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

Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
11/19/17, 06:17 AM

Become a TAY Sponsor!
 
Trip Reports Sponsor
Feathered Friends
Feathered Friends
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.
 
FOAC Snow
Info Exchange


NWAC Avalanche
Forecast
+  Turns All Year Trip Reports
|-+  2017 Backcountry Trip Reports
| |-+  November 2017 Backcountry Trip Reports
| | |-+  Nov 11, 2017 - Timberline Lodj to Mid Palmer
:
« previous next »
Pages: [1] | Go Down Print
Author Topic: Nov 11, 2017 - Timberline Lodj to Mid Palmer  (Read 778 times)
astrov
5Member
Offline

Posts: 60


Nov 11, 2017 - Timberline Lodj to Mid Palmer
« on: 11/12/17, 04:37 PM »

TAY month 2.

Low winds, fresh snow, no precip. Poor viz. Nice soft snow on the side of the cat track, which we never left significantly due to rocks and low viz.

Quite a few people making their way uphill on the cat track. We made it halfway up Palmer and bailed due to my laziness primarily.

My first attempt to tele. Maiden voyage of tele skis that I bought here from Brigit A (thx)! Didn't get any zen master tele turns but I bent my knee 5 degrees more than usual on a few of them. Baby steps!

*Edit: One other item of note in this dispatch is that the parking lots at T-line were full when we got back to our car at about 11:15AM. People were squabbling over our space when we left! You don't see that everyday. It looked like there was parking down lower by the access road (marked "No Parking" but apparently not being enforced?)

- Astrov

(**Additional edit. I just saw that there is a "non-backcountry" section of the site. If I'm breaching protocol by posting here, please let me know. Although we were in lift-served terrain, neither Magic Mile nor Palmer were running. But a good argument can be made that this TR anyway belongs in the resort served section. It was a side country experience, I guess you could say)
« Last Edit: 11/12/17, 05:05 PM by astrov » Logged
OregonDead
5Member
Offline

Posts: 84


Re: Nov 11, 2017 - Timberline Lodj to Mid Palmer
« Reply #1 on: 11/13/17, 03:10 PM »

Saw people getting orange tow stickers in the No parking zones on Saturday. Don't know if they got tickets or what. 
Logged
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
Contact turns-all-year.com

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.