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92 mi 149 km of descents 157 Featured Ski Lines

Easy Trails 58 Trails Intermediate Trails 120 Trails Hard Trails 63 Trails
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Favorite Approaching the crux of Dragontail, Emerald Lake is far below.
Extremely Difficult

Dragontail Couloir

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

(21) Grand Lake, CO
Favorite Above the mushroom, approaching the summit.
Intermediate/Difficult

Silver Couloir

2.1 mi 3.3 km • -3,016 ft Descent • -919.33 m Descent

(13) Silvert…, CO
Favorite Half way down
Difficult

Oh What Big Eyes You Have Couloir

0.5 mi 0.8 km • -1,821 ft Descent • -555.07 m Descent

(7) Silvert…, CO
Favorite A few turns above the choke
Difficult

Sh** for Brains

0.9 mi 1.4 km • -1,926 ft Descent • -586.92 m Descent

(7) Keystone, CO
Favorite Spring turns down dead dog after approaching via summer trial.
Difficult

Dead Dog Couloir

0.5 mi 0.8 km • -1,286 ft Descent • -392.05 m Descent

(4) Georgetown, CO
Favorite Looking down from top of Skywalker
Extremely Difficult

Skywalker Couloir

1.0 mi 1.6 km • -1,892 ft Descent • -576.6 m Descent

(6) Nederland, 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

(1) Estes Park, CO
Favorite In the James Peak Cirque with Sky Pilot and Shooting Star (mostly hidden) above.
Extremely Difficult

Shooting Star Couloir

0.3 mi 0.4 km • -991 ft Descent • -301.99 m Descent

(1) Winter…, CO

Ascents in Northwest Rockies - 84

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1.7 mi 2.7 km #1Walton Peak
Easy/Intermediate
Steamboat Springs, CO
Easy/Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.7 km Steamboat Springs, CO
5.5 mi 8.9 km #2Parry Peak Ascent from Berthoud Pass Summit
Difficult
Winter Park, CO
Difficult
5.5 mi 8.9 km Winter Park, CO
8.9 mi 14.4 km #3Fairchild Mountain Northeast Slope
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate
8.9 mi 14.4 km Estes Park, CO
1.9 mi 3.1 km #4Nokhu Crags Ascent
Intermediate
Grand Lake, CO
Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.1 km Grand Lake, CO
3.7 mi 6.0 km #5Lake Agnes Approach
Easy
Grand Lake, CO
Easy
3.7 mi 6.0 km Grand Lake, CO
3.7 mi 5.9 km #6Grays Peak via Lost Rat Couloir
Difficult
Georgetown, CO
Difficult
3.7 mi 5.9 km Georgetown, CO
1.4 mi 2.3 km #7Lenawee Mountain Ascent Route
Difficult
Keystone, CO
Difficult
1.4 mi 2.3 km Keystone, CO
1.8 mi 2.9 km #8Mount Sniktau Approach from Loveland Pass
Extremely Difficult
Keystone, CO
Extremely Difficult
1.8 mi 2.9 km Keystone, CO
0.5 mi 0.8 km #9Loveland Pass Low Angle Western Slopes Ascent
Intermediate/Difficult
Georgetown, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
0.5 mi 0.8 km Georgetown, CO
0.5 mi 0.8 km #10Montgomery Bowls Approach
Intermediate
Grand Lake, CO
Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.8 km Grand Lake, CO
1.4 mi 2.3 km #11Emerald Lake Approach
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.3 km Estes Park, CO
2.2 mi 3.5 km #12Jones Pass South Ascent up Jones Pass Road
Intermediate
Winter Park, CO
Intermediate
2.2 mi 3.5 km Winter Park, CO
1.5 mi 2.4 km #13Loveland Ridge
Easy/Intermediate
Keystone, CO
Easy/Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.4 km Keystone, CO
2.5 mi 4.0 km #14Vasquez Trees Ascent
Intermediate
Winter Park, CO
Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.0 km Winter Park, CO
7.5 mi 12.1 km #15South Arapaho Peak
Difficult
Nederland, CO
Difficult
7.5 mi 12.1 km Nederland, CO
2.0 mi 3.2 km #16Second Creek Approach
Intermediate
Winter Park, CO
Intermediate
2.0 mi 3.2 km Winter Park, CO
2.6 mi 4.2 km #17Jones Pass West Fork Bowl Ascent
Intermediate
Winter Park, CO
Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.2 km Winter Park, CO
5.5 mi 8.9 km #18Geneva Basin - The Long Way
Easy/Intermediate
Jefferson, CO
Easy/Intermediate
5.5 mi 8.9 km Jefferson, CO
2.7 mi 4.3 km #19Crater Lakes
Intermediate
Winter Park, CO
Intermediate
2.7 mi 4.3 km Winter Park, CO
2.3 mi 3.8 km #20Butler Gulch
Easy/Intermediate
Winter Park, CO
Easy/Intermediate
2.3 mi 3.8 km Winter Park, CO

Photos of Northwest Rockies - 401

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Looking down the middle of the couloir.
May 2, 2015 near Grand Lake, CO
Caitlin Shay finding a cliff in a very snowy Jan 2011 in the Beavers.
Mar 12, 2015 near Keystone, CO
Spring turns down dead dog after approaching via summer trial.
Apr 23, 2019 near Georgetown, CO
Dropping into Grizzly Couloir after traversing under the cornice.
Jan 10, 2019 near Keystone, CO
Exploring Jones Pass Chutes
Mar 2, 2018 near Winter…, CO
In the James Peak Cirque with Sky Pilot and Shooting Star (mostly hidden) above.
Mar 26, 2018 near Winter…, CO
Bluebird powder is the best
Mar 2, 2018 near Georgetown, CO
The Gore Range in the distance shines spectacularly from Meadow Mountain.
Feb 26, 2017 near Minturn, CO

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