Why We Love Colorado

Post by WildSnow.com blogger | June 27, 2006      

Shot this scenic on the Leadking 4×4 trail this past weekend. Snowmass Mountain (left) and Hagerman Peak rise from the North Fork of the Crystal River. Hagerman has interesting backcountry ski routes on the south face in view, time for more 13ers next spring? Fun to note that perhaps five hours before this photo was taken, the water in the creek was snow up on the mountain in the background. Primal.

Colorado backcountry skiing area, how it looks in summer.


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4 Responses to “Why We Love Colorado”

  1. Mark Worley June 27th, 2006 6:31 am

    Photos like that show why I need to get back to the West…soon!

  2. cjm June 27th, 2006 10:44 am

    how rough does that road get past Lost Creek Trailhead going up towards Siberia peak trailhead? would an Xterra get me up there?

  3. Becky June 27th, 2006 1:21 pm

    I was wondering how Aspen looked these days. Last time I saw the mountain up close, my face was planted in powder, and I’m still dreamin’. Thanks for the view!

  4. Lou June 28th, 2006 7:31 pm

    Mark, yeah! CJM, indeed an Xterra will get you up there no problem. Becky, the powder must have obscured your vision as that photo is not Aspen…

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