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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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Jan 16 2015

“Golden Bear” 13,010′ Southwest Gully and Coon’s Saddle 1/15/2015

With the early January high pressure came a stabilizing of a lot of the alpine. We decided to take advantage of the refresh this week and get up high to play. It’s not very often that you canĀ  ski a 13er in the winter, from the summit. This line was really fun and with the […]

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Jan 16 2015

Mt Bethel North Saddle Gully and Herman Gulch Trees 1/13/2015

After dropping off the kids at school we headed up to meet Gary Fondl and Justin Ibarra from Oz Snowboards along with Justin’s friend Nate, Allison rounded out the crew. The goal was a mellow tour with low 30 degree terrain. If it looked good up high we were going to see but the weather […]

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Dec 28 2014

Ute Peak 12,303′ Berry Gulch 12/27/2014 and Holiday Turns

Me and Allison have been doing some skiing lately. We’ve hit Trelease, Loveland Pass, LCM, Berthoud Pass and Ute Peak. I went four in a row and Allison went 7 days in a row. Yesterday we woke up late and decided that we shouldn’t waste the beautiful bluebird skies. We jumped in the car and […]

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Dec 19 2014

Iceland Article and Photos in GarageGrownGear.com Magazine – “Somewhere Out of a Song”

I’ve agreed to do some writing for GarageGrownGear.com’s Magazine. This is the first of what I hope to be many articles. Our Iceland trip was pretty fun but the weather there can be a bit of a pain. There is so much terrain to ski on this small island just south of the Arctic Circle. […]

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Dec 19 2014

J-Chute Trees and a Slideshow at Wilderness Sports in Dillon – 12/18/2014

Yesterday was pretty damn fun. We headed up 285 and did some business with the stores in Park County. The headed over the pass to Summit and did some business in Breck. Allison picked up the skis she designed for RMU/REI/Protect Our Winters and then we headed to Frisco to go get in a lap. […]

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