Any Skiable 14ers yet?

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Re: Any Skiable 14ers yet?

Postby Jim Davies » Wed Oct 17, 2012 12:41 pm

The answer seems obvious at the moment...
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Re: Any Skiable 14ers yet?

Postby USAKeller » Wed Oct 17, 2012 12:49 pm

metalmountain wrote:
USAKeller wrote:There's not enough snow accumulation yet and probably won't be for awhile.

Whatever, they are totally skiable...

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Ha nice! Thanks for posting - I'm re-thinking selling my rock skis now!
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Re: Any Skiable 14ers yet?

Postby EatinHardtack » Wed Oct 17, 2012 2:31 pm

CO Native wrote:Image


What a shocker. A snowboarder sitting in the middle of the one trail open.
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Re: Any Skiable 14ers yet?

Postby Dave B » Wed Oct 17, 2012 2:36 pm

EatinHardtack wrote:
CO Native wrote:Image


What a shocker. A snowboarder sitting in the middle of the one trail open.


I'm surprised they're not smoking.

I kid, snowboarders are awesome, I'm even friends with a couple of 'em.
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Re: Any Skiable 14ers yet?

Postby jrs1965 » Wed Oct 17, 2012 3:19 pm

Chris Davenport had posted on facebook that he did a "1000' mixed line" on the NW slope of Pyramid Peak yesterday...
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Re: Any Skiable 14ers yet?

Postby taylorzs » Wed Oct 17, 2012 3:48 pm

roguejackalope wrote:This question reminds me of this video taken last summer. The last minute or so, in particular.

http://vimeo.com/25473497

*edit: fixed the link



Haha, classic, here is a gem from Vail last year. BTW This is on an open run during ski season last year. Enjoy!

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Re: Any Skiable 14ers yet?

Postby Jim Davies » Wed Oct 17, 2012 4:45 pm

jrs1965 wrote:Chris Davenport had posted on facebook that he did a "1000' mixed line" on the NW slope of Pyramid Peak yesterday...

Maybe he "did" it, but I sort of doubt he skied it.
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Re: Any Skiable 14ers yet?

Postby SKIBREC » Wed Oct 17, 2012 4:55 pm

kinda doubt he did also was there yesterday and saw no tracks but there was tracks on indy pass on the way to aspen
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Re: Any Skiable 14ers yet?

Postby Bean » Wed Oct 17, 2012 5:09 pm

As much as it pains me to say it, not all climbs are best descended (or even appropriate to) with skis.
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Re: Any Skiable 14ers yet?

Postby jrs1965 » Wed Oct 17, 2012 5:41 pm

Jim Davies wrote:
jrs1965 wrote:Chris Davenport had posted on facebook that he did a "1000' mixed line" on the NW slope of Pyramid Peak yesterday...

Maybe he "did" it, but I sort of doubt he skied it.
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I agree.

I found Chris Davenport's post to be rather vague, but I assumed from his choice of words he was inferring that he had skied Pyramid.
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Re: Any Skiable 14ers yet?

Postby mtnfiend » Thu Oct 18, 2012 11:03 am

jrs1965 wrote:I found Chris Davenport's post to be rather vague, but I assumed from his choice of words he was inferring that he had skied Pyramid.


He has skied pyramid. And a few times if I'm not mistaken....

By the way - All the 14ers are skiable right now....metalmountain gets it!!
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