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[TR] North Twin Sister - West Ridge 6/19/2009

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Trip: North Twin Sister - West Ridge

 

Date: 6/19/2009

 

Trip Report:

Too much rain and we turned around at 5000'. No pics either, but wanted to update peeps on approach conditions etc.

 

The Mosquito Lake road bridge over the Middle Fork Nooksack is closing Monday 6.22.09 until April 2010. Judging by the equipment in place, it looks as if they are building a new bridge. So plan accordingly. (Come in through Deming, not Acme.)

 

The logging roads have been freshly graded. (They were doing it while we were there.) They're in really good shape. Someone noted last year that they regraded the turn off road at 2.5 miles. True. There is also a nice newer bridge over the creek on the regraded road. Everything else seemed status quo.

 

 

 

Gear Notes:

Goretex

 

Approach Notes:

Freshly graded roads.

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Pete- We skied the north face of north twin a week ago. We had coverage right from the top all the way into the woods below the face. The snow seemed to be going fast though on the lower half traversy part of the face, and in the bowl below, get it soon!

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