Jump to content

brettinnj

Members
  • Content count

    27
  • Joined

  • Last visited

Community Reputation

0 Neutral

About brettinnj

  • Rank
    n00b
  • Birthday 03/27/2000

Converted

  • Occupation
    Ironworker
  • Location
    NJ
  1. Avalanche Forecast

    Thanks Hugh. I had read that article on winter climbers. Even though the article is 2 years old I still figured the numbers were low. I thought a lot of people skied on Rainier (and others). Someone at this site said that Mt Hood was the second most climbed mountain in the world (2nd to Fuji). You would think that the Federal Government would throw more bucks that way.
  2. Avalanche Forecast

    Obviously I pissed you guys off by asking what I thought was a simple question. So why does CO have a staff of 15 professionals and the NW doesn’t?
  3. Avalanche Forecast

    The report for Mt Washington is put out by: USDA Forest Service White Mountain National Forest. Uncle Sam writes their paycheck. Point being, why doesn't the NW have better reports? CO has reports to 11,000'. NOAA has weather reports for over 12,000' on Rainier. Where are they getting the information from? How high is the telemetry?
  4. Avalanche Forecast

    I can't believe the poor avalanche forecasts there is for the Northwest. On Mt Washington in NH,(6200') they have snow rangers that put out a detailed forecast. They even break it down to the gully and it's available around 8:00am. I have been watching www.nwac.us for the past few days. First they only give forecasts up to 7000' and at that it doesn't come out until 11:00am. Who waits until 11:00 to go out? I spoke with a Ranger at Mt Hood asking if there is any other place to get a better forecast and he told me to check out CC.com. What gives? They are both National Parks (N.H. is White Mountain). It's not like Hood or Rainier doesn't see the traffic.
  5. Redpoint Climbers Supply of Smith Rock Robbed

    So did they ever catch the MF-ers?
  6. [TR] Hood - Cooper Spur 2/20/2010

    Is this a picture of the S.S. on a Saturday?
  7. [TR] Hood - Cooper Spur 2/20/2010

    Cool pictures! Sounds like your SUUNTO can't tell the correct time or elevation. How steep does the Cooper Spur route get? What are the snow conditions like on the steep stuff? Thanks for the great TR.
  8. Mt Hood Beta

    sledneck???
  9. You got some really nice shots. I like the way you captured the light. Very well done.
  10. Anyone for Denali next year or this year

    Me neither. Then again, I don't know any strangers.
  11. Anyone for Denali next year or this year

    How about details?
  12. Denali 2011

    No hate. I just don't know how he can come off saying that any post of someone looking for a partner is a person looking for a free ride on someone elses planned trip. Besides, you have to admit that Bug's post of the video record in a snow cave is funny as hell.
  13. Denali 2011

    First off, I recently made a post looking for a Partner to climb Rainier. I clearly stated that I had the plans and my partner stuck me. Who are you to say that posts made looking for a partner are just people looking to "trail along". If this is not a guided climb and you are looking to make up a "team", then who are you to pick the route? Shouldn't that be a "team" decision?
  14. Mt Hood Beta

    Sounds good. Now let me get this straight. I park at the entrance to the Tilly Jane ski trail and take that to the base of Mt Hood (north side). Where is the Tilly Jane ski trail parking lot and how do I get there?
  15. Mt Hood Beta

    That's funny. The only thing is I'll have a rental and they will have my credit card info for tickets. Someone told me (from one of the ranger stations) I needed a wilderness permit? Is that to enter the woods or for parking? They were not sure but they thought I got it at a sporting good store. On a different note: I was talking to someone at Whittaker Mountaineering about a Mt Baker guide book. I figure if I'll be out there for a week or so I'll climb as much as I can. I told them I can't get a solo permit for rainier but how it's not a problem for Hood. He told me that "Mt Hood is just a hill". I guess he's not a fan of your mountain.
×