Caw Caw – 5400 ft of Corn on the Squak Glacier

By:  Sam
July 11, 2010

The rope team continued to make their way down, and we decided to drop so as to stay ahead of them and out of the way. When the bad snow, clouds, and sketchy climbers were all taken into account, it was pretty easy for us to pass up the summit, .

The fun part: going down.

Yup, we were skiing down to treeline all the way below:

Brian skiing with the line of ants behind:

The snow was not bad at all:

I handed the camera off for one pitch. This corn was DEEP:

After taking a few rounds of photos up high, we skied the bulk of the descent in one huge leg-numbing push. Before we knew it, we were back at the car. All in all, it was a pretty quick day: we made it to about 9900ft, skied roughly 5400 feet of corn, and almost got back to the car in time to watch the World Cup.

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  1. Andyzee
    wrote on July 11th, 2010 at 4:24 pm  
    • powhounddd
      wrote on July 11th, 2010 at 9:18 pm  


  2. christian
    wrote on July 11th, 2010 at 8:02 pm  

    cool view of rainier…the skiing looks ok too :P

  3. Ben
    wrote on July 13th, 2010 at 10:56 pm  

    looks terrible. bet you wish you were back east!

    ps – where was allen!?

  4. Sam
    wrote on July 13th, 2010 at 10:59 pm  

    Allen? That loser had to (got to?) work that day.

  5. Jewel Lawerence
    wrote on February 27th, 2012 at 10:49 pm  

    Thank you ever so for you post. Want more.

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