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Ditch Road Approach

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1.2 mile 1.9 kilometer point to point
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Elevation

Ascent: 54' 17 m
Descent: -97' -30 m
High: 11,321' 3,451 m
Low: 11,264' 3,433 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 2% (1°)
Max Slope: 6% (3°)
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The Ditch Road skin track with access to 80's/90's area.

Jonathan Powanda
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

This is an easy skin track that takes you around the west side towards the 80's/90's ski area. From this track, you ski down toward the pass road toward the Current Creek Trailhead where you can hitchhike back to the summit parking area.

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Making my way down what I refer to as Gaffney's ramp (since it comes in under Gaffney's Playground)  You can see someone's bomb hole from someone hucking Gaffneys previously.
Mar 19, 2015 near Winter…, CO
Riding out the slide.  DFU!
Mar 19, 2015 near Winter…, CO
Old Berthoud Pass trail map.
Mar 18, 2015 near Winter…, CO
Nelson's Follie, in the gulch again.  Pictured is my friend Geoff.
Mar 14, 2015 near Winter…, CO
Geoff riding Mainline on his second day of snowboarding.
Mar 14, 2015 near Winter…, CO
West side of the pass (across from the parking lot).
Mar 14, 2015 near Winter…, CO

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