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A great alternative to St Mary's Glacier, for a more difficult approach and descent of James Peak from East Portal.


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Map Key

1.0

Miles

1.5

KM

Ski Line

13,202' 4,024 m

High

11,428' 3,483 m

Low

0' 0 m

Up

1,774' 541 m

Down

35%

Avg Slope (19°)

40%

Max Slope (22°)
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Overview

Fun line that needs to be filled in properly, this is not usually in.

Description

Pick your favorite line right down the North Face, there's no right or wrong here.

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Jake Albright

Trail Ratings

  3.0 from 1 vote

#15

in Indian Peaks

#678

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Ski Line Rankings

#15

in Indian Peaks

#295

in Colorado

#678

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Photos

Beautifully inset
Mar 26, 2018 near Winter…, CO
Skier in the top of Shooting Star
Mar 28, 2018 near Winter…, CO
Looking back at the entire NF line of James from near Rodgers Pass Lake.
Feb 5, 2024 near Winter…, CO
Looking back at the lower pitches of the NF of James Peak.
Feb 5, 2024 near Winter…, CO
James Peak North Face
Apr 19, 2021 near Winter…, CO
Looking down the thin upper portions of the north face of James.
Feb 5, 2024 near Winter…, CO
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Current Trail Conditions

All Clear 76 days ago
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Feb 4, 2024
Jake Albright
line was in good shape after this weekend's storm, boney for the first couple hundred feet below the summit & then deep powder down to the basin
Apr 17, 2021
Jake Albright
Slog! 13mi — 8h 00m
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