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May 15 2015

Mount Parnassus 13,579′ The Drainpipe 5/14/2015

Got up for a day finally, I’ve been spending some time with family lately and I started back with some kitchen work at Axios here in Denver. Still plenty of skiing to do thru the spring but one has to have their priorities in order. This tour was a little nerve wracking as the freeze […]

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Apr 26 2015

Wild Basin to Brainard Lake Traverse – 4/21-25/2015 – Rough Weather – Ogalalla – Ouzel – Paiute

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The mountains lure me with their beauty and their fury. I find myself dreaming of their slopes almost constantly. I look at pictures and maps and dream of ways to pass through them; skiing lines that bring fear and focus to me. Always looking for a challenge I dreamed up a trip to traverse the […]

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Apr 15 2015

Pettingell Peak 13,553′ South Slopes 4/14/2015

Got up for a quick tour yesterday. We had to take the kiddos to school in the morning so we weren’t expecting much in the way of getting lines done. If the weather held we were thinking the North Couloir. But with the clouds building at the summit it didn’t seem like a good idea […]

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Apr 10 2015

Woods Mountain 12,940′ Urad Bowl 4/10/2015

Got up early for a quickie in the neighborhood. Me and Allison met up with Kevin and we headed up to the Ruby Gulch trailhead. The trailhead is recently reopened following the construction at the mine. There is a new parking area just below the trail. Use this and park all the way off the […]

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Apr 09 2015

Tabeguache Peak 14,155′ North Gully from Browns Creek 4/8/2015

We headed down the night before and camped near the Browns Creek  trailhead. There’s a ton of sweet camping spots nearby. You know you’re in for a long day when you’re camping in the juniper. The alarm went off at 4am and we were on the trail at 6:15. We were treated to a very […]

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Mar 30 2015

Ellingwood Point 14,042′ South Face 3/28/2015

It’s always good to go for it. After heading around the state doing some sales it was time for some skiing. I’ve been itching to get on some big peaks for a while now and I’m finally feeling better after getting struck down by the flu for almost 3 weeks. Met up with YC and […]

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Mar 19 2015

Buffalo Mountain 12,777′ Silver Couloir 3/18/2015

Black White Yin Yang Sunny Cloudy Night Day Hike Ski Yes No Spring Winter Rain Snow Steep Flat Safe Risk Boy Girl Fun Lame Go Stop Inhale Exhale Left Right Melt Freeze The next day brings color.

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Feb 24 2015

Prairie Mountain 10,686′ – East Glades – Ute Pass Storm Laps 2/21/2015

With the big snow in the forecast we decided to head up Friday night and avoid the I-70 shitshow that is Saturday morning. It didn’t work in our favor though, I-70 was closed as we got on in Golden so up 285 we went. The storm was raging over Hoosier Pass and we went and […]

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Jan 26 2015

A Condensed Week in January 20-25th,2015 Victoria, Dry Gulch, Bottle Peak and Berthoud

Got some skiing in this past week. First day was up on Victoria, the next day we hit Dry Gulch. We took a day off for working and then headed up to Grand County. We had a late start and did Bottle Peak with a ski of Bottle Pass. Night time exits are the price […]

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