is such a classic climb and ski that it deserves a spot on every Colorado ski mountaineers checklist. A friend told me that...
Skiing the West Face of Thunder Pyramid was every bit as exciting as I expected it to be. Wow.