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[TR] Mt. Hood - Powder Skiing - Zig Zag 12/8/2012

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Trip: Mt. Hood - Powder Skiing - Zig Zag

 

Date: 12/8/2012

 

Trip Report:

My friend describes the details in this blog: Early Season Skiing

 

Overall, despite low visibility, we had some amazing runs. The lesson learned for me: you don't have to ascend thousands of feet to enjoy fresh snow. The traverse into the snow line made all the difference. We used altimeter for navigation due to low visibility conditions, and it was sort of fun driving blind.

 

 

 

Gear Notes:

Backcountry ski set-up.

 

Approach Notes:

General traverse with some altitude gain. In general, we played at the 6k level to access the finer snow.

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