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Alisse

[TR] Mount St Helens - Worm Flows 04/22/2018

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Trip: Mount St Helens - Worm Flows

Trip Date: 04/22/2018

Trip Report:

 

One million of my best friends and I were on MSH today.

 

We left the Marble Mountain SnoPark at 3:30 AM, able to ski from the parking lot! I got a whole lot of practice with my ski crampons! Up to the crater rim a bit past 9, hung out in the sun for about an hour and a half, then skiied some amazing AMAZING snow -- ah yes, this is what they call corn -- under a bluebird sky!!!!!!! I love spring skiing!!!

I got to ski most of it in a tank top and rolled-up pants. 😁😁😁

Got a little sticky toward the bottom of the fun, but not too bad. On a few of the steeper parts we skiied, we saw some rollerballs and one very small wet loose slide.

What an amazing day!!!

 

So much better than hiking Monitor Ridge in August!

Gear Notes:
Sunscreen, ski crampons, patience

Approach Notes:
Snow from the TH!

 

 

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There's about a foot and a half of snow out of the parking lot.

I took a lot of photos but they're on my camera and I don't have a way here at home to upload them. I'll post a few once I get them off the camera.

 

 

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