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tvashtarkatena
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March 23-25 2013 Colonial Knob Job
« on: 03/26/13, 01:33 PM »

Date: 3/23/2013



“And that’s Betelgeuse, and Bellatrix next to it. Rigel is lower right, and Saiph to the lower left”

“How many stars do I need to know to get laid?”

"Nevermind."

When you ski with Mr. Kaplan, there are 3 things you need to know beforehand:

1)   There will be suffering.
2)   Only warm, direct sunlight brings him back from the dead.
3)   There will be powder. Thousands of feet of stokaine powder.

The Colonial approach delivers a martyr’s worth of suffering, at and in both ends, but, as discouraged as we’d become after a wallowing defeat on day 1, our perseverance on day 2 rewarded us with a spectacular, sunny, windless camp perched directly over a gigantic basin full of 2000 vertical feet of untouched powder.

The gheyer the music, the greater the stoke. By the time we’ve worked through belting out the SwedishTechno and into Hall and Oates or some other 80s shit, it’s time to either drop in or rub one out.

Flexibility and adaptation improve one’s odds of attaining satori in Washington’s back country. Rather than crossing the sketchy traverse from Colonial Knob to the Colonial Glacier, we opted to stay put and ski the basin to the NW.

Sometimes, it pays to laze.

That, and JackingTheBox’s Supreme Croissant Sandwich is arguably the most fucking delicious post-thrash replenishment device of all time.

A few pics. This is really just to get JoshK to weigh in with the good stuff from that groovy new camera:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/45534410@N03/sets/72157633097837352/show/
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Jake the Brit
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Re: March 23-25 2013 Colonial Knob Job
« Reply #1 on: 03/26/13, 08:16 PM »

It's Naked Lunch in the mountains.................................love it
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Re: March 23-25 2013 Colonial Knob Job
« Reply #2 on: 03/27/13, 10:43 AM »

Great write up.

Did you guys not burn, or blow anything up? 

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scott
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Re: March 23-25 2013 Colonial Knob Job
« Reply #3 on: 03/27/13, 10:51 AM »

stokaine powder.

Love this description!
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tvashtarkatena
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Re: March 23-25 2013 Colonial Knob Job
« Reply #4 on: 03/27/13, 12:12 PM »

I can neither confirm nor deny whether or not ignition or detonation was involved, other than to say no bushytails were harmed in the making of this report. 
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