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[TR] North Sister - Collier Glacier 8/28/2013

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Trip: North Sister - Collier Glacier


Date: 8/28/2013


Trip Report:

I went hunting for skiable snow on the Collier this last week in my quest to make turns in Oregon every month of the year.





I found a little bit, lower than I expected, just above our cozy bivy spot at the start of the moraines. At least 87ft of glorious turns just after sunset!




Plenty of it up higher, though I didn't get the chance to ski this shot :(




I did a quick write up on this trip and a little bit about my new addiction if anyone is bored and needs a little bit of stoke.




Of course, if you're reading "The Freshiezone" in August, you're probably also an addict and saw this all ready. In that case, sorry for the cross post.


I got a really good view from up there this week and I could see it...WINTER'S COMING!!!!!!!!


Gear Notes:


20 lbs of resort gear just in case you run into ice while shredding


A "light" rack and some of those springy clippy things in case you decide to climb to the top

Rope (in your partners pack)



Approach Notes:

Don't cut yourself on all the broken glass lying everywhere.

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