Grays and Torreys

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Grays and Torreys

Submitted By: Jozey on October 11, 2010

Administrator: Jozey

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Featured Descent

Colorado » Gore Range/Vail Pass

Deming Drop

Consistent 40+ degree pitch of sheer bliss for 1200+ feet.  In low snow years, a narrow choke can develop about half way down, other wise the couloir is quite wide.

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Grays and Torreys peaks are two of the more popular hiking destinations in the summer for people trying to tick off their first “fourteener”. However, during the winter months this area offers some of the steepest and most sustained descents in the Front Range and along the I-70 corridor. Grays and Torrey’s peaks are both fourteeners and Grays is the highest peak along the continental divide within the US. Kelso Mountain joins Torreys on it’s northeast flank and also offers a great spring descent on it’s north face.

How to Get There

Take the 221 Exit (Bakerville) off I-70. Turn left at E Bakerville Rd/Co Rd 321/Stevens Gulch Rd. Continue to follow Co Rd 321/Stevens Gulch Rd and trailhead for Grays and Torrey's is at the end of the road with plenty of parking and restrooms.

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