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Ski Lines in Rocky Mountain National Park - 29

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Favorite Approaching the crux of Dragontail, Emerald Lake is far below.
Very Difficult

Dragontail Couloir

0.5 mi 0.9 km • -1,633 ft Descent • -497.8 m Descent

Grand Lake, CO
Favorite Perfect conditions on the North Face in June 2015. Good coverage all the way down the face.
Very Difficult

North Face of Longs Peak

0.3 mi 0.4 km • -726 ft Descent • -221.31 m Descent

Estes Park, CO
Favorite Rocky Mountain National Park looks beautiful from the summit of Fairchild Mountain. Longs Peak is on the far left. Ypsilon Mountain (and its beautiful Blitzen Ridge) can be seen on the right.
Difficult

Fairchild Mountain South Face

1.1 mi 1.7 km • -2,447 ft Descent • -745.89 m Descent

Estes Park, CO
Favorite Saint Vrain Mountain South Slope Direct Line
Difficult

Saint Vrain Mountain South Slope Direct Line

0.6 mi 0.9 km • -1,172 ft Descent • -357.2 m Descent

Nederland, CO
Favorite Saint Vrain Mountain Southern Snowfield Line
Difficult

Saint Vrain Mountain Southern Snowfield

0.6 mi 0.9 km • -863 ft Descent • -262.96 m Descent

Nederland, CO
Favorite Getting closer to the bottom of Smoke and Dragons; here's one of the spots where you really need to stay left.
Very Difficult

Dead Elk Couloir

0.5 mi 0.8 km • -1,726 ft Descent • -526.18 m Descent

Grand Lake, CO
Favorite Looking down the middle of the couloir.
Difficult

The East Couloir, Hallett Peak

0.4 mi 0.6 km • -871 ft Descent • -265.42 m Descent

Grand Lake, CO
Favorite Looking up the East face.
Intermediate

Banana Bowls

0.5 mi 0.9 km • -897 ft Descent • -273.34 m Descent

Estes Park, CO
Favorite Tyndall Glacier, from the top of the descent
Difficult

Tyndall Glacier

0.2 mi 0.3 km • -300 ft Descent • -91.57 m Descent

Estes Park, CO

Rocky Mountain National Park Skiing

  • 16 Miles 26 Kilometers of Descents
  • 29 ski lines
  • 2 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 20 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 20 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Ascents in Rocky Mountain National Park - 13

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8.9 mi 14.4 km #1Fairchild Mountain Northeast Slope
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO
1.4 mi 2.3 km #2Emerald Lake Approach
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO
2.0 mi 3.3 km #3Winter Approach to the Loch
Easy
Estes Park, CO
Easy
Estes Park, CO
1.2 mi 1.9 km #4Red Mountain Ascent
Intermediate
Grand Lake, CO
Intermediate
Grand Lake, CO
1.6 mi 2.6 km #5Flattop East face approach via Bear lake trail
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO
0.6 mi 1.0 km #6Hidden Valley "Lower T-Bar" Ascent
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO
1.2 mi 1.9 km #7Ascent to Upper Hidden Valley
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO
4.1 mi 6.7 km #8Flattop Mountain Approach
Difficult
Estes Park, CO
Difficult
Estes Park, CO
4.1 mi 6.6 km #9Saint Vrain Mountain Ascent via Rock Creek
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO
0.4 mi 0.6 km #10Breakfast Couloir Ascent
Intermediate/Difficult
Grand Lake, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Grand Lake, CO
0.5 mi 0.8 km #11Dead Elk Couloir Approach
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO
2.3 mi 3.7 km #12Meadow Mountain
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO
6.5 mi 10.4 km #13Fairchild Mountain Fay Lakes Approach
Difficult
Estes Park, CO
Difficult
Estes Park, CO

Photos of Rocky Mountain National Park - 69

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Looking down the middle of the couloir.
May 2, 2015 near Grand Lake, CO
Approaching the crux of Dragontail, Emerald Lake is far below.
Mar 2, 2018 near Grand Lake, CO
Tyndall Glacier, from the top of the descent
Jul 24, 2017 near Grand Lake, CO
View of Dragontail and Dead Elk on the ridge to Dream Chutes
Mar 2, 2018 near Estes Park, CO
Looking up the East Couloir from the apron.
May 2, 2015 near Grand Lake, CO
Making headway down Dragontail towards Emerald Lake
Jan 9, 2020 near Grand Lake, CO
Getting closer to the bottom of Smoke and Dragons; here's one of the spots where you really need to stay left.
May 19, 2018 near Grand Lake, CO
Sam, skiing the first snowfield in Smoke and Dragons
May 19, 2018 near Grand Lake, CO