Potosi Peak's North Couloir

Potosi Peak and its impressive North Couloir as seen from the ridge between Potosi and "Coffeepot". Access to the bottom of the couloir posed too much of an avalanche threat for our taste so we decided to save it for another day. "Coffeepot" made a nice consolation prize. San Juan Mountains, Colorado. May 2009.


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Marcsoltan - May 12, 2009 8:28 pm - Voted 10/10

A beautiful photo

Sarah, I am keeping my fingers crossed that you post all the rest of the photos you took on your climb of Coffeepot.
Great photo of Potosi, keep'em coming,
Happy climbing,


SarahThompson - May 12, 2009 10:41 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: A beautiful photo

Thanks Marc, its one of my favorite places in Colorado and I keep going back. In fact, I've still got my eye on that couloir and hope to go back in a few weeks when things have settled down a little more :)

Aaron Johnson

Aaron Johnson - Jul 20, 2009 12:27 am - Hasn't voted

Great photo Sarah!

It really shows how crumbly Potosi is will all of the debris stains in the snow. It's one of the fastest eroding mountains I've seen or been on.


SarahThompson - Jun 15, 2010 7:24 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Borrowed this

Nice page on the couloir, honored you used my pic :)

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