Sneffels Traverse Ski Race March 5th 2016

The wild and remote Sneffels Traverse Ski Race is back this year and the date is set for March 5, 2016! It should be a great course with all the snow we have gotten. This one-of-a kind, low key, wild mountain race is such a good time that you really should check it out.

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What We Bring

I just finished the Telluride to Moab trip with six friends. I feel like we nailed our gear: we used everything we brought and did not really need anything we didn’t bring. We had everything we needed and our total kits weighed about 10lbs each. This list should vary depending on the weather and your mechanical skill set as a group. We rode in August with a good weather forecast.

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Sneffels Traverse

San Juan Huts Sneffels Traverse

Another great day of skiing is coming to the Dallas Trail. Remember the Sneffels Half Loop Event? As most of you know, that is no more. Come join us for the Sneffels Traverse. This WILL BE A RACE! The start will be on County Rd 9/West Dallas Creek . Racers will ski south up to the Dallas Trail at Box Factory Park. Once on the Dallas Trail at Box Factory Park, skiers will head east on the trail (familiar terrain for Sneffels Half Loopers).

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Giving Thanks For Early Storms

Early storms good for San Juan Huts

It is not even Thanksgiving and we have a 40 inch, relatively dense, base in the mountains! These past few storms have come in with a lot of moisture and relatively warm temps. To be sure, we still have weak layers of old snow at the base of the pack and we have seen multiple slides, but these warm early season storms are definitely something to be grateful for here in the San Juans.

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