Here’s is a little video stoke (it’s a little slow and mind-numbing) from skiing Okie’s Thorn Couloir last week with Reed Finlay. It’s a pretty obscure line, but the couloir sits directly skier’s left of the Dike Couloir, a popular descent on Garnet Canyon/Glacier Gulch loop-tours. It also runs below a sharp pinnacle, called Okie’s [...]
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I’m sitting here fighting a cold, resting, and staring out the window at a beautiful bluebird day. I’m also responding to some emails about Teton approaches, which lead me to revisit this video. Thanks for your emails…they are getting me amped for a park day tomorrow. TetonAT, circa 2006.
Glen Poulsen and Kim Havell on the flanks of Aconcagua. The crew was no doubt excited to get on the snow and the plan was to have a few days skiing and acclimatizing, while we waited for better trends in the weather forecasts which would allow us to move up higher on the mountain. At [...]
I’m enjoying the availability of partners and heading back out into the Winds for a few days. I just can’t get enough. I’ll be back posting on Tuesday. Have a great weekend! -Steve Randosteve skis off of Fremont Peak in the Wind River Range. Photo Chris Kroger. After getting a good night sleep after skiing [...]
Randosteve skis in the Eastern Beartooths of Montana. Our second full day skiing out of Goose Lake was the best. Our plan was to head up to Fox Peak and scope out its North Couloir, which was recommend by Kris Erickson, a well known ski mountaineer and photographer. After hopefully a successful descent, would then [...]
After a few days of sun last week, the flow moved back into the Tetons on Friday. Attempting to stay off the sun effected slopes, Reed Finlay and I set our sites on a line we refer to as the “Son of Apocalypse” (maybe you call it something different). It is the Northeast Couloir of [...]