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[TR] Muir Snowfield - Muir to Nisqually Chutes 1/25/2015

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Trip: Muir Snowfield - Muir to Nisqually Chutes


Date: 1/25/2015


Trip Report:

Skiing has been on the sparse side this winter. After deciding we had to ski something Cman and I headed for Paradise and Muir since it seemed like a sure bet. After seeing a lineup of cars and fans going to SeaTac to wish the Seahawks a Bon Voyage we did have second thought about our objective but those faded.


We got a slacker 10 AM start from Paradise and joined the herd of skiers. Sunshine didn't suck, but there were some winds up high. After a brief rest at Muir we were downward bound.


The upper field was the best with a thin breakable crust, but the crust thickened with elevation loss.



Cman at the top of the Chutes



Der Chutes



The best snow in the Chutes that day was on skiers left.



Looking back


Nice Spring conditions in January


Gear Notes:

Sliding on snow is fun

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