With the avalanche conditions on Wolf Creek Pass at an all time high due to the heavy amount of snowfall and high winds, we decided to make our way to Silverton, CO where snow was said to be a bit more stable and had more to offer in terms of safe zones if the conditions didn't permit us to get on anything steep. When we arrived we scouted out a hut called "The Respect Hut" which was tucked away in a high bowl of the Silverton backcountry. With stunning views of the giant peaks we decided to stay in the hut and ride the safer terrain around the area. We were seeing natural, big avalanches on anything steep so we decided to avoid that type of terrain. Sam King and Austin Shelton joined us for the adventure.
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