Archive for January, 2011

Video: Larrabee South Face
January 31st, 2011 | By:  Allen | 3 Comments

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Sam and I had the chance to make some new friends at the Winchester Hut, then the next day we got to check Mount Larrabee off our list. Our route took us up a pre broken skin-track on the west face then down a couloir on the south face. We ... ...Read more

TR: Loving Life on Larrabee
January 30th, 2011 | By:  Sam

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This somewhat belated TR recounts a two day trip to Larrabee that Allen and I went on. Last thursday, a lucky break in the rainy weather we've been having around here allowed us to ski an aesthetic line down the south face.

TR teaser: South Face of Larrabee
January 28th, 2011 | By:  Sam | 1 Comment

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Allen getting ready to drop in on one of the chutes on the S face of Larrabee. Allen and I met up with a large group up at the Winchester hut and skied a run down the south face of Larrabee yesterday. I'll get the full TR up tomorrow, but ... ...Read more

Negative Freezing
January 23rd, 2011 | By:  Greg | 11 Comments

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The forecast temperature for the coldest part of this cold snap is "negative freezing." I don't just say that tongue and cheek either. Negative freezing is a technical term. It's freezing (32F) but negative (-32F). That's cold! What can one do to stay warm? Get the skins on your skis, ... ...Read more

SPAM #13: Triple Black Diamond
January 21st, 2011 | By:  Greg | 6 Comments

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It's been a few weeks since we cooked up some fresh SPAM. Between doing some hard math problems in which 1"=1', and 6"=1m, and going back to our roots, FIS has been quite busy. Anyway as we go into the weekend here's Ben Peters tagging the heck out of a ... ...Read more

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