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Spring ski-in???

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So, the rockheads have their rope up, what about the freshie-hunds?

 

Someone wanna do a b/c kegger?

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Exactly!

 

Somewhere with a nice flat(ish) approach to a campsite, so we can haul beer.

 

Possibly off the Duffy Lake road.....

 

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AlpineK said:

Exactly!

 

Somewhere with a nice flat(ish) approach to a campsite, so we can haul beer.

 

Possibly off the Duffy Lake road.....

 

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get some sledhead to VROOM in the keg and also act as a personal ski lift for more runs....

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further south, you could also crash the Sunhogs annual Memorial Day party at North Sister in Oregon. For 20 years, groups have camped at treeline below the villard glacier. the requirements are simple: 1/2 case of beer minimum & lawnchair. the numbers have been dwindling apparently, so perhaps this could revive the cause.

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I'd say the Klipchuck Campground on Highway 20, the second weekend after they open Washington Pass, would be a good choice. There are tours of all ability levels off Highway 20.

 

 

 

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I'd say the cabin on 10 acres in Mazama I have access to. As soon as the No. Cascade Hwy opens which should be very early this year. It's only 16 miles to the pass. Obviously not everyone can sleep in the cabin, but it's a great base camp with plenty of room for tents.

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David_Parker said:

I'd say the cabin on 10 acres in Mazama I have access to. As soon as the No. Cascade Hwy opens which should be very early this year. It's only 16 miles to the pass. Obviously not everyone can sleep in the cabin, but it's a great base camp with plenty of room for tents.

 

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gapertimmy said:

David_Parker said:

I'd say the cabin on 10 acres in Mazama I have access to. As soon as the No. Cascade Hwy opens which should be very early this year. It's only 16 miles to the pass. Obviously not everyone can sleep in the cabin, but it's a great base camp with plenty of room for tents.

 

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mattp said:

gapertimmy said:

David_Parker said:

I'd say the cabin on 10 acres in Mazama I have access to. As soon as the No. Cascade Hwy opens which should be very early this year. It's only 16 miles to the pass. Obviously not everyone can sleep in the cabin, but it's a great base camp with plenty of room for tents.

 

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jon said:

mattp said:

gapertimmy said:

David_Parker said:

I'd say the cabin on 10 acres in Mazama I have access to. As soon as the No. Cascade Hwy opens which should be very early this year. It's only 16 miles to the pass. Obviously not everyone can sleep in the cabin, but it's a great base camp with plenty of room for tents.

 

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AlpineK said:

jon said:

mattp said:

gapertimmy said:

David_Parker said:

I'd say the cabin on 10 acres in Mazama I have access to. As soon as the No. Cascade Hwy opens which should be very early this year. It's only 16 miles to the pass. Obviously not everyone can sleep in the cabin, but it's a great base camp with plenty of room for tents.

 

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David_Parker said:

I'd say the cabin on 10 acres in Mazama I have access to. As soon as the No. Cascade Hwy opens which should be very early this year. It's only 16 miles to the pass. Obviously not everyone can sleep in the cabin, but it's a great base camp with plenty of room for tents.

 

 

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I hope you will have a little bit of space for a BC snow bunny novice or two!

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I KNEW I SHOULD HAVE LEARND TO SKI THIS YEAR too late now I supose.

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Muffy_The_Wanker_Sprayer said:

I KNEW I SHOULD HAVE LEARND TO SKI THIS YEAR too late now I supose.

 

There's plenty of year left, Muffy. Go ski now!

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I hope you will have a little bit of space for a BC snow bunny novice or two!

 

Just remember bc skiing still involves going uphill. wink.gif

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Well, I still don't have any AT gear, but my BC snow skills are slowly coming along, and my lungs are a little healthier now. If I can't get it together to ski by the time the Snowpup happens I'm pretty happy to hop around on my snowshoes with other bunnies or do my own thing. fruit.gif

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Can we bring dogs? Just got back from 10th Mtn Div hut trip. The snow in Colorado is so incredibly beautiful. And dry. fruit.gifWow. They told me, but I had to experience it to believe it. Wow. I have zero desire to ski in the Northwest right now. Too freakin' wet. Is it drier east of the mtns? I need to go to Colorado again.

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go back to colorado. leave your dog. we'll eat it.

drink, spew, fight.

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Did I forget to mention a coupla feet of freshiez, and I didn't get mired down in it because it wasn't CONCRETE?! And 6 more inches the night before we left?!

 

Although:

Price of hut trip in guise of business trip: not much, and all expensed to company;

Price of skiing at 11,000+ elevation for 3 days: not being able to sleep OR breathe well;

Coming home to sea-level, oxygen-rich home in the Northwest: priceless.

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rat said:

go back to colorado. leave your dog. we'll eat it.

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Certainly he would provide you with many good days of meat. Newfoundlands are kinda big. I think I'll keep him around for now, though. I'll keep ya posted. snaf.gif

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Yeah Colorado. Can sure suck folks in with their beautiful lifestyle. (puking icon)

 

That place is a hellhole and should be a proving ground for the neutron bomb.

 

As for snow they get a little bit of very nice snow with lots of extreem avy danger.

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My vote would go for a ski-in site. Corn camp is an art form.

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What works really well is a basin that drains to the North. That way you can ski the East facing walls early in the day and work your way around to the S. and W. aspects as they corn up. Around noon or so, when it all goes to slush, you go to work on the keg and party or power nap or whatever until the East facing walls start catching shade and setting up again. Then it’s time for the evening cocktail runs until the hills turn to ice and it's pardee time back at camp. Sleep, wash, rinse and repeat cycle.

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Go Cabin! bigdrink.gif the snow camping is great when you are getting way out there, but if you're going to have a party why not have a fire and some chairs and a keg and lots of food.

besides, i only carry in whiskey.

 

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If it turns out to be possible because of date and location I would love to go and play in the snow smile.gifcool.gif

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