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July 17, 2010, Muir snowfield and Nisqually Chute
« on: 07/17/10, 07:46 PM »

Still able to skin from the old visitor center parking lot.  Just a short carry at the top of Panorama Point.  We stayed right skinning up and avoided the Pebble Creek humps - just a few short carries over rock bands.

Surface conditions on the snowfield were very nice - just about 2 inches of corn.  We didn't head down the Chute til 2, but it skied very well.  Nice and smooth with only a little sluffing.

Chute entrance is still very wide and coverage is excellent all the way down.  I'll try to post some pics later.
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Re: June 17, 2010, Muir snowfield and Nisqually Chute
« Reply #1 on: 07/18/10, 08:03 AM »

July not June i hope Smiley

Sounds like the same conditions we had last week though! Glad to hear the snow is holding up fairly well
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Re: July 17, 2010, Muir snowfield and Nisqually Chute
« Reply #2 on: 07/18/10, 09:22 AM »

Oops.  Was July.  Fixed it
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Re: July 17, 2010, Muir snowfield and Nisqually Chute
« Reply #3 on: 07/18/10, 12:42 PM »

Last night returning from Little Tahoma Chris and I skied from 9000' on the Cowlitz to the parking lot (almost); short carry around Pan point. Snow was icy higher up at 9pm but nicely skiable. N
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Re: July 17, 2010, Muir snowfield and Nisqually Chute
« Reply #4 on: 07/19/10, 02:39 PM »

Couple of pics (courtesy of Dave Menz)


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Re: July 17, 2010, Muir snowfield and Nisqually Chute
« Reply #5 on: 07/19/10, 02:44 PM »

YEaaah, pontoons in July. I like your style.
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Re: July 17, 2010, Muir snowfield and Nisqually Chute
« Reply #6 on: 07/19/10, 03:34 PM »

One of these days I want to try using them on snow in the morning and water in the afternoon.  Maybe if we stopped off at Alder lake on the way back from Rainier, I could get someone to give me a tow.
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Re: July 17, 2010, Muir snowfield and Nisqually Chute
« Reply #7 on: 07/28/10, 03:44 PM »

 big fat pow boards (& shorts) !!
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Re: July 17, 2010, Muir snowfield and Nisqually Chute
« Reply #8 on: 07/28/10, 03:48 PM »

you should send the chute pic into Backcountry
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