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Saint Mary's Glacier

Intermediate
 2.9 (7) SKI LINE

A summer ski destination!


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Map Key

0.6

Miles

0.9

KM

Ski Line

11,374' 3,467 m

High

10,831' 3,301 m

Low

72' 22 m

Up

614' 187 m

Down

22%

Avg Slope (13°)

40%

Max Slope (22°)
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Need to Know

Parking is $5 at the lot, this place gets busy (heavily travelled), and storms roll in pretty quickly, so be prepared.

Description

Conditions vary from month to month, and from year to year. If you're expecting amazing turns all year round, this isn't your place. If you just want to get some turns in over the summer, this is it. It can be pretty manky, dirty and difficult in general, but that's half the fun!

There is snow here all year round (it got pretty thin, especially that bad year - yeah, you remember that year). There was still snow, but not too much during that bad year. Enough to slide on though.

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Eric Internicola

Trail Ratings

  2.9 from 7 votes

#6

in Indian Peaks

#491

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#6

in Indian Peaks

#177

in Colorado

#491

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Photos

St. Marys
May 1, 2018 near Central…, CO
Near the base of Saint Mary's Glacier (looking back at the lake).  Photo position is lookers right, above the lake.
Mar 14, 2015 near Central…, CO
My mom, skiing the glacier.
Mar 12, 2015 near Winter…, CO
My mom, hiking up the glacier, carrying her skis in an A-Frame.
Mar 12, 2015 near Central…, CO

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Jul 28, 2019
Clay SurfSurvival Everline
0.6mi
Feb 10, 2019
Paul Richard
Jul 14, 2018
Jason Deraleau
More splitboard practice at St Mary's. 0.8mi
Feb 10, 2017
Drew Hammer
Feb 6, 2016
Ben McGlenn
Jun 26, 2015
Will Shaw