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Skintrack Superhighway from the summit parking lot of Independence Pass.


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Map Key

2.1

Miles

3.4

KM

Ascent

12,803' 3,903 m

High

12,070' 3,679 m

Low

778' 237 m

Up

156' 48 m

Down

8%

Avg Slope (5°)

21%

Max Slope (12°)
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Need to Know

Independence Pass needs to be open to park at the summit (typically Memorial Day Weekend). Status can be found here: independencepass.org/hwy-82…

Description

This skintrack leads past Heartbreak Hill, to Snowfence Ridge and Mountain Boy Park terrain. Park at the summit of Independence Pass and follow the hordes of other skiers along the ridge. Endless skiing awaits from this skintrack.

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Jake Albright

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Photos

looking back at the Indpendence Pass parking lot, from the high point on the ridge
May 31, 2023 near Aspen, CO
a busy skintrack off Independence Pass - the cosmic couloir is the obvious chute in the center back of the photo, in the middle of the large rock spire on Snowfence Ridge
May 30, 2023 near Aspen, CO
looking back at the endless lines off Snowfence Ridge
May 31, 2023 near Aspen, CO
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