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Four Pass Loop

Four Pass Loop Trail Run

Four Pass Loop Trail Run 7/26/2014 Runners: Jeff, Andy, Paul, Shannon Report from: Jeff Marshall, Ute Mountaineer Staff member The morning started early, but I was ready. Andy picked me up at 5:15 am and once I entered his car you could feel the energy and excitement we shared for the day ahead. We drove […]

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Rim Trail Mountain Biking

On Sunday July 27, Kristin (Ute employee) and her husband, Matt, went out on their mountain bikes to ride the Rim Trail Mountain Bike trail in Snowmass Village. They rode up the Tom Blake Trail to the village, then rode the South and North Rim trails, and then rode the Highline trail back where they […]

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Powerline Rock Climbing

Powerline Rock Climbing

Damon, Angus and several others from the Ute went out for a climbing day on Independence Pass to the Ptarmigan Creek area to climb on the Powerline Crag. For several who had not tried climbing, going to the Powerline Crag area offers everyone a chance to get in several climbs in a great area that […]

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Cathedral Lake

Cathedral Lake Hike

Just another sunny day in the mountains. Damon and his girlfriend, Mahai head out for a day hike to Cathedral Lake. They started early at 8:45am to do the 6 mile round trip hike.             With wildflowers along the way to look at and with the mountains surrounding them, the […]

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Lost Man Loop Trip Report

Lost Man Loop Trip

Damon Giordano and his girlfriend, Mahia, went out for an backpacking / overnight trip on the Lost Man Loop on June 8th to 9th. After leaving his car at the lower Lost Man trail head, Damon hitch-hiked back up to the Upper Lost Man trail head along HWY 82 and they set out on the […]

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Capitol Peak

Capitol Peak Climb

Ute Staffer Angus Morrison and his friend, Eric Kimsey from Steamboat, hiked into Capital Lake and camped at the lake the night before they were going to climb Capitol Peak. The next morning they set off on an early start so the two climbers would have enough time to make the summit and come down […]

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Avalanche Creek Trip Report

Avalanche Creek Day Trip

Ute Staff member Angus Morrison and friends took a day trip to the Avalanche Creek Campground on a blue bird February day. The group followed the snow covered road from Avalanche Creek to the campground. This is an easy tour for first-timers and also old pros who just want to get out into the snow […]

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Pyramid Peak Trip Report

Climbing Pyramid Peak

On July 27th at 9pm Ute Mountaineer employee Kim Hammond along with Justin Hewitt, Katie Oestrike, and Jeff Marshall set out from the Maroon Bells parking lot and hiked to Crater Lake. At 4am they left the Crater Lake campsite and summited Pyramid Peak around 8am. After a rest on top of the mountain for […]

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