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12 mi 19 km of descents 17 Featured Ski Lines

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Featured Ski Lines in Indian Peaks - 17

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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 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
Favorite Somewhere in the claw.
Extremely Difficult

Parry Peak Bear Claw Descent—Claw 3

2.8 mi 4.5 km • -3,849 ft Descent • -1173.19 m Descent

(1) Winter…, CO
Favorite We put in a little lower, but it looked like you could continue up a ways and still get great turns.
Intermediate/Difficult

Arapaho Lakes

0.5 mi 0.8 km • -626 ft Descent • -190.73 m Descent

(2) Winter…, CO
Favorite Trudging up the ridge through wet spring snow. Way in the background, on the left side, sits a few of Boulder's foothills; Sanitas, Flagstaff, and Green Mountain.
Difficult

Crater Lakes Couloir #4

0.3 mi 0.5 km • -402 ft Descent • -122.64 m Descent

(1) Winter…, CO
Favorite Facing SE on Baldy's skirt line, Klondike Mtn behind Eric. Good snow if you follow the ridge glades down (straight back in photo) or go down lookers left from the top(the mapped Klondike decent line). In between is blown patchy usually
Intermediate

Baldy's Skirt

0.7 mi 1.1 km • -649 ft Descent • -197.82 m Descent

(1) Nederland, CO
Favorite Hoagie skiing down middle - less steep option.
Intermediate/Difficult

Hoagie Hill

0.1 mi 0.2 km • -239 ft Descent • -72.7 m Descent

(1) Fraser, CO
Favorite Some wind scouring on the upper slopes of Caribou Hill.
Easy

Caribou Hill Eastern Slopes

0.4 mi 0.7 km • -422 ft Descent • -128.66 m Descent

(3) Nederland, CO

Ascents in Indian Peaks - 20

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5.5 mi 8.9 km #1Parry Peak Ascent from Berthoud Pass Summit
Difficult
Winter Park, CO
Difficult
5.5 mi 8.9 km Winter Park, CO
7.5 mi 12.1 km #2South Arapaho Peak
Difficult
Nederland, CO
Difficult
7.5 mi 12.1 km Nederland, CO
2.7 mi 4.3 km #3Crater Lakes
Intermediate
Winter Park, CO
Intermediate
2.7 mi 4.3 km Winter Park, CO
5.5 mi 8.9 km #4Long Lake Approach
Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Intermediate
5.5 mi 8.9 km Nederland, CO
4.1 mi 6.6 km #5Forest Lakes Approach
Intermediate
Winter Park, CO
Intermediate
4.1 mi 6.6 km Winter Park, CO
2.5 mi 4.0 km #6James Peak
Intermediate
Winter Park, CO
Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.0 km Winter Park, CO
0.6 mi 1.0 km #7Lost Lake Summit Ascent
Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Intermediate
0.6 mi 1.0 km Nederland, CO
1.3 mi 2.1 km #8Saint Mary's Glacier (approach)
Easy/Intermediate
Central City, CO
Easy/Intermediate
1.3 mi 2.1 km Central City, CO
2.0 mi 3.2 km #9Caribou Approach
Easy/Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Easy/Intermediate
2.0 mi 3.2 km Nederland, CO
4.6 mi 7.4 km #10Jenny Creek Route
Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Intermediate
4.6 mi 7.4 km Nederland, CO
2.9 mi 4.6 km #11Lost Lake
Easy
Nederland, CO
Easy
2.9 mi 4.6 km Nederland, CO
0.5 mi 0.8 km #12Lost Lake access from Eldora Ski Area
Easy
Nederland, CO
Easy
0.5 mi 0.8 km Nederland, CO
2.1 mi 3.4 km #13Pipeline Ascent - Corona Lift to Arestua Hut
Easy/Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Easy/Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.4 km Nederland, CO
2.7 mi 4.3 km #14Arodle Ascent
Easy/Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Easy/Intermediate
2.7 mi 4.3 km Nederland, CO
1.5 mi 2.4 km #15Western Skirt of Bald Mountain
Easy/Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Easy/Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.4 km Nederland, CO
4.0 mi 6.5 km #16Parry Peak North Ridge
Extremely Difficult
Winter Park, CO
Extremely Difficult
4.0 mi 6.5 km Winter Park, CO
0.9 mi 1.4 km #17Ascent to Woodland Trees
Intermediate/Difficult
Nederland, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
0.9 mi 1.4 km Nederland, CO
2.9 mi 4.7 km #18Parry Bear Claw 3 - Direct Approach
Intermediate/Difficult
Winter Park, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
2.9 mi 4.7 km Winter Park, CO
1.7 mi 2.8 km #19Klondike Mountain Ascent
Easy/Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Easy/Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.8 km Nederland, CO
0.7 mi 1.1 km #20Caribou Hill Approach
Easy/Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Easy/Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.1 km Nederland, CO

Photos of Indian Peaks - 56

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In the James Peak Cirque with Sky Pilot and Shooting Star (mostly hidden) above.
Mar 26, 2018 near Winter…, CO
St. Marys
May 1, 2018 near Central…, CO
Beautifully inset
Mar 26, 2018 near Winter…, CO
Trudging up the ridge through wet spring snow. Way in the background, on the left side, sits a few of Boulder's foothills; Sanitas, Flagstaff, and Green Mountain.
Mar 28, 2017 near Winter…, CO
On sunny, dry days, don't forget your favorite balm, lube, or jelly. A true measure of friendship is whether you choose to share.
Mar 20, 2017 near Nederland, CO
Making the final push to the back bowl above Upper Crater Lake.
Mar 28, 2017 near Winter…, CO
Shoshoni, Apache, and Navajo Peak (right to left) stand in the distance along the Pawnee Pass Trail.
Mar 20, 2017 near Nederland, CO
Sunrise ski at Caribou Hill.
Dec 8, 2016 near Nederland, CO

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