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June 28, 2008 Alpental
« on: 06/28/08, 01:01 PM »

It's amazing at the end of June that we are still able to get very reasonable return on our effort (climbed 1600ft and got 1300ft of snowboard descent) at Alpental.  I hiked up underneath Sessel.  Just above the top of Sessel chair, I was able to skin up to the base of Lower Nash...then booted up to a little over 4,900 ft.  Great booting snow - no postholing.  Able to snowboard down to just below the top of Sessel chair.  Snow is starting to suncup but still very manageable!  If you needed a quick trip by the EOM to keep a streak going like I did - it still will probably go tomorrow.
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