The (Other) Sugar Slalom

By:  Greg
April 5, 2011

We all tried to find the most open area of the mountainside to descend so as to avoid the voracious krumholz. Christian was right behind me seeking terrain that was as open as possible!
Christian slashes some pow

KC picked a wide open area free of the krumholz as well. Good choice KC!
KC descends

Christian had a close call as he had to weave through the web of knotted knee high death trees.
Christian has a close call

As we made our way lower, an expanse of elven-trees spread out before us. We all felt a lump in our throat…
a lump built up in our throat at the sight of more krumholz

All we could do was schuss…
all we could do was schuss

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  1. Adrian
    wrote on April 5th, 2011 at 10:46 am  

    Great shots as always, dude.
    Man sunday was such a great day! Doesn’t get much better up there than that.

  2. bill
    wrote on April 5th, 2011 at 6:44 pm  

    nice stuff dudes and KC wish i was there

  3. powhounddd
    wrote on April 5th, 2011 at 8:57 pm  

    better than a great day at work. Rather be eaten by elf trees. Way to get the surf!

  4. savant skis
    wrote on April 7th, 2011 at 12:00 pm  

    looks like some sweetness up there fellas….heading to tucks this weekend if weather holds – would love some company but don’t see any reason to come over with snow like that….B

  5. Skimtwashington
    wrote on April 9th, 2011 at 3:37 pm  

    This is New England backcountry at it’s best..uh..worst…uh..well… oh, it’s hard but rewarding! Definitely a classic premier photo or two.

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