A late spring ski descent of the East Face of Mount Elbert.
Looking for a quiet route on Mount Elbert? Consider the Black Cloud Trail.
In 2016 I finished Nolan’s 14 in 55:37 following the route north from Mt Shavano to Mt Massive, a near 100 mile course that climbs 14 14ers along the way.
Looking for a moderate distance trail run that gets you up into the high alpine? Do you prefer loops to out-and-backs, so that you don’t have to travel along the same trail in both directions?
Christy and I went to Twin Lakes to run Mount Elbert last weekend, a favorite outing of ours and a pretty novel running experience considering it’s the tallest mountain in the state.
The last ski days of the 2011 spring season in Aspen, including the southwest face of South Maroon and Independence Pass.
The Box Creek Cirque is a springtime classic on Mount Elbert.
One of the best things about having some big goals on the horizon is getting prepared. Friday evening we went up to Turkey Rock for an easy two pitches of rock climbing. The next morning, we headed over the pass towards Twin Lakes to Monitor Rock where we had a climb of the ‘Trooper Traverse’ planned. At 5 pitches in length and with a crux difficulty rating of 5.8 it was...
Box Creek Cirque is arguably the best ski line on Mount Elbert.