Moonrise Over Doubletop

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Wednesday’s shot is of the moon rising prettily over the shoulder of a freshly snow-coated DoubletopMountain, just south of Crested Butte.  We saw clouds and light snow filtering down throughout the day, Tuesday.  This morning we’re under clear skies with mostly calm conditions and temps once again in the brisk range on the Gunnison Country.  Gunnison has the low this morning, showing fifteen below zero, Taylor Park is at six below, SchofieldPass is at four below, CB South is at thirteen below and the top of Gold Link is at one degree above zero.  When the sun hits this morning, temps will recover quickly, and head for a forecasted high in the mid twenties by this afternoon.  It’s going to be a beautiful day out there! 

Following up on yesterday’s post about the new uphill route at Crested Butte Mountain Resort, there’s a group ski planned for Saturday . . . here’s the press release:

Join Us For A Day Time Group Skin to Ten Peaks!

Come check out the new day time uphill route at Crested Butte Mountain Resort!

Meet Ethan Mueller and Nick Herrin for a group skin to Ten Peaks at 9 a.m. this Saturday, March 2. Complimentary coffee and pastries will be available at Ten Peaks for all participants. Please RSVP by replying to this e-mail by 5 PM on Thursday, February 28 if you plan on making it!  We hope to see you there!

Whether you’re going to be on the mountain lovin’ it, or in Houston, wishing you were on the mountain, have a super-duper day out there and we’ll see you tomorrow.

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Posted February 27, 2013 by robbpennie in Crested Butte Shot of the Day

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