The fun part about skiing early season is that some lines are more technical and less filled in than they are the rest of the winter due to the low snowpack. The not-so-fun part about skiing early season is that some lines are more technical and less filled in than they are the rest of [...]
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Lines on the east side of the Dana Plateau. I’m back in Jackson for a few days before heading out on another skiing road trip. Here are a few pictures from skiing the Ripper Chute on Dana Plateau on a “rest day”. The Dana Plateau is a must-do for skiers looking to get into some [...]
Randosteve skis the South Face of Split Mountain. Click all photos for larger images. My second day skiing on this 2010 Eastern Sierra ski trip involved an early start by Sierra standards and one of it’s 14K’ peaks. Our sights were set on Split Mountain (14,058′) and it’s south face today, and although it’s not [...]
Jon Morrison drops into the North Couloir of Mount Thompson. Click all photos for larger images. After a long and windy drive through the beautiful state of Nevada, Reed Finlay and I arrived in Bishop last week and have had three great days of skiing in the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains of California so far. [...]
Reed Finlay skis in front of Table Mountain. Although our snowpack isn’t the greatest up here in the Tetons so far this year, there is still a lot of great skiing to be had and when the bigger lines aren’t filled in yet, it’s better to focus on obscure runs and long tours. It’s probably [...]
We’ve been battling a pretty strong 30 knot headwind for the past 24 hours and it has slowly put us behind schedule. But this morning, we finally got within sight of the Antarctic Peninsula and everyone was jazzed beyond belief to wake up and see land. Morning light on Livingston Island. Because of the delay, [...]