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  1. 2017/18 Oregon Washington ice

    I got a couple photos of you Peter. It was good to meet you!
  2. Rad line! Great photos... What an awesome way to start off the season
  3. Mmm onions, wolves, Darrington deep-water soloing... Oooh la la... Love the photos. Thanks for sharing!
  4. Woohoo! Yeah, thanks Tim! How were the avalanche conditions?
  5. Yeah! I agree, THIS is the spirit! You guys rock! It's too bad it didn't go this year, last year was a lot better for ice. I hope you get on it in the future! Thanks for sharing
  6. Fun fun times! Type 1 the whole time! There is still tons of snow everywhere. Notes: I had expected it to take us less that 4.5 hours to get to the lake, even with the road closed. We were going fast with light packs, but maybe microspikes could have shaved off .5 hours? (not sure) People have done it (with the road closed) in 3.25 hrs. Maybe there was less snow, but kudos! I guessed it would take 6 hours on route, from the lake. It took 5.5. Sweet! I thought it would take <~2 hours to descend back to the lake, it took 1.25(ish) nice... Glissading is great! 4.25hrs back to the cars. There was some lolly-gagging. Evidence in the photos (full-body snow plunging, dying of laughter, etc) Conclusion: Need to make legs move faster, while not falling on face
  7. Way to go Wayne! You are enduro-crimping with style and ease! I can't wait to climb face with your smooth grace.
  8. Whoops, removed the B/C pic. The rock is definitely not that good! I think the descent would have been faster if the rock wasn't wet. I wish downsoloing 20 pitches of 5.7 sounded feesible to me...
  9. [TR] Dorado Needle - SW Buttress 8/21/2016

    Haha, now I will always keep my majestic pig inflated! You've got some beautiful and ominous clouds from the weather. Sounds like you climbed in rock shoes, carried your boots, aluminum crampons and axe. How much water did you bring on the rock climb part? I'm sorry your descent was so tough! Well done, with the crevasse navigation in the whiteout! Those crevasses really opened up since I was there.
  10. Trip: Bugaboos - South Howser Tower - Beckey-Chouinard Car-to-car Date: 8/20/2016 Climbers: Priti and Jeff Wright Trip Report: South Howser Tower: 16pitches, TD+, V, 5.10 (A0). + Finger crack variation A humbling 28hrs car-to-car single push. 8000ft vertical, 10.5mi RT. We expected to get 'er done well under 24 hrs but with 8 parties on route with guides and slow clients, waiting at every belay station, not able to simul any pitches, stuck ropes and rappelling shenanigans, it took much longer than expected. Incredible route! 50 classic. 11:30PM Fri Aug 19: Start from Trailhead 1:20AM Sat Aug 20: Kain Hut 3:30AM: Bugaboo-Snopatch Col 4:15AM: Pigeon-Howser Col 6:30AM: Base of climb 7:10AM: Start climbing 7:15PM: Summit 11:00PM: End of rappels 1:30AM Sun Aug 21: Back at Kain Hut 4:00AM: Back at Trailhead Gear Notes: Single rack from .2-4, doubles of .5, 1, 2, 3 Single 60m rope, with ~10m of cord for pulling No bivy gear. 3L water total Approach Notes: Conditions: Bugaboo-Snowpatch Col is still in, although cracks are opening. There is a rope for ascent/descent fixed at the col.
  11. Wow! Yes! So beautiful!!! Those peaks has such wild angles and inspiring names. This has been on the list for three years, some day I'll get out there. Looks like you guys had a super fun trip
  12. [TR] Torment Forbidden Traverse 7/30/2016

    Way to keep it fun! Love it!
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