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Dragontail Couloir
Very Difficult
Grand Lake, CO May 8, 2021
Dragontail Couloir Grand Lake, CO
Very Difficult
May 8, 2021
Notes: Snow coverage appears to be good, fully in. I viewed the line from the top (main entrance) but did not ski it on this day.
Flattop Mountain Approach
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO May 8, 2021
Flattop Mountain Approach Estes Park, CO
Intermediate
May 8, 2021
Notes: Someone has destroyed the skin track by postholing it up to treeline. Good snow coverage the entire way except for a few bare spots near the trailhead
Flattop East face approach via Bear lake trail
Easy/Intermediate
Estes Park, CO May 8, 2021
Flattop East face approach via Bear lake trail Estes Park, CO
Easy/Intermediate
May 8, 2021
Notes: Good snow coverage, was able to ski back to TH the entire way from bottom of banana bowls, only a few bare patches.
Banana Bowls
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO May 8, 2021
Banana Bowls Estes Park, CO
Intermediate
May 8, 2021
Notes: Super fun skiing, great coverage. The snow goes to slush quick on this face, get there really early!
Dead Elk Couloir Approach
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO May 2, 2021
Dead Elk Couloir Approach Estes Park, CO
Intermediate
May 2, 2021
Notes: Bootpack or switchback up a very steep skin track. Plenty of snow coverage still.
Klondike Mountain Ascent
Easy/Intermediate
Nederland, CO Feb 13, 2021
Klondike Mountain Ascent Nederland, CO
Easy/Intermediate
Feb 13, 2021
Notes: Good to go with recent snow.
Klondike Mountain Descent
Intermediate
Nederland, CO Feb 13, 2021
Klondike Mountain Descent Nederland, CO
Intermediate
Feb 13, 2021
Notes: DEEP after recent snow. Turns barely needed, enough snow that it's difficult to get moving in some places.
Western Skirt of Bald Mountain
Intermediate
Nederland, CO Feb 13, 2021
Western Skirt of Bald Mountain Nederland, CO
Intermediate
Feb 13, 2021
Notes: Great coverage after recent snow.
Baldy's Skirt
Easy/Intermediate
Nederland, CO Feb 13, 2021
Baldy's Skirt Nederland, CO
Easy/Intermediate
Feb 13, 2021
Notes: broke trail after recent snow covered the skin track. We took two laps. Great turns on the steeper portions, little flat for the depth elsewhere.
Caribou Approach
Easy/Intermediate
Nederland, CO Feb 4, 2021
Caribou Approach Nederland, CO
Easy/Intermediate
Feb 4, 2021
Notes: windblown down to the dirt in some places before the turnoff. Fresh drifts in other places. Well covered after the right turn.
Klondike Mountain Ascent
Easy/Intermediate
Nederland, CO Jan 18, 2021
Klondike Mountain Ascent Nederland, CO
Easy/Intermediate
Jan 18, 2021
Notes: Broke trail after the split to 'Caribou Approach'. Main path to saddle still has barely covered rocks. Skinned to R of path, was much smoother.
Klondike Mountain Descent
Intermediate
Nederland, CO Jan 18, 2021
Klondike Mountain Descent Nederland, CO
Intermediate
Jan 18, 2021
Notes: Fun! Recent snow was helpful but earlier wind scoured more open spots. Likely to find a rock/stump if you're burying a rail when the trees open up.
Klondike Mountain Ascent
Easy/Intermediate
Nederland, CO Jan 10, 2021
Klondike Mountain Ascent Nederland, CO
Easy/Intermediate
Jan 10, 2021
Notes: 30m : Still a few fruity pebbles that could tear up your skins or throw you over the handlebars if you're not careful. MUCH improved compared to a week ago.
Klondike Mountain Descent
Intermediate
Nederland, CO Jan 10, 2021
Klondike Mountain Descent Nederland, CO
Intermediate
Jan 10, 2021
Notes: Better skiing to the skiers left. Avoid skiing too far to the right where it flattens out quick. Trees are tight in many places.
Klondike Mountain Ascent
Easy/Intermediate
Nederland, CO Jan 6, 2021
Klondike Mountain Ascent Nederland, CO
Easy/Intermediate
Jan 6, 2021
Notes: Firmly packed snow & dirt/rock patches for first 1.5 miles. Tricky wayfinding if you lose the established skin track due to low snow or low traffic.
Klondike Mountain Descent
Intermediate
Nederland, CO Jan 6, 2021
Klondike Mountain Descent Nederland, CO
Intermediate
Jan 6, 2021
Notes: Had trouble finding the start of the line due vauge start and dense trees up top. Skiied too far right, maybe better skiing if on the true line.
Caribou Glade Descent
Easy
Nederland, CO Dec 31, 2020
Caribou Glade Descent Nederland, CO
Easy
Dec 31, 2020
Notes: Hardly any snow. We decided to not descend and returned down the approach.
Caribou Approach
Easy/Intermediate
Nederland, CO Dec 31, 2020
Caribou Approach Nederland, CO
Easy/Intermediate
Dec 31, 2020
Notes: A few minor bald spots on the ascent but mostly covered up to treeline. Upper boulder fields still very exposed, barely any snow up top.