The San Juan Mountain Range speaks for itself when it comes to remote and rugged terrain in the west. Highway 550, passing over three passes (Red Mountain, Molas, and Coal Bank) and through the heart of the town of Silverton, brings power-hounds to some of Colorado’s most coveted and diverse backcountry ski terrain. The locations showcased in this digital ski atlas offer the entire spectrum of terrain and difficulty. Provided you already have a small amount of experience as a backcountry skier and have some level of avalanche knowledge, there is something in this digital guide for everyone.
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 Silverton Ski Atlas and Ski Map.
This digital book covers the following zones: Coal Creek + Deer Creek, Snowdon, North Twilight, Turk-Sultan Traverse, Deadwood Basin Traverse, Sultan Summit, Sultan North, Kendall Mountain, Turkey Chute, King Solomon, Anvil, Battleship East & North Side, Pass West Side, McMillian + US Basin, Cemetery, Red 3, Commodore, and Prospect.
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.