Monday, June 24, 2013

Silver Rush Course Photos

The photos below are a picture album of the Leadville Silver Rush 50 course outlined in this link.

The photo above was taken along the County Road 6 climb, somewhere around mile 6 or 7. In the distance you can see Iowa Amphitheater.

This photo was also taken along the County Road 6 climb, this time looking back from the direction we came. I think that is Mount Massive in the background.

One last photo of the climb along County Road 6 looking at Iowa Amphitheater.

Taken at the summit of the initial climb overlooking a valley below. You are at 12,000 feet here so there are no trees.

A photo of me at the summit of the initial climb -- to my left is the decent toward Printer Boy.

This is a good photo as you can visualize the County Road 6 route down below and see County Road 2B in the upper right, heading downhill toward Printer Boy.

The crew descending into Printer Boy. To our left and down the hill is County Road 2.

This photo was taken along the private trail (near County Road 1A) about half way to Rock Garden aid station. In the background, you can see Turquoise Lake in the distance and the town of Leadville just below.

This is a picture from near the Rock Garden aid station, once again looking back west at Turquoise Lake and Leadville. Once again, that is Mount Massive in the background (on the left).

Me in the final snow field near the summit of the Ball Mountain climb.

Chuck showing how he floats on snow in his Hokas. Oh, and that is still Ball Mountain.

Here I am starting the steep decent into Stumptown from the Ball Mountain summit. You can see the Leadville mining district down below (sort of right in the middle of the photo), but you descend down the road and bend to my right before making your way into the mining district.  


  1. Sounds like things are coming together! You're going to do great out there - great pictures too BTW!

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