Tenmile Peak 12,933′ Southeast Slopes 7/3/2011

Met up with my son’s, best friend’s dad for a nice ski of Tenmile Peak. 2 days before the Miner’s Creek road opened so we rallied for a nice 4×4 run to the high trailhead. Getting any more sleep at this point was a real help. Starting to get really burnt. We took the trail to the 1st clearing and left the trail for the ridge. The ridge was steep but pretty straightforward. We made decent time to the top. The very last part of the ridge was a little spicy with nice scrambling.

The slope was a bit sun cupped and a bit firm for the 1st 200′ but after that it was just nice corn. This was a fun face and a fun line. Great getting out with you Peter, I guess the season will never end 🙂

Looking up at the ascent
Heading up the ridge
Looking over at Peak 1's SE Slopes
The fun scrambling started here
Heading up the final pitch of snow
Looking south from the summit
Looking down at I-70
Peter Skiing
Great Weather
Bluebird
"Peak 2 1/2" in the background
A nice look down the line
In the middle
Soft enough to smooth it out
A fun line for sure
It started warming up
At the apron
A few of me
Such a fun line
Another nice look down the line

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