With an unexpected day free before we embark on our Bugaboos to Rogers Pass traverse, I thought I'd post a few pics from the first leg of the Canada trip, from a couple of days in the Lake Louise area and the Icefields of the Rockies. It was still winter up there and we were loving it. (more…)
Off season's here, and now that Aspen has effectively shut down, anyone with free time enough to get away has been packing up and leaving town. This spring, that ever-present drive to hit the road has us heading to Canada to keep the ski season rolling for a little while longer. I'll head up to Calgary on Monday to meet Sean who will be coming out from the Battle Abbey...
The holiday season is upon us, and if you live and work in a resort town such as Aspen, it's not quite the vacation you might think. Everything and everyone is maxed out-- the mountain is busy, you work everyday, town is packed, you can't park anywhere or walk into a restaurant without a reservation. Of course the business/ busy-ness is welcome, but by the time the New Year arrives...
With six weeks to go before the Grand Traverse, team Lucky No. 9, a.k.a Christy and I, went out to log some miles, skiing a classic interconnect between the two founding huts of the 10th Mountain Hut System, Margy's and McNamara. Starting at the Lenado trailhead (8640 ft.), we made our way to McNamara Hut (10,360 ft.), via a linkup of the Tincup Trail to Four Corners to the Van Horn Park Trail....
A 2004 ski descent of the East Face of Castle Peak from Tagert Hut with Amos Whiting and Dirk Bockelman.
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Chris Cummings on Vestal Basin, Whitehead Trail, Weminuche hey ted - could you contact me at email@example.com…
Ted on Vestal Basin, Whitehead Trail, Weminuche Funny. And kind of true. You'd love it there.
Scott Martin on Vestal Basin, Whitehead Trail, Weminuche Great post and I'm going to try to get there…
Ted on White Dome and Peak One Thanks Chris. It's the location, not the photographer.
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