Snow skiing anyone

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by mtbdemon, Dec 6, 2010.

  1. guns_equal_freedom

    guns_equal_freedom Long timer

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  2. wachs

    wachs just passin' through

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    Sun Valley was not sunny. Who cares!? the grooming is PRO and coverage this year is excellent. Glad I spent some time on the P40s prior.

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    Seattle Ridge Lodge

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    SUN Valley?

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    Next day it skied like a Persian carpet. :freaky

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  3. wachs

    wachs just passin' through

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    Went to Jackson Hole from Sun Valley hoping for some new snow. Only a few inches the first day so we took off for Targhee on the second day in Wyoming. Best snow I've had this season so far!

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    Brother Leo in the aspens.

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    Skied the Wachabo trees of Sacajawea chair and had to hike a little bit back to the lift but it was very worth it.

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    Back at Jackson for the next 3 days, it snowed 6 or 7" but still not enough to be 'safely' launching the stones under Sublette chair.

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    More snow over night made for a big day - 40,000' vertical feet!?!! My legs were destroyed.

    The fuschia colored lines are our tracks:

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    Hiked Casper ridge for the finale which was the finest snow we had at JH. Brother Leo followed by the ski patrol who closed the gate behind us.

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    One more shot on the way back to the condo and that was it.

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  4. Nut Clutch

    Nut Clutch was Steve Lavigne

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    Looks like you had a great trip. Thanks for taking the time to take some photos and share them.

    I think you have helped inspired me to take a Big Sky, Jackson, Targhee road trip this season.
  5. Dewey316

    Dewey316 Been here awhile

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    Wachs, I pretty much hate you now.

    Looks, like a great trip, thanks for sharing the pictures!

    I haven't been up to in 2 weeks now, I'm busy trying to move into a new house and shop.
  6. michaelyogi

    michaelyogi Been here awhile

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    Nice to see someone gettin' some... I've been slowed with a back injury... reduced to pleasant walks on the asphalt... yoga like poses... ughhh... gagggg... boring... gettin' better slowly. Gonna' get on skis this week... see how it goes...
  7. Apple Jam

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    Beeeeauuuutiful evening on the Hood!!!
  8. Mr Dual Sport

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    :clap:clap Another sunny Central Oregon Day! :clap:clap

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  9. Ladukebob

    Ladukebob lost in hood river

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    Looks like you guys had some great conditions during your trip. Didn't get a chance to catch up with Leo as I think we left for Mexico the day after he got back to town. I heard he bought a new ride for you guys during the trip:lol3
  10. wachs

    wachs just passin' through

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    Saw your 990 sitting all tidy in the barn as I left Leo's house! :clap Yes, we had some decent snow especially at Grand Targhee. Sunny cold and dry here now - we need some new snow!
  11. wachs

    wachs just passin' through

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    Follow the wind - find the snow! :clap

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    At least it's not raining :lol3

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  12. n16ht5

    n16ht5 ride the night

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    whos in for Crystal tomorrow????
  13. wachs

    wachs just passin' through

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    Just got back from a super fun trip to Pahrump, Nevada (ride report to follow soon) and after getting multiple texts from well-meaning friends trying to make me jealous of the weekends' excellent snow, I just had to go up yesterday. Not a ton of new snow, it was scoured and thin in places - about a foot of nice wind transport in others though.

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    We spent the morning on NWE as most people went up to the summit but NWE hadn't been open the day prior. Skied a bunch of low-angle trees right down to the bottom and had a nice time on Bachelor with MrDualsport and our buddy Mark.

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  14. Mr Dual Sport

    Mr Dual Sport Roamer

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    'twas an AWESOME DAY!!!
    Rounded a corner chasing Wachs and he disappeared. :huh
    Oh wait! There he is in the big fricken hole!:rofl
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  15. Apple Jam

    Apple Jam Forest Flyer

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    Good thing the bottom of those skis are bright red!!
  16. wachs

    wachs just passin' through

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  17. Ladukebob

    Ladukebob lost in hood river

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    ski's taking a break after a long day at Anthony Lakes

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  18. soyanarchisto

    soyanarchisto Long timer

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    Did you ride the cats at all?
  19. Ladukebob

    Ladukebob lost in hood river

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    No, but someday I really want too! But would want the conditions to be light powder. Last weekend, despite the their website and the forecast of powder, it was sunny skies and spring like conditions. But what I truly love about that place is the laid back at atmosphere and friendly people. Parking lot was full on Saturday and no lift line. Ski right up and jump on the lift :clap

    From the top we could make out where it looked like the cat had been going. Looks like they cat ski that back area down. Would love to hear from anyone here who has done it over there.

    Got new skins and did get a chance to try them out some. I might try to get out Sunday and skin up to Cloud Cap and maybe higher up on the Spur.

    Our friend June cut'in it up-
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  20. wachs

    wachs just passin' through

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    Great pic! Anthony sounded like fun, would like to get back there again :clap