A ski descent of the Northeast Ridge of Mount Sheridan, 13,748 ft.
A 2019 ski descent of the South Slopes of Mount Sherman, the third 14er that Christy and Elsie Weiss have skied together.
The Moonshine Couloir on Mount Arkansas might be the most committing line off a high 13er in the Tenmile/Mosquito Range
Easy access from Highway 91 by Fremont Pass, a gentle approach up the valley, and an interesting couloir that keeps you on your feet all make Mount Tweto a worthy spring ski descent.
A 2018 spring ski of the East Slopes of Mount Democrat.
The days are longer, the temperatures warmer, and the snowpack, though thin, is stablizing. We love the arrival of spring because it signifies the start of our backcountry ski touring season.
We skied Dyer Mountain, 13,855 ft., for a third time, as part of the course of the Father Dyer Skimo Race in Leadville.
The inaugural Father Dyer Postal Route ski mountaineering race took place last weekend in the mountains outside of Leadville. You might have to add this one to your calendar next season.
An April ski descent of the southeast face of Mosquito Peak, 13, 781 ft.
Ethics, Aesthetics, and Mount Bross Christy decided it was time for a challenge. Through the years she had honed her skills on peaks in the San Juans, Sangres and Elks and she was at her peak in terms of physical and mental toughness. The weather looked good, the snowpack was stable– everything was right. She was ready for Mount Bross. Mount Bross – 14,172 ft. The line: This required perfect...