"Solitude"

3/17/2007

Access from Boulder, CO:
Take Exit 180 off I-70.  Take a right and follow the road to the Pitkin Trailhead.

Run 1:
Devin, Erik & I hiked/skinned up the Pitkin Creek trail, then beyond “Mount Solitude”.  We glissed back down to the proper drainage leading to Mount Solitude’s west slopes.  The snow was firm since it was early in the morning.
Elevation: ~400’ 

Run 2:
We climbed up Mount Solitude’s west slopes, then glissed our ascent route.  The snow was variable; windpack to powder to corn to trap door.
Elevation: ~4200’
Total Skied Elevation: ~4600’
Total Climbed Elevation: ~5010’

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