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Author: pat

Near the top of Buck Mountain in Winter

Skiing Buck on my birthday this year was definitely one of my season highlights. Splitter day with a casual start and a great group to climb and ride with made for a memorable day! I'm going to let the photos do the talking on this...

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Choosing May 1st for our Grand Teton ski attempt had to do with a couple factors. Firstly, it was looking like a beautiful day that would hopefully produce some corn skiing up high. Secondly, May 1st is the day that the GTNP road opens past...

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This trip report about skiing the black hole is from a couple months ago early on in the spring. We had an amazing winter and the snowpack was still quite healthy. I haven't gotten a chance until now to post about this trip because I...

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We got hooked up with Sheldon air through some recommendations in Valdez, and the next day we were on our way to Anchorage to prepare for our time in the Alaska Range. We packed food and fuel with a plan to camp on the glacier for...

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With the Keith Hut behind us, we headed south towards Whistler to pick up a third passenger for the long haul to Valdez.  It was a long drive! But we eventually made it! After driving through a snow storm, we pulled into Thompson Pass with clearing...

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Rolling into BC was all about turning the page. We hadn't had much luck with weather in Washington, but that was okay, we were on to the next adventure. I had heard a lot about the Keith Hut from friends and other bloggers before we...

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This last April, Rob and I packed up for an epic adventure with our sights set on shredding spring snow in the Pacific NW, British Columbia, and Alaska. With a night in Portland under out belts, we headed north for closing day at Stevens Pass....

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With April going by quickly and the snow showing no sign of stopping, I can't bear to watch a sunny day pass without getting out into the Park somewhere.  I had only skied 1 of the 3 main couloirs on Nez Perce, but had a...

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A long solo push from Tahoe put me in Jackson last Monday night. I had made a mid-winter attempt, but the jeep failed me 100 miles east of truckee, so needless to say I was stoked to have made it this time! We woke up...

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