Peak(s):  Kit Carson Peak  -  14,165 feet
Date Posted:  04/03/2012
Date Climbed:   03/31/2012
Author:  Kevin Baker
 Kit Carson via Cole's Couloir: A Reclusive Gem  

Summitpost report

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 Comments or Questions

04/04/2012 13:03
I love image #3...great perspective picture...also makes it look like you better know what you are doing...which of course, you better know what you are doing up there! Good job.


Crestone NW couloir
04/04/2012 14:00
Crestone Peak's NW couloir looks in! Great photos, Kevin!


Great timing
04/04/2012 14:27
Looks like a great time to get that couloir. Surprising how little snow is in the area.


Nice TR Kevin!
04/04/2012 14:54
Crazy how we could have a conversation up there! Cole's looks awesome and may have to be the way I ski it. Glad y'all didn't have the post holing awesomeness Bill and I did; you missed out!

Kevin Baker

04/04/2012 16:18
Usakeller, I think you would enjoy the ski on Coles. I'm sure I would have cruised right over a lot of your post holes with snowshoes! It would have been a similar story with skis in the Spanish creek side


Great Views
04/05/2012 17:18
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.

Robert Frost

Kevin Baker

nice quote
04/05/2012 17:58
Very nice quote, Wascly! I prefer the road less traveled any day and Spanish Creek indeed was!


Robert Frost...
04/06/2012 02:44
is the man when it comes to poetry. But when it comes to climbing the rocky mountains, you Kevin are right up there with the best of them. A beautiful report that does justice for the mountain, one I haven't yet visited, but it's nearing the time that I stop putting it off and just go see for myself. Thanks for telling the story.

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