Fresh Pow Renews Independence Pass for Backcountry Skiing

Post by blogger | May 30, 2007      

Independence Pass, Mountain Boy area.

View from Blue Peak this morning, looking southerly at Mountain Boy region of Independence Pass, Colorado. (Click to enlarge.) A cold front moved through yesterday and last night, leaving a coating of white above about 11,000 feet. Since the terrain in the Independence Pass area reaches to 13,000 and 14,000 feet, that leaves plenty of room to play.

Independence Pass, backcountry skiing Blue Peak.

Yours truly backcountry skiing on Blue Peak this morning (click image to enlarge). Nice stuff, should matt down by tomorrow and provide a primo corn snow surface for several days.


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3 Responses to “Fresh Pow Renews Independence Pass for Backcountry Skiing”

  1. Paul Beiser May 30th, 2007 11:36 am

    SWEET. Sitting at my desk with lot’s of envy, but a big smile 🙂

  2. Mark May 30th, 2007 12:03 pm

    Man, that looks amazing for May. Can’t wait to get out there soon. What could be better for the end of Spring?

  3. Eric May 30th, 2007 3:26 pm

    That does look really nice, but we’ve also been enjoying riding down the rivers of Colorado on the melting snowpack. Just one more way to enjoy the snow! Keep it coming!

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