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December 18, Kendall trees
« on: 12/18/15, 05:42 PM »

Wow, what a day. Pulled up to Hyak and found poor vis with about 20 people getting ready in the lot. Decided to head up Commonwealth instead and had the place to ourselves all day long. Took 3 entire hours (!!!) to break a trail to the top of the trees on the west slopes of Kendall, but after that things were gravy. Many laps of stupid deep tree skiing with great vis while it snowed all day left us smiling big.

Only got substantial sluffing crossing one short steeper slope (35ish?). Other than that nothing really moved all day.


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Re: December 18, Kendall trees
« Reply #1 on: 12/18/15, 05:43 PM »

A few more:


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Re: December 18, Kendall trees
« Reply #2 on: 12/18/15, 09:42 PM »

How thick are the plants on the way in/out?
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jakedouglas
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Re: December 18, Kendall trees
« Reply #3 on: 12/18/15, 09:48 PM »

No notable plant difficulties. Enjoy!
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Re: December 18, Kendall trees
« Reply #4 on: 12/18/15, 10:24 PM »

Yowza! Thanks.
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kamtron
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Re: December 18, Kendall trees
« Reply #5 on: 12/18/15, 11:19 PM »

Beautiful
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andyrew
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Re: December 18, Kendall trees
« Reply #6 on: 12/18/15, 11:54 PM »

It's been a long time, baby, but I want you back.
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Re: December 18, Kendall trees
« Reply #7 on: 12/19/15, 05:34 PM »

Nice day! That last shot looked exactly like the high tree skiing on Millionaire Ridge at Whistler but a lot closer.  Snow looked the same as well.
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Re: December 18, Kendall trees
« Reply #8 on: 12/19/15, 08:30 PM »

So well used, but for such good reason.  When Kendall's good, its good.   Thanks for conditions update.
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Re: December 18, Kendall trees
« Reply #9 on: 12/20/15, 08:35 AM »

Great shots!  Makes me feel like a wuss for using hats and goggles.
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