Back From Road Trip – Report Later Today

Post by blogger | May 2, 2006      

Hi all, I’ve been on a fourteener skiing road trip since past Friday. Didn’t have enough internet access to “road blog,” look for full report sometime later today. Tried a new route on El Diente with Jason Troth, then joined up with the Davenport crew for a fun scrappy (and physically exhausting) ski of Ellingwood in the Sangres. More later.

Skiing Ellingwood Peak, Colorado.
Chris Davenport launches from the summit of Ellingwood Peak, Sangre De Cristo mountains, Colorado. Blanca Peak in background. The Sangre Sierra Blanca snowpack is nearly zero, but we managed to find a continuous line off Ellingwood. Blanca Peak didn’t have snow from the summit.


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2 Responses to “Back From Road Trip – Report Later Today”

  1. Brad Samuelson May 2nd, 2006 8:08 am

    Man, I’ve been waiting to hear if you were going to accompany Chris D. on one of his 14ers. What a classy thing for Chris to do. I’m impressed with his acknoldgement of histry, respect for the mountains, positive attitude, and HUGE lines.

  2. Pat May 2nd, 2006 9:29 am

    Way to show us how it is still done. I am sure Chris would say there are at least a few things you could still teach him. Cheers

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