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[TR] Lane Peak - The Zipper (ski) 5/22/2011

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Trip: Lane Peak - The Zipper (ski)


Date: 5/22/2011


Trip Report:

Four of us skied the Zipper on a wet, soggy spring Sunday in MRNP. Good times!




















Gear Notes:

Gore-Tex and whippet

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very nice! way to make the most out of a soggy day

We made the most of the soggy day by drinking and sleeping late.


Bonus question - does anyone know the name of the three obvious chutes in the pic? We skied the middle one (slanting from left at top to right) which I guess would be called the Zipper. The climber's right (widest) is almost always in and is a good ski too. The left one is probably rarely a good ski.


The large apron below the two right chutes is in awesome shape now where it is usually littered with debris and sucky. A little heat and rain sure can massage the avy junk.

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