Peak(s):  Snowmass Mountain  -  14,092 feet
Post Date:  08/08/2012
Date Climbed:   07/14/2012
Posted By:  Freeze

 Snowmass Epiphany  

On 7/14/2012, I took a couple buddies up Snowmass West slopes. This was one friend's first successful summit of a 14er, and my other friend happens to own a video production company.

On Friday we drove from Woodland Park to the trailhead outside of Marble. We then hiked in to Little Gem Lake which had a tremendous campsite just past the lake. The site also gave us a great view to scope out the route.

The next morning we trudged up the route, which arguably had a few class four moves right next to the green patch of grass. We made the summit by about 10:30am.

We stayed at our campsite another night and hiked around Siberia Lake the next day.

Check out the video link.

Snowmass Epiphany


  • Comments or Questions

man ...
08/08/2012 16:27
... very nice. very nice indeed.


Well done video!
08/08/2012 17:40
Awesome video, I really liked it. Congrats on Snowmass.


Post-Rock Epicness!
08/08/2012 21:30
Really nicely produced video! That was really inspiring to watch, and it made me insanely jealous of the camera. =p

I'm thinking about heading up this route next week. I know the road up is ”rough” but I have a lifted '97 4-runner. Think I can make it all the way?


nice production quality
08/08/2012 23:16
You can probably sell it to REI for a commercial (Do they sell the products seen in the video?)

Makes my lame ass TRs look pretty lame ass.


the road
08/09/2012 00:14
I think a 97 4-runner would make it without issue. Having a nice, tight turn radius is one of the keys to the road though. Lots of tight and mildly steep switchbacks.


well done!
08/09/2012 13:31
what a cool way to have a memory of the trip. thanks for sharing.


08/09/2012 21:11
That video was dope! Good work.


08/09/2012 22:36
Really cool. Makes me want to start climbing my filing cabinet while still at work.

sue personett

08/11/2012 18:39
Well done, I love it!!!!


08/13/2012 01:25


09/02/2012 03:37
Fantastic video. Very nicely done. Congrats on the summit too


I need to up my game
05/06/2013 12:56
This gives me a lot of ideas on how to make my vids better. Thanks for the tips. Vort.

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