Treasure Mountain

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Treasure Mountain

Submitted By: Y.C. on December 27, 2011

Administrator: Y.C.

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Featured Descent

Colorado » Wolf Creek Pass

Hour Glass

The Descent is the obvious funnel on the north side of the 11583 knob.  This line chokes down to about five feet wide and then opens up again for the exit of the avy path.  Be cautious!! If the bowl up top rips it will carry you over 50+ foot rocks.

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Treasure Mountain is just to the West of the wolf creek ski are and to the south of the Hwy.  This is a backcountry playground for both skiers and snowmobilers.

How to Get There

There are a few ways to reach treasure mountain.  One is from the top of treasure lift one can leave the resort hiking to the east through treasure pass and up towards the peak.   Another way is about two miles east of the pass there are some pullouts to park on the south side of the road.  Walk to the south towards the obvious pass between the ski area and a small knob which holds the Hour Glass and Gnome Chutes.  From here you can head to any spot to ski.

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