Skiing and Snowsports

Monday, June 23, 2014

Skiing Washington Pass

Posted By on Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 3:55 PM

The North Cascades are as close as the Beartooths.

Ray Peak

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Monday, June 2, 2014

Grey Wolf Peak Circumnaviagtion

Posted By on Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 10:38 AM

Approaching the summit of East St. Marys

A good friend from out of town was visiting for a week, one day of which we carved out this classic Mission Mountains tour.

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MacDonald Peak Revisited

Posted By on Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 10:03 AM

It was again time to attempt the summit of MacDonald Peak.

Perfect view of MacDonald Peak

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Sunday, May 4, 2014

Sheepshead Peak, Mission Mountains

Posted By on Sun, May 4, 2014 at 9:26 PM

Skiing Bluebird Powder
Sheepshead Peak rises in a direct 4,000' from Ashley Lakes to its lofty alpine summit.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Icefields Parkway

Posted By on Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 9:07 AM

Highway 93 North

The Northern Rockies know no boundaries and continue uninterrupted through the International Border with Canada; Highway 93 penetrates the heart of this area from Central Idaho to Jasper Alberta.

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

MacDonald Peak, Missions

Posted By on Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 6:10 PM

Its always worth a day trip to the Missions.

A pass between Missions and Ashley Creeks

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Boulder Canyon, Bitterroots

Posted By on Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 6:08 PM

Will spoons the Goddess
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  • Will spoons the Goddess
Among the highlight tours, Boulder Canyon Stands out boldly.

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Skiing Printz Ridge part II

Posted By on Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 5:32 PM

Enjoying the perch, Mill 2, AK peak
Printz Ridge, named for a packer and woodsman who operated a sawmill in the vicinity, is one of the more dramatic east west running ridges in the central Bitterroot Range.

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Friday, March 14, 2014

Skiing Printz Ridge, Blodgett Canyon

Posted By on Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 10:16 AM

It was a beautiful start with sunshine and a light breeze as we toured Blodgett upcanyon. I was touring my newer skis, the Voile Vector BCs a backcountry all terrain ski with scales on the bottom to mimic skins but enhance glide, inline classic style. Blake who regularly is faster than I am could not keep up on the uphill tour into the heart of Blodgett. They were so good to me all the way upcanyon to the steeper skin track.

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

Skiing Canyon Peak

Posted By on Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 6:52 AM

Last month's extensive high pressure and warmth settled the snow and made some corn snow on south aspects.

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