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Breckenridge Sidecountry and Summit County Backcountry!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Warren Groom is organizing this meetup. Here are the details: 

Join us for two days of skiing. Day one, ski the sidecountry of Breckenridge (Peak 6, 9 and 10) and day two ski the backcountry to Chicago or Machine Gun Ridge. The inspiration for this trip is to ski Peak 6 at Breckenridge before it becomes part of the Breckenridge ski area in 2013/14 and to explore the sidecountry off of Peak 9 and 10

  •  March 22, Friday Evening:  Meet at the Wooly Mammoth Parking lot at 6:30 and carpool to Breckenridge.
  •  March 23, Saturday Morning:  Take the Gondola up to the base of Peak 7,  Independence SuperChair up and ski over to the side gate near the top of Ore Bucket run. Skin up and ski down Peak 6.  Afternoon ski the side-country and inbound areas of Breckenridge.  I can get 4 lift tickets at $79 each and additional tickets for $104.
  • March 24, Sunday: Ski Machine Gun Ridge near Vail Pass or Chicago Ridgenear Leadville.    Chicago Ridge INFO:Start off at Buckeye Gulch Trail head, south of Leadville.  Skin up as if going to Sangree Hut as you near the  tree line break trail to the left and head up to the top of Chicago ridge and ski the trees down to the trail where we skinned up on.  See the following link for more info:http://www.hutski.com/hut-routes/sangree/sangree-hut.html.
  • March 24, Sunday:  Leave Breckenridge around 6 or 7 pm to let the ski traffic dissipate.

My town house has 1 King size bed, 1 Queen size bed,  1 Full size bed, and 2 twin size bed and plenty of room on the floor. A contribution of  $10 per person would be appreciated to help cover most of the cleaning fee for my unit.  Here is the link to my property:  http://www.5diamondlodging.com/vacation-rental-home.asp?PageDataID=56595

The section of peak 6 we will be skiing is ~30 degree or less. We will review the avalanche danger in the morning before making the decision to ski Peak 6 or not. Avalanche beacon, probe and shovel are strongly recommended if we ski Peak 6. The rest of the outing will be on slopes less than 25 degrees except the inbound portions of Breckenridge.

  

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http://www.meetup.com/Spectacular-Adventures/pages/Spectacular_Adventures_Release_of_Liability/

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  • Natalie M

    btw, I know I am not supposed to use the "A" word, but my memory served me correctly, there was an incident earlier this season. Glad we stayed away from that terrain and on 10 degree slope instead ;)
    https://avalanche.state.co.us/acc/acc_report.php?accfm=inv&acc_id=473
    http://www.elevationoutdoors.com/blogs/master-of-none/avalanche-accident-a-near-miss-on-buckeye/

    I'll get pix posted soon! Cheers.

    March 26, 2013

    • Natalie M

      I won't be there Thursday. Driving to TX instead, but the occasion is quite happy, so no complaints about TX this time :)

      March 27, 2013

    • Natalie M

      Next week - likely Tuesday and Thursday at the gym.

      March 27, 2013

  • sharon m.

    What a fabulous trip, skiing was excellent in the back country and Breckenridge was even better. Warren was an exceptional host and guide. Thanks all for a great time.

    March 25, 2013

  • Natalie M

    Awesome time, good laughs. Warren is a great organizer and a gracious host.

    March 24, 2013

  • Warren G.

    Jen, We have enough buddy passes for 2 more people. The plan is to meet at the base of peak 7 at 8:30am. Please call if you cancel or running late.

    March 23, 2013

  • Jen

    Warren, So, we need a ticket if we join tomorrow (sunday)?

    March 23, 2013

  • Warren G.

    Since its going to be a bit windy and colder tomorrow, we are going to ski Chicago Ridge on Saturday and Breckenridge on Sunday when it is warmer. The plan is to leave my house (35 Oak Ln, Breckenridge) at 9:00am tomorrow morning. Sunday we meet at the base of Peak 7 at 8:30am

    March 22, 2013

  • Warren G.

    Heather, We made it to Breck. If you are still planning on skiing with us this weekend please give me a call. 720.988.3052. Thanks, Warren

    March 22, 2013

  • Warren G.

    I'm still going. Please call me if you are cancelling.

    March 22, 2013

  • sharon m.

    You still up for this with the frigid temperatures predicted?

    March 22, 2013

  • sharon m.

    Hey Warren, what time do you plan on driving through Boulder. Could I meet you at the Safeway on 28th and Iris, NE corner?

    March 22, 2013

    • Warren G.

      Hi Sharon, How I meet you there around 5:30.

      March 22, 2013

    • Warren G.

      I will meet your there at 5:30.

      March 22, 2013

  • Tim W

    Very sorry to miss this but have a shoulder injury that's healing more slowly than I hoped. What a great weekend. I hope you all have a great time and look forward to joining you next season. Tim

    March 21, 2013

    • Heather

      I help people heal injures. I can help heal your shoulder with Reiki & an avazzi healing tool like a lazer, & Massage Im a Nationally Certifed Massage Therapist, Personal Trainer, Yoga & Pilaties Instructor. Let me know if you wanta a book a session. Heather[masked]

      March 21, 2013

  • Warren G.

    For those meeting us in Breckenridge Saturday morning. Lets meet at the base of Peak 7 at 8:30 am so I can pick up Lift Tickets for those who need one.

    Dave, we will be leaving my Townhouse at 8:00am.

    March 21, 2013

    • Heather

      Do ya wanta meet at the lift or the parking lot by National Forest at peak 7?

      March 21, 2013

  • Warren G.

    We will be meeting in the South East corner of Wooley Mammoth. I will be driving a white Toyota 4 Runner with a Grey Skybox on top. My cell phone number is 720.988.3052.

    Also I can pick people up along the way Longmont/Boulder if you don't feel like leaving you car at the WM parking lot.

    March 21, 2013

  • Brad K.

    And I'm out. I've been a little sick this week, I don't think my stamina is going to be up to a BC weekend. Damn shame, this sounds like a lot of fun!

    March 20, 2013

  • Natalie M

    Where in the Wooley Mammoth lot are we meeting? How about KK lot?

    March 20, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll plan to meet you at the condo early Saturday morning. Let me know how early. I'll stay over Saturday night. Let's do some Breck night life. Save a buddy ticket for me too.

    March 20, 2013

  • Brad K.

    I can haul folks and gear, some unused Buddy passes on my Epic pass if someone needs one.

    March 16, 2013

  • Heather

    I live in Summit, so I wont be staying over night with you all. I feel comfortable skiing back country with people if everyone has a Becon shovel & Probe & knows how to use it & we follow the avalanche danger assesment and only go if its green light based on conditions. It we be great if we could meet up friday eve & do a moc search in a snow bank. I would be happy to teach people how to use a becon & prob if they have never used one. Avalanches have slide @ 27 degrees in recent years. There have been 2 avalanches in area at Abasin in recent years & several dealths this year again. It would be nice if every one read the CAIC website see recent snow & read at least 1 case studies on avalanches.

    March 15, 2013

  • Tim W

    Probably will meet you up there Saturday. I'll sort it out as we get closer and let you know.

    March 10, 2013

  • Heather

    I will go if everyone has avalanche gear & knows how to use it, & we decided as a group if it is safe, based on the CAIC report & doing our own data.

    March 8, 2013

  • sharon m.

    Hey Warren I would like one of the $79 tickets if possible. Thanks

    March 6, 2013

    • Warren G.

      I will save one for you.

      March 7, 2013

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