Welcome to the epicenter of backcountry skiing and snowboarding on Colorado’s Front Range. This was the former home of one of Colorado’s pioneering ski areas and when it closed, the pass quickly emerged as a popular backcountry ski destination. Just over an hour from Denver, backcountry skiers can access numerous trailheads leading into high basins or take car-shuttle laps directly from the pass.
In this digital guidebook you will find a sophisticated navigational mobile app, complete with aerial photos, marked runs, a zone descent list, ascent and skin track info, run descriptions and tour lengths, hazards, slope angles, elevations, Avalanche Terrain Exposure Scale ratings, and more. Additional app features include: offline GPS navigation, zoomable topo maps, map legends, slope angle shading, a searchable/filterable descent list, and bookmarking. Designed to go along with you on your tours and accompany the Backcountry Skiing Berthoud Pass Ski Atlas and Ski Map.
This digital book covers the following zones: Pumphouse Basin North & South, West Side, Mt. Russell, No Name, Floral Park, East Side, Hell’s Half Acre, Mines Peak, Lower 80s and 90s, Upper 80s and 90s, Hidden Knoll, Hidden Knoll South, 110s, Upper 110s, Second Creek Ridge East & West, Second Creek Ridge Headwall, and First Creek Ridge.
With the Rakkup app, users purchase and save guidebooks for each zone onto their smart device. Once downloaded, the book is available offline. When you purchase this app from Beacon Guidebooks, you will receive an automatic email from Rakkup with simple instructions and links to install the app on your device and download the guidebook you have purchased. Purchases can also be gifted to another user.