Backcountry Skiing in Colorado

Skiing and Hiking in the Colorado Backcountry


Skywalker Couloir on South Arapahoe Peak 6-7-2010

So after trying desperately to find a partner for Sunday and not having any success, I decided I was going to ski anyway.  Not being a proponent of skiing alone, I chose a popular line where I figured there’d be plenty of skiers and climbers around.  The Skywalker Couloir is a great steep descent in the Indian Peaks Wilderness which drops abrubtly off the south face of South Arapahoe Peak.  Since it’s located only 2 miles from the trailhead, it is a popular climb/descent for spring skiers.

Skywalker Couloir

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