Guest Blog – October Surprise 3 – Mega Ski Descent near Crested Butte

Post by blogger | October 31, 2006      

This just in from Pete Sowar:

Lou, a photo of where Sean Crossen, myself and others have been skiing the last few days. We skied the tighter chute mostly shaded just to the right of the big sunny face. Snow is great. The run is about 2,500 vert and 40+ degrees. Peak is Mount Baldy outside of Crested Butte, Colorado above Emerald Lake on the Schofield Pass road.

October backcountry skiing near Crested Butte, Colorado.
Mount Baldy and Emerald Lake with Crossen and Sowar’s route marked.


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2 Responses to “Guest Blog – October Surprise 3 – Mega Ski Descent near Crested Butte”

  1. Mark Worley November 1st, 2006 4:59 am

    Wow! That’s an amazing line for October. Way to go Sean, Pete, and others. I’m living vicariously through you guys.

  2. Chris Eddy August 28th, 2007 9:54 am

    Great Pic. I’ve been to Emerald Lake many times in the summer and it is spectacular up there and around Schofield Pass.

    How did you get up to the top of that mountain (Mt. Baldy?) to ski down toward the lake? Did you exit back towards Gothic?

    Thanks for the info.

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