High Pressure

By:  Sam
January 3, 2011

According to the map, there is a road way down that way…. you guys want to see if it goes?

The north side of the north fork is going to be fun after a few more low elevation storms. – The view from Barometer.

…but you didn’t come here for the scenic photos, so here’s Brian, proving that even several days after a storm you can get a face shot on a south facing slope. FKNA

Nice, creamy fall line wind buff for 1700 ft.

Allen and I got in on the action as well.

A rare photo of me.

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  1. scottydubsnw
    wrote on January 4th, 2011 at 1:04 am  

    that last photo of peak thru trees you say to be larabee, close, this is winchester mtn, larabee is to looker left( if standing in baker’s lot. Larabee is a taller, shear rock with snowy slope facing the e-se. I look at these mtns many days thru winter with imagination that i will summit and snowboard descent them all!!!!!

    • jake
      wrote on January 6th, 2011 at 11:08 am  

      That pic was correctly labeled as Larrabee. Winchester does not have that much of an exposed face.

  2. Ben
    wrote on January 4th, 2011 at 9:42 am  

    nice pictures, looks like fun!!!

    I hate near-certain inconvenience!

  3. Greg
    wrote on January 4th, 2011 at 11:39 am  

    great TR Sam! Pretty friggin clear why you moved :D

    That woods shot definitely got me giddy… loved it

  4. savantskis
    wrote on January 4th, 2011 at 11:57 am  

    Was wondering what you guys have been up to out there. Thanks for the update and some pics. The Jan thaw didn’t hit out there I take it

  5. Porter Haney
    wrote on January 4th, 2011 at 4:43 pm  

    I’d like to know about Allen’s aggressive hitch hiking.

  6. christian
    wrote on January 4th, 2011 at 5:24 pm  


  7. Sam
    wrote on January 4th, 2011 at 9:53 pm  

    so a guy on TAY says that those were cougar tracks. Cougar, lynx, or bobcat: it’s pretty cool to know that they’re out there.

    As for allen’s hitch hiking, we were deciding which would be the best way to approach getting a ride: either having him show a little skin, or going all crazy style and running into the road naked with a rock in hand threatening cars (actually witnessed this in India). I’m not going to tell you which tactic he actually used though….

  8. Samthemandaddy
    wrote on January 7th, 2011 at 2:34 pm  

    The tracks are obviously cougar based on my google image research. The toes are always more splayed. In addition I saw one in SC (yes south carolina) and it had big feet. Keep working on your spelling Sam.

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