Backcountry Skiing Silverton, Colorado [3rd Edition]


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This terrain atlas features new zones, new tour link-ups, new map and more avalanche terrain info. Adventuring in the San Juans for nearly 20 years, author Josh Kling has put his heart and soul into passing on reliable, professional guidance in this atlas.

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Many mountain ranges don’t have a year-round maintained road passing through them, but the San Juan Range from Durango, through Silverton, to Ouray has three passes. Highway 550 brings powder-hounds through some of Colorado’s most rugged and diverse ski terrain. Silverton Mountain, at the heart of the San Juans, boasts an annual snowfall of 400 inches.

Backcountry Skiing: Silverton offers all the necessary information for skiing the best backcountry spots in the area in a portable book that is extremely durable and lightweight.

“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:

  • Coal Creek & Deer Creek
  • Snowdon
  • North Twilight
  • Turk-Sultan Traverse
  • Sultan Summit
  • Sultan North
  • Kendall Mountain
  • Turkey Chute
  • King Solomon
  • Anvil
  • Battleship East Side
  • Battleship North Side
  • Hut Zone
  • Paradise
  • Upper Paradise
  • Clear Lake
  • Chattanooga East Side
  • Chattanooga North Side
  • Pass West Side
  • McMillan – US Basin
  • Cemetery
  • Red 3
  • Commodore
  • Prospect

We also offer a topographic map for Silverton 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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