backcountry skiing with the foothill freak
Monitor Bowl

November 2003 << PREVIOUS :: NEXT >>

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10420 and Guardsmans
Keeping the board flat on the 1.5 total snow pack
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East and West Monitor
A full day of snowshoin and snbrding that started from the lower lot of Solitude.

6 runs
4500 vertical

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Porter Fork Bush Whack
We were optimistic, but Gobblers was effectively blocked by a maddening choke of shubbery. We turned around defeated.

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1 "run"
1500 vertical

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Solitude Dusk Patrol?
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Gunsight Pass
My Skinny old Excaliburs felt awefully good on the deep Alta powder.

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Deer Valley
Lost the dog and spent over an hour tracking her down on the end of an exhausting day. We found her at sundown.

3 runs & 1 long search
3500 vert

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USA Bowl
first day on Rando skis, our dreams of powder were shattered by windblown snow.

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Days Fork
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Gobblers/Raymond
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Patsy Marley Ridge

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Mt. Raymond
Two on the north and two on the east, the last of which featured super thin, high quality zipper crust.

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4 runs
4600 vertical

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Toots to Boots
Alexander Basin

A dog walking extravangaza that featured blazing temps heavy pow and rain to the south of us.

1 run
3400 vertical

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