Grays and Torreys
Submitted By: Jozey on October 11, 2010
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Pretty open bowl with a number of options, there a couple of tinier chutes that are created by tree gullies and rock areas throughout the line. Basically choose your own adventure skiing! After you ski the line head SW through the bottom part of the opening and follow the hill line south. This will meet you back up with the road where you can skin right back up to the hut.[more]
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.