Sarah and Nina climbing toward the saddle between Castle and Conundrum
the Castle Couloir (center), our intended ski line for later in the day
sunrise reflecting off the icy snow
Castle Peak, as seen from the summit of Conundrum Peak
the Maroon Bells (Maroon Peak and North Maroon Peak), Snowmass, Thunder Pyramid, Capitol, and Pyramid (L to R)
We ran into Caroline Moore and Bill Middlebrook on the summit of Castle.
Sarah exchanging her crampons for skis
looking down the Castle Couloir with Conudrum across the valley
Jordan White appeared just before we dropped into the couloir.
looking back up the Castle Couloir
Andy and Nina enjoying the snow on St. Mary's Glacier
enjoying the scenery on the way back to the trailhead
Given this scene from the car, it's difficult to believe that we were able to do so much skiing on the same day.