telemark skiingbackcountry skiingPacific NorthwestWashington and Oregonweather linksThe Yuki AwardsMt. Rainier and Mt. Adams
Turns All Year
  Help | Search | Login | Register
Turns All Year Trip Reports
Backcountry Skiing and Snowboarding

Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
04/21/19, 09:07 AM

Become a TAY Sponsor!
Trip Reports Sponsor
Second Ascent
Second Ascent
Turns All Year Trip Reports
(1) Viewing these pages constitutes your acceptance of the Terms of Use.
(2) Disclaimer: the accuracy of information here is unknown, use at your own risk.
(3) Trip Report monthly boards: only actual trip report starts a new thread.
(4) Keep it civil and constructive - that is the norm here.
Info Exchange

NWAC Avalanche
+  Turns All Year Trip Reports
|-+  2005 Backcountry Trip Reports
| |-+  December 2005 Backcountry Trip Reports
| | |-+  Dec 3, 2005, Arrowhead Peak
« previous next »
Pages: [1] | Go Down Print
Author Topic: Dec 3, 2005, Arrowhead Peak  (Read 2232 times)
Pete A

Posts: 847

Dec 3, 2005, Arrowhead Peak
« on: 12/03/05, 05:13 PM »

the highest logging clearcut made for some good turns, but if you prefer to not have gouged ptex and dulled edges stay away from the last 1000ft of the climb to the top of Arrowhead...the snowpack needs to be at least another two or three feet deeper to allow for worry-free turns.
The glade runs off the top are still very much peppered with large rocks lurking under what looks like bottomless fluff.
time to get out the ptex iron.

« Last Edit: 12/04/05, 12:47 AM by Bud » Logged
Jim Oker
TAY Moderator

Posts: 1585

Re: Dec 3, 2005, Arrowhead Peak
« Reply #1 on: 12/04/05, 05:34 AM »

Sounds (and looks) like the Snoqualmie region too - some greag skiing, some sketchy coverage in places with well-hidden obstacles. We were wallowing a bit on low angle stuff yesterday as well. And the tree wells are man eaters in that early season kind of way too. Lotsa air down there, and they're wider than they seem.

Surf's up!
Pages: [1] | Go Up Print 
« previous next »
Jump to:  

Login with username, password and session length

Thank you to our sponsors!
click to visit our sponsor: Feathered Friends
Feathered Friends
click to visit our sponsor: Marmot Mountain Works
Marmot Mountain Works
click to visit our sponsor: Second Ascent
Second Ascent
click to visit our sponsor: American Alpine Institute
American Alpine Institute
click to visit our sponsor: Pro Guiding Service
Pro Guiding Service

Turns All Year Trip Reports ©2001-2010 Turns All Year LLC. All Rights Reserved

The opinions expressed in posts are those of the poster and do not necessarily
reflect the opinions of Trip Reports administrators or Turns All Year LLC

Turns All Year Trip Reports | Powered by SMF 1.0.6.
© 2001-2005, Lewis Media. All Rights Reserved.