TR: Backcountry Skiing in the Anthracites (5 Dec 2011)

(Last Updated On: November 2, 2017)

With a little bit of fresh snow, we decided to check out the status of the backcountry. The Anthracites are still easily reachable as it is possible to drive a car far up the Kebler Pass road. However, I suspect this will change the next storm or two. The snow was still quite thin in the Anthracites, with a punchy layer beneath the few inches of fresh, making from some interesting and inconsistent turns. Nevertheless, our pics from backcountry skiing in the Anthracites pics are worth sharing:)

View of Ruby, Owen, and Purple from the top.
Backcountry skiing in the Anthracites

Frank.
Backcountry skiing in the Anthracites

Me.
Backcountry skiing in the Anthracites

Backcountry skiing in the Anthracites

Frank.
Backcountry skiing in the Anthracites

Backcountry skiing in the Anthracites

Notice the bird Frank disturbed.
Backcountry skiing in the Anthracites

Backcountry skiing in the Anthracites

Backcountry skiing in the Anthracites

It was a good day of backcountry skiing in the Anthracites and I know there will be more to come!

Brittany Walker Konsella

Aside from skiing, biking, and all outdoorsy things,Brittany Walker Konsella also loves smiles and chocolate 🙂 Even though she excels at higher level math and chemistry, she still confuses left from right. Find out more about Brittany!

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TR: Backcountry Skiing in the Anthracites (5 Dec 2011)
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Rising above the remote Kebler Pass, see for yourself why Crested Butte locals enjoy backcountry skiing in the Anthracites
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Brittany Walker Konsella

Aside from skiing, biking, and all outdoorsy things, Brittany Walker Konsella also loves smiles and chocolate :) Even though she excels at higher level math and chemistry, she still confuses left from right. Find out more about Brittany!

3 thoughts on “TR: Backcountry Skiing in the Anthracites (5 Dec 2011)

  • December 8, 2011 at 4:18 pm
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    Nice turns! Can’t wait to visit again this season.

  • December 8, 2011 at 8:08 pm
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    Pics look much different than usual.. any different filters you are using or perhaps a different camera? Either way, great effect. Especially that last one where you can see the eyes.

  • December 8, 2011 at 11:30 pm
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    Hah, I’d like to say I was so sophisticated as to use a different filter! I simply changed my camera options to take B&W photos!

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