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[TR] Mt. Cashmere Ski-around - 1/9/2010

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Trip: Mt. Cashmere Ski-around -

 

Date: 1/9/2010

 

Trip Report:

How about a little breather from the banner ice season to honor a little ski touring, eh? Mt. Cashmere style. Not a bad day out there. Long day but well worth it. I reached across the isle this time, and toured with a split-boarder. I'm an equal opportunity ski tourer. In short, we started up 8 Mile Rd., 8 Mile Trail, South Slopes of Cashmere, and descended Dr. Creek to Icicle Rd., then kick 'n glide back to the car. I tried to get quality shots of frozen Colchuck Lk., but was too distracted...

 

But enough talking...Let's just look at der fotos, shall we?

 

5 Mile's own Alecapone. Tough as nails. The first split-boarder from Detroit.

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Below Cashmere's true summit.

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I love Grindstone Mtn!

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Long Rd. Out

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dammit, John, you just don't seem to get that skis are just to get you to and from the ICE!!! (seriously, way to get after it!!! wish I could keep up with you...)

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Cool! I've always wanted to ski up or around Cashmere. How is the snow pack over there? The west slopes are basically white concrete at the moment. I need to find some place to go Thursday and I'd like to avoid said concrete if possible.

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Josh, I think with the new snow due tonight and tomorrow, the conditions should be decent. But down low it was still pretty bony.

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Well, I was the one to say it's time to see what I'm made of...which wasn't that much considering who broke trail 90% of the way. Still an awesome tour on a split, even with the few annoyances on the way down.

 

Thanks for the great lead, and photos!

 

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Now I am going to have to properly rep the 313 and the D and get on 8 mile.

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