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telemack
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March 10, 2013 ONP Steeple Rock
« on: 03/10/13, 10:47 PM »

     I toured solo out the Obstruction Point Road in foggy conditions.  The slope below the west face of Steeple was skinnable except one stretch just below the ridge, then I left skis and booted the last few hundred yards. There was a bit of early-onset sluffing here.  Completely socked in but a worthwhile summit.
     There was a way to ski continuously through the rock bands onto the open face, which carved pretty well with 1-2" fresh, over a warmed death crust and yesterday's wet slide debris,  After a victory burger at the Hurricane Ridge visitors' center, I rallied for two more laps on the Lodge Run at the end of the parking lot.  Daylight Skiings Time!
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Re: March 10, 2013 ONP Steeple Rock
« Reply #1 on: 03/12/13, 08:31 PM »

Mack!  Nice to see you getting out  Wink

It's been too long, we need to tour.  Just returned from a week of skiing in UT.  ONP has maintained some great conditions this year.  Sounds like you had quite the adventure  Grin
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Re: March 10, 2013 ONP Steeple Rock
« Reply #2 on: 03/12/13, 09:41 PM »

Mack, You've got to bring your camera for some of your ONP or are you still keeping it secret.  Wink
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Re: March 10, 2013 ONP Steeple Rock
« Reply #3 on: 03/13/13, 11:09 AM »

Mack:

You can borrow my camera!
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