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Feb 13 2016

Meadow Mountain 11,632′ St Vrain Trail Glades 2/11/2016 – A Gentle Breeze

Got up for a tour the other day and I have to say, we need some snow. This route reminds me a lot of Butler Gulch. It’s got a long approach trail that is mostly skiable. It has mellow terrain that is mostly safe from an avy standpoint, yet it lack the gnar that Butler […]

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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

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 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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May 13 2014

Mother’s Day Massacre and the Day After – 5/11-12/2014 – Mayuary Powder

Well I’m trying to get the remaining routes done for my next book and have been having a heck of a time with the weather. I was able to get a few done over the last few days around the Montezuma area but any idea of getting up high for big lines has been washed […]

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May 10 2014

A-Basin Backcountry – The Maid and Steep Gully 3 – 5/10/2014

With weather in the forecast again and 7″ of new on top of the 7ish we got the night before we decided to take it easy but still get some work done. Taking advantage of A-Basin we rode the lifts and got a sweet assist up to the top of Lenawee lift. Then we headed […]

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May 09 2014

“Glacier Point” 11,675′ Equity Bowl – Sweetness – 5/9/2014

With the webcam at A Basin showing some new snow yesterday and some watching of the radar maps I thought Equity might deliver today. We set the alarm for 6 and were stoked to see the report of 5″ when we woke up. Zuma got a little more. I’d say about 7″ in Equity. We […]

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Mar 14 2014

Mt Victoria – J Chute Trees 3/11/14 – Lots O’Laps

After Silverheels I was worked. I drove to Fairplay and took care of some book business the headed for Summit. After some pizza at the Boat Yard I made a few calls and put together a plan for the next day. Then I headed up Tiger Road and camped for the night. It was good […]

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