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Approach to Artist Trees

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0.6 mile 1.0 kilometer point to point
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Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 770' 235 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 11,022' 3,359 m
Low: 10,252' 3,125 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 24% (14°)
Max Slope: 41% (22°)
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Skin across the valley and up into the trees.

Condor77 77
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

Skin up in the parking lot. Head east across the valley floor up into the trees (there will probably be a skin track set). Skin up as far as you like but the higher go the better your run will be. Enjoy the goods!

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Looking up from the parking area, the options seem endless!
Feb 15, 2017 near Silverton, CO
Almost back to the valley floor.
Mar 4, 2015 near Silverton, CO
Looking across from the parking area at the goods.
Mar 4, 2015 near Silverton, CO

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