4/24/1993- Vince Sanders, Davey Sennewald, and Scott Kennett(skier/guide) climb the Lavender Col and descend the Snake.
-5/5/1998- Mark Rikkers and Barrows Worm made the earliest known snowboard descent of Mt. Sneffels via the snake coulior.
-6/1999- Scott Yost and Frank Konsella (skier) climb the Snake and Scott rode the Lavender Col while Frank skied back down the Snake.
-5/30/2004-Erik Kling and Tom Courtright-Lavender Col
-5/26/2010- Tyler Grubb, Chris _______, and Jon Jay climb the Lavender Col and descend the Snake. Check out Tyler's tr here
pics: upper left, Mike Bannister(skier) climbing up the upper Lavender Col. upper right, Zach Taylor about to drop into the top of the Lavender Col. photos by Zach Taylor
right picture- Mark Rikkers descending the Snake Couloir on the North face of Mt. Sneffels, photo by Barrows Worm, 1998.
upper picture-A view of the north face of Mt. Sneffels and the Snake Couloir. photo by Barrows Worm, 1998.
left picture- Mark Rikkers riding the Snake Couloir on Mt. Sneffels, photo by Barrows Worm, 1998.
photo left:Tom Courtright descending the Lavender Col on Mt. Sneffels, photo above : a view of the Lavender Col on Mt. Sneffels from Yankee Boy Basin, both photos by Erik Kling, 2004.
photo-Vince Sanders on the summit of Sneffels before his descent of the Snake. photo by Dave Sennewald 1993
photo-Dave Sennewald(left) and Vince Sanders(right) in the Snake with dogs Zudnik and Sundance. photo by Scott Kennett 1993