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[TR] Black Peak - South Route (ski) 5/12/2016

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Trip: Black Peak - South Route (ski)

 

Date: 5/12/2016

 

Trip Report:

A couple friends and I took Thursday off to climb/ski Black Peak. 'Twas worth it.

 

Early morning light as we cross Lake Anne; the snow was firm and good for skinning.

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The clouds kept the snow from slopping up on us.

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Brennan makes his way across Wing Lake

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North Cascades panorama

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Summit of Black Peak with the peaks of the Cascade Pass area on the horizon

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And now for the payoff... Brennan drops in from the saddle above Wing Lake

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Skiing through a bit of debris toward Wing Lake

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Black Peak

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Skiing back across Lake Anne, with the peaks of the Liberty Bell group on the horizon (I think...)

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The ski out from Lake Anne was ok, with a few combat turns in the trees, but we were able to keep skis on all the way back to the car at Rainy Pass.

 

Approach Notes:

All lakes are frozen, everything is snow except the last bit up from the saddle above Wing Lake which is 50/50 rock/snow.

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