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  1. #1
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    Hawthorne, Middle, and West Peak (AK)

    Haven't done much ski touring this winter after having knee surgery, influenza, and covid. But with our amazing snowpack, and recent good weather, was nice to get out and link up a few peaks. Final descent was 4,200ft to the pacific, but had to walk the last 400ft. Fair trade.

    Solo day screwing around with the drone.

    Juneau in the background.
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    Nice firm snow.
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    This is why I love skiing here. Seeing the ocean below your ski tips is hard to get over.
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    Taku Inlet. Wanted to ski a couloir back there today, but the anchorage sucks and couldn't find anyone to skipper my boat. Perfect marine forecast, too. Oh well.
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    Just starting to corn up.
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    Taku Inlet in the background.
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    Great link up and excellent snow. Fun to ski alone all day with headphones and just zone out.

  2. #2
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    aint no tr likes a crackhead tr
    figures you kick covoids ass with an inflenza chaser
    the chatuea de powder pondo in the mnt havens
    wife ran with the gal pal this morn
    well it might be ready for 2021 bookings
    or our modest dwellings above yur old hoods
    always got space should you ever git was angles utarded again
    thanks fer the stokes
    best to you and yours
    "When the child was a child it waited patiently for the first snow and it still does"- Van "The Man" Morrison
    "I find I have already had my reward, in the doing of the thing" - Buzz Holmstrom
    "THIS IS WHAT WE DO"-AML -ski on in eternal peace
    Yo poliassfuckers
    theres a special basement for your lame shit

  3. #3
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    FKNA that's cool. Thanks man.

  4. #4
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    best action self portraits ever? a day well spent, thatís for sure
    They got a name for the winners in the world

    http://procatinator.com/?cat=80

  5. #5
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    Been awhile since coastal AK had a good year. Hard to beat when it is on.
    off your knees Louie

  6. #6
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    You guys do well up there? Juneau just went off.

  7. #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trackhead View Post
    You guys do well up there? Juneau just went off.
    I have been wintering in CO. got old. My son is in Cordova and been skiing all the local big lines. Comparing it to 2012. Maybe the ocean cooled off enough that things are back.
    off your knees Louie

  8. #8
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    Cool drone photos.

  9. #9
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    good to see the ole trackhead is still at it! great stuff as always!

  10. #10
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    was just thinking the other day how far out in front you were, way back w the drone stuff..

    cool tr, glad you are still getting after it!

  11. #11
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    Awesome photos. Thanks for posting.

  12. #12
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    an original Trackhead TR, nice! Your TRs back in the day were one of the main attractants for me to these boards. thanks for sharing!

  13. #13
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    Gorgeous photos. Love the mountains to sea. You mentioned it was a solo trip. So how does one ski and fly a drone at the same time?

  14. #14
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    Launch, set up to track (which doesn't work great), put remote in shirt, ski. Stop, set up another shot, repeat. Finish skiing before battery runs out. It's a handful.

  15. #15
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    Nice, good to see you around these parts.

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