Ted Mahon the man behind the cover photo for Mark Kelly’s Backcountry Skiing and Ski Mountaineering in Rocky Mountain National Park discusses the day they got the shot on longs as well as a tour of Mt Meeker that made it into the book.
The Backcountry Skiing and Ski Mountaineering in Rocky Mountain National Park guidebook is on the shelves, and gracing the cover is a photo of mine– that of Dirk Bockelmann skiing the North Face of Longs Peak.
The guidebook was written by Mark Kelly and published by Fritz Sperry. Mark is a former Colorado Mountain School guide with years of first-hand experience in RMNP. Fritz is a serious ski mountaineer who has authored Making Turns in the Ten Mile – Mosquito Range, and was responsible for getting this guidebook to press. It looks great, and is loaded with detailed descriptions of a wide variety of ski routes in the Park. This guidebook deserves a place on the shelf of all Colorado backcountry skiers and ski mountaineers, and it’s an absolute “must-have” for those into climbing and skiing from the greater Denver, Boulder, and Front Range neighborhood…
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