Backcountry Skiing Crested Butte, Colorado [2nd Edition] OUT OF STOCK


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OUT OF STOCK UNTIL CHRISTMAS. Backcountry Skiing Crested Butte is the guidebook for backcountry skiing in the Crested Butte area of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. After 11 years of skiing the Crested Butte backcountry, author and local skier Andy Sovick has packed all the information and knowledge he has collected into this atlas.

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What’s in the new edition?

  • Now on waterproof, tear resistant paper.
  • New lines! We’ve removed a few unpopular routes from the book, and replaced them with some big peaks and high alpine zones within striking distance of the existing zones.
  • GPS Coordinates. Trailheads, skin track starts, and skin track ends will all have GPS coordinates for you to lock into your device.
  • Avalanche Information. We’ve worked with the Crested Butte Avalanche Center to help explain each zone’s terrain as it relates to avalanche hazards. You’ll see references to slope angles, terrain traps, convexities, and other hazards to keep in mind on each given zone.

Maps of the region, aerial photographs of each ski run, and legend keys are designed to give the user the most pertinent information for riding the goods safely and wisely.

“I have found your products to be extremely useful in my own tour planning, dusting cobwebs off terrain early season and assisting in avalanche education courses I teach throughout the winter in Crested Butte and San Juan’s.”  -Ian Havlick, Irwin Guides

This atlas covers the following zones:

  • Snodgrass Mountain
  • Cony’s
  • Schuylkill
  • Mt. Emmons
    • Red Lady Zone
    • Wolverine
    • Climax/Happy Chutes
    • Redwell
  • Mt. Axtell
    • Axtell Upper Bowls
    • Axtell Lower Bowls
  • Anthracites
  • Gothic Mountain
  • Teocalli Mountain
  • Mineral & Augusta

We also offer a topographic map for Crested Butte and a digital version of the book on the app Rakkup. Although separate products, all three are valuable tools for route finding, tour planning and terrain management. Each tool has its own advantages and compliment each other when used together.

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