The Old Pikes Peak Ski Area
ElevationAscent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -797' -243 m
High: 11,656' 3,553 m
Low: 10,859' 3,310 m
GradeAvg Slope: 22% (12°)
Max Slope: 28% (15°)
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The Bowl (a.k.a. Big Blue)
0.5 mi 0.8 km • -986 ft Descent • -300.54 m Descent
0.3 mi 0.5 km • -658 ft Descent • -200.7 m Descent
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The Little Italy Couloir
0.3 mi 0.4 km • -785 ft Descent • -239.15 m Descent
The East Face
1.3 mi 2.2 km • -2,804 ft Descent • -854.6 m Descent
The Diamond Couloir
0.3 mi 0.4 km • -722 ft Descent • -220.03 m Descent
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“Easy low-angle terrain for practicing your turns and avoiding avalanche danger.”— Chris Dickson
From the Pikes Peak Highway, you can see all of the old ski runs and choose to skin up whichever one looks best. In general, the lines on the looker's left side of the resort are steeper. Skin all the way to the top, rip your skins, and pick your way down through the trees back to where you started.
Fun to lap when avalanche danger is high or when you don't have a partner.
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