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Colter Hinchliffe snags 1st descent on Capitol Peak!

June 11th, 2015 - Posted by in LINE Skis News, LINE Team News
p: Brad Unglert
p: Brad Unglert

First! Colter Hinchliffe and co. claim a first descent on Capitol Peak!


LINE MC Colter Hinchliffe snagged a FIRST! on Capital Peak on June 5th in what he and the crew that accompanied him have dubbed “Peg Leg,” a treacherous “fall, you die” descent – the culmination of a 14,131 technical climb one of colorful Colorado’s peaks in the Elk Mountains.

The feat was certainly full of “pucker” moments as described by Hinchliffe.

p: Brad Unglert
p: Brad Unglert

“You look over the side [of the ridge] and you’re like, ‘What did we do? We bit off so much here, how’re we going to get down?’”

Want to get the full report? Read all about it at the following links!

“Pirating Routes Off Capitol Peak, Colorado” – Powder Magazine

“A first descent on Capitol Peak; Hinchliffe and co. just snagged a big one in the Elks” – Freeskier Magazine

“Group Claims First Ski Descent of Capitol Peak’s North Face” – Skiing Magazine

Curious about those white skis Colter dropped down the face of a 250 foot cliff while rappeling? Those are the all-new LINE Tourist! Get a sneak peek here >> SIA 2015

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