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Sep 09 2016

Summit Daily Column #4: Learn to read Mother Nature’s many faces in the High Country 9/9/2016

The most recent column came out in the paper today. Here’s a snippet and you can follow the link to the rest of it. Summit Daily Column #4 Autumn   The nights are getting cooler and the first snows have fallen. There is a change in the air — the county smells differently than just […]

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Jul 08 2016

Paiute Peak 13,088′ – Southeast Face – 6/29/2016 – Got Back to Get it Done

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The day after skiing Apache and Navajo lines I went up to try Paiute. That didn’t go very well as I had a zipper failure on my pack. Not wanting to have my gear strewn across the face I bailed and got a new setup. 9 mile training walk I guess. With the new BCA […]

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Jul 07 2016

Navajo Snowfield, Apache Couloir and Queens Way – 6/26/2016 – Nice to Have Weather Window

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You just gotta keep showing up and some days it works out perfectly. I made great time to the base of Queens Way and Apache Peak after having to walk around Brainard Lake. It seems that there’s no financial benefit to opening the upper trailheads at Brainard so the road around the lake is closed. […]

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Mar 30 2015

Colorado Conditions Report 3/25-29/2015

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I did a big loop around the state selling my new greeting cards and took a ton of pictures of lines. Hope you see some stuff that makes you want to go ski some routes. Info is in the captions. Have an awesome and safe spring. Use your head it’s the best piece of equipment […]

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