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February 9, 2013 ONP, Klahanie Ridge
« on: 02/10/13, 10:02 AM »

     5 of us skinned up the Switchback Trail in warmer-than-forecasted temps. and increasing fog.  Victor Pass was whited out enough that we had to poke around for a good entrance, then we did a couple of rounds in the bowl leading down to Ennis Creek.  N slopes had a "surprisingly interesting"  mix of breakable and firm crusts, workable crud, and unpredictable hard surfaces.  Did I mention the whiteout?  The snow actually got more skiable as we descended, so we made our second run not from Victor Pass but about 400' below.
     We wasted much of the run back to the car traversing left looking for our uptrack after we had already passed it  Sad  but had some fun in the very heavy S-facing snow. 
     Aside from a few small sluffs on steep bits everything was really well bonded.
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Re: February 9, 2013 ONP, Klahanie Ridge
« Reply #1 on: 02/10/13, 10:19 AM »

You have a camera.  Wink
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