An easy hike up some of the most winter-friendly 13ers
Dwight and Dominic climbing the upper south slopes of Colorado Mines Peak. On the descent just a few hours later more than a foot of fresh powder had accumulated here! An avalanche closed Berthoud Pass later that evening.
Dwight amongst some of the clutter on the summit of Colorado Mines Peak.
The northeast ridge of Colorado Mines Peak is home to highly impressive, beautiful cornices. Metal poles remind visitors where the ground ends.
Closeup of the most interesting cornice wave we saw along the ridge.
Dominic strolling along the gentle ridge to Mount Flora as visibility decreases.
Breckinridge Peak makes an appearance through the pea soup.
Dominic near the summit of Mount Eva. The structure in the background provides good shelter.
Looking down Witter Peak's steep and rocky south face.
View down Witter Peak's west ridge.