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December 20, 2008, MCCA Golf Course Tour
« on: 12/21/08, 09:02 AM »

Left garage with neighbor @ 9pm.
Skinned from garage to tour entrance about 1 mile up hill.
Entered the BC gate and toured from the 9th hole down to the 3rd hole.
Many parties along the tour. Very tempting to crash......

Found many hills to practice tele turns with rando gear, snow was cold smoke powder with an icy grass crust base. One hill provided at least 4-5 turns with a maximum of 8 in alpine mode.

No core shots or anything to worry about.
Rounded the course and took the high traverse back. Snowed the entire time and our tracks got covered up
Back at home @ midnight.

Nice to pull off a garage to garage tour in December, or any month at all!
Woke up this morning to a total of 6" on ground.

Hope the freezing rain does not happen today


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Re: December 20, 2008, MCCA Golf Course Tour
« Reply #1 on: 12/21/08, 10:17 AM »

So core,
Way to get after it.
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Re: December 20, 2008, MCCA Golf Course Tour
« Reply #2 on: 12/21/08, 04:40 PM »

new respect for the suburbs....
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Re: December 21, 2008, MCCA Golf Course Tour II
« Reply #3 on: 12/21/08, 09:14 PM »

Went back out for more today. Was not the cold smoke powder like last night, but much more skinable (glide).

Oyvind and his son joined me, as well as Hunter Brown.
Left my garage at 11:30 a.m. and headed south into the Evergreen neighborhood.
Found a good yard to cut through to gain immediate access to the golf course.

Made our way via the low route that joined to the 11th hole. Made our way down "Sledders Ridge" and then traversed near the "Tee Off Couloir". After a long and grueling treak across the "Fairway Glacier", we avoided the nasty sand trap crevasses and found the line that I enjoyed so much last night. It was not the epic snow I expereinced last night, but still fun nonetheless.

Oyvind jumped a creek, then we made a small kicker that went over a sandtrap.
Headed back towards "Sledders Ridge" and then to the North of Village Green drive to join the "Big Hill" as the local sherpas in the village called it. I think I was able to get at least 6-8 turns down this hill.

Headed back home and arrived by 230. I need to head back and hit the "Huckleberry Couloir" near the 8th hole. The 20' long constriction is only about 4' wide. Serious Double BD stuff.


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Re: December 20, 2008, MCCA Golf Course Tour
« Reply #4 on: 12/21/08, 09:23 PM »

Topo attached


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Re: December 20, 2008, MCCA Golf Course Tour
« Reply #5 on: 12/29/08, 09:23 AM »

Video: http://www.climbwashington.com/media/mccaTour.wmv
Warning: Pathetic kickers in the sandtraps
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