BACKCOUNTRY SKIING: SILVERTON, CO 3rd Edition by Josh Kling is out on the shelves! Get yours now to get the inside scoop on the San Juan mountains. This atlas features new zones, new tour link-ups, new map and more avalanche 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.
Ideal for OPUS, Addie S, Artist, Mountain Belle, Saint Paul, and Red Mountain Alpine Lodge. 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.