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  1. #1
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    Pinnacle Pioneers

    Sometimes in the South Columbia Range we get tired of skiing perfectly spaced trees and champagne pow ... Thankfully, there is plenty of gnar where others wouldn't bother to look.

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    The heli wasn't available, but the fixed wing reconnaissance proved fruitful. By all accountants the area is under explored and this was likely a first descent (CLAIM!)


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    Long approaches are long.

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    At the top we all felt rather humble, exhausted and way less rad... who wants to go first?

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    Long descent on tired legs

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    Next Day avy risk went through the roof, so we kept it rad and mellow...

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    the red arrow shows where we hiked to on day one.

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    "Its not the arrow, its the Indian" - M.Pinto

  2. #2
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    Awesome.

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    Looks like some fun adventuring.

  4. #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by cmcrawfo View Post
    Sometimes in the South Columbia Range we get tired of skiing perfectly spaced trees and champagne pow ... Thankfully, there is plenty of gnar where others wouldn't bother to look.

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    The heli wasn't available, but the fixed wing reconnaissance proved fruitful. By all accountants the area is under explored and this was likely a first descent (CLAIM!)


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    Damn right it was a firsty, I don't think many humans have been back there let alone in the winter.

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    Wind slab releasing first turn is always fun
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    Sunday funday was rad ripping a new burnt forest zone. Exploring is my fav.
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    www.skevikskis.com Check em out!

  5. #5
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    Fucking sick work guys!!!

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    Beautiful. Words fail

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    epic shot with the skis up in the air and lake in the background!
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    "Good things come to those who bait"
    My greatest fear is that after I die, my wife will sell my gear for what I told her I paid for it.

  8. #8
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    Sweet looking zone/line Hefe

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