Technical and Enduring Ski Mountaineering Routes of CO’s Elk Range

Michael Wirth




Why Just Ski a Classic?

A ski mountaineering route that gives you the best view of the classic "North Maroon's North Face" ski descent, and finishes off with skiing it!

The Precarious Progression

A ski mountaineering tour to ski three peaks: the first two are quite straightforward while the crux is saved for the end

Power of Five

The Power of Five is a ski mountaineering route that plays with aspects so that five ski descents can be accomplished in a single push.

The Granodiorite Traverse

An incredibly challenging ski mountaineering route to summit and ski 4 remote peaks above 13,000' in the Capitol-Snowmass Massif