Info

031210SilvertonMountainMP0544

SHOT 3/12/10 11:11:57 AM - Some of the terrain available for skiing and snowboarding at Silverton Mountain in Silverton, Co. on a near perfect bluebird day. Silverton Mountain is unique amongst ski resorts requiring a guide (most of the season), avalanche gear and limiting the number of daily visitors. There are multiple bowls, chutes, cliffs and natural terrain features to be discovered during a visit to Silverton Mountain. It is the highest Ski Area in North America with a peak of 13,487' and it is also the steepest with no easy way down. The mountain is left in it's natural state with the exception of the avalanche reduction work which occurs. There is only one chair at the mountain though most skiiers and snowboarders will end up hiking in various directions at the top. The mountain also features heliskiing trips for $159 a trip (at the time of visit). The mountain opened in 2002. (Photo by Marc Piscotty / © 2010)

Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download
Filename
031210SilvertonMountainMP0544.jpg
Copyright
© 2010 Marc Piscotty
Image Size
3744x5616 / 4.2MB
Contained in galleries
Colorado Life Ski Request, Silverton Mountain
SHOT 3/12/10 11:11:57 AM - Some of the terrain available for skiing and snowboarding at Silverton Mountain in Silverton, Co. on a near perfect bluebird day. Silverton Mountain is unique amongst ski resorts requiring a guide (most of the season), avalanche gear and limiting the number of daily visitors. There are multiple bowls, chutes, cliffs and natural terrain features to be discovered during a visit to Silverton Mountain. It is the highest Ski Area in North America with a peak of 13,487' and it is also the steepest with no easy way down. The mountain is left in it's natural state with the exception of the avalanche reduction work which occurs. There is only one chair at the mountain though most skiiers and snowboarders will end up hiking in various directions at the top. The mountain also features heliskiing trips for $159 a trip (at the time of visit). The mountain opened in 2002. (Photo by Marc Piscotty / © 2010)