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Peak(s):  Uncompahgre Peak  -  14,309 feet
Post Date:  01/14/2010
Modified:  12/20/2013
Date Climbed:   01/12/2010
Posted By:  benners

 Winter on Uncompahgre: Summit Ski Descent   

TR here:


  • Comments or Questions

awesome!     2010-03-16 11:41:14
1) Nice TR

2) Love the chicken

3) I‘m jealous of the Kilowatts/dynafits.


Totally boss...     2010-01-14 12:43:26
Not sarcastically, that‘s just fun to say. I knew this trip report was on the way, good work and thanks for posting. Looks like there was a perfect amount of snow for you guys. Kiefer, fried chicken? Delicious, some of the greatest ideas are the simplest, I‘m gonna try that this weekend...


Thanks...     2010-01-14 13:50:14
For posting! I‘ll be heading down this weekend to try the same thing, minus jumping over rocks... Good to know that the snow is mostly continuous. After Elbert‘s east ridge and thin snow + rocks + grass last weekend, this looks like a lot of fun!


Cool Guys     2011-05-09 11:48:20
Thats awesome you could ski from the summit! nice work!


Nice!     2010-01-14 14:23:23
What great weather you two had! Love the rock jumping, benners. 8) Thanks for posting. Happy trails!


Nice one!!     2010-01-14 15:58:20
I love that last picture. That should be framed. Really captures the solitude of Winter activities in the mountains.


That...     2010-01-14 16:23:48
was one sweet day, Ben. Glad you came up with a great idea. Even the food was terrific.
Very nice write-up. And I‘m not concerned that Wetterhorn was saved for another day. Good decision making at it‘s best!
G‘luck in school and make room for more single-day outings!


Very Nice     2010-01-14 20:27:06
Heading down Saturday night to get this one out of the way Sunday.

That last Picture is VERY SWEET

Thanks for putting this up so we can all see the conditions.


Nicely done!     2010-01-14 21:54:31
Ben, do you have a date in mind for San Luis?


Oooh     2010-01-15 10:47:40
I‘m jealous. I wish I could have made that trip!

Chicago Transplant

Another great trip     2010-01-15 16:04:47
You guys have had quite a start to ‘10, keep ‘em coming!


Excellent     2010-01-16 09:51:19
Great job. Skiing Uncompahgre doesn‘t cross many minds.


Another great read Ben     2010-01-25 10:03:12
I finally looked at it. The first and last photos are stunning! I wish I could have made this trip with you guys. BUT, I am looking forward to a (hopefully) good spring filled with ski descents!!


Maybe.....     2010-02-10 13:27:08
some day I will be able to go with you and ski!!!!!!!!!!!!

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