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 Peak(s):  Arrow Pk  -  13,803 feet
Vestal Pk  -  13,864 feet
Electric Pk A  -  13,598 feet
Graystone Pk  -  13,489 feet
 Post Date:  04/20/2011
 Date Climbed:   04/02/2011
 Posted By:  Jcwhite

 Skiing in the Grenadiers   

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Getting there:
http://www.elksandbeyond.com/day-1-a-wintery-introduction-to-the-grenadiers/

Checking it out
http://www.elksandbeyond.com/day-2-sussing-things-out/

Electric and Graystone
http://www.elksandbeyond.com/day-4-couloir-hunting/

Arrow adventure
http://www.elksandbeyond.com/day-5-arrow-doesnt-come-easy/

Vestal
http://www.elksandbeyond.com/day-6-face-shots-on-the-wham-ridgevestal-peak/

Gettin on outa there.
http://www.elksandbeyond.com/day-7-the-out-to-molas-pass/



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  • Comments or Questions
JakeK


Awesome trip!     2011-04-20 08:48:27
I just read all the reports from the trip... way to get it done! Seems like an amazing trip! Great photos, too.


jbchalk


Nice stuff Jordan     2011-04-20 09:45:33
Love the sense of adventure and good ole mini-expeditionary style to approaching these peaks. Spending 7 days in there is awesome. Congrats dude.

Brandon


kaiman

nice reports and photos!     2011-04-20 09:48:36
Skiing off of Wham Ridge looks like a blast


CincyBearcats


Unbelievable!     2011-04-20 10:25:55
Amazing trip and photos guys. When we did Wham Ridge this past summer, I remember thinking that it would be insanely fun to ski that face (if I had the gumption to do that long of an approach, hehe). Congratulations on so many cool lines. All the work you guys put into the approach certainly paid off.
-Andy


tmathews

Bacon and Tequila?     2011-04-20 10:53:42
Interesting flavor combination there! Awesome, as always. I like to live vicariously though you.


lordhelmut


about     2011-04-20 14:51:44
as good as it gets from a Colorado ski mountaineering perspective


BillMiddlebrook


That's the best you could do?     2011-04-20 15:06:58
Haha! Great job and way to get to a place few people are able to see this time of year. So much great skiing!

-Bill


pioletski


Nice work Jordan and crew!     2011-04-20 19:27:35
Way to get after a difficult and remote trip. Fabulous photos, spectacular lines. Congratulations!


gdthomas


For some reason...     2011-04-21 10:20:02
I'm unable to access any of the links but it looks like a great time. Congratulations!


mattpayne11


Links are broken     2011-04-23 08:56:03
But you can still copy and paste them into your browser. Wow Jordan, this is nuts! Some of these photos are great!!! I love Vestal (if anyone knows me they know it is somewhat of an obsession) so this report is great. Loved some of the photos from below Vestal. So neat to see this valley all covered in snow. I bet that you guys were tired eh!? Congrats again on a wonderful trip and thanks for sharing it with us here. I for one don't mind one bit clicking on an external link! BRAVO!


BillMiddlebrook


Links     2011-04-25 06:50:54
I fixed the links.


Manky


Awesome!     2011-04-28 19:14:54
I have always longed to ski in this area. Way to totally do it justice. Keep the inspiring TRs coming.



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