Moon Mission to Herman

By:  Sam
December 11, 2011

Shennenigans ensued

Hard tracked-up snow has never been quite as interesting to ski.

We enjoyed one last view of Shuksan before skiing back to the car. An uneventful ride home got us back to town by 2am.

While it wasn’t quite moon-pow on a glacier, it was a great night in the mountains, and it got us back in time to sleep which was a big improvement over the last time I headed out.

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  1. powhounddd
    wrote on December 11th, 2011 at 4:28 pm  

    Trippy photos, thanks for that. I have yet to do a moonlit mission on anything but flattish ground; looks fun!!

  2. teleskiqueen
    wrote on December 11th, 2011 at 5:58 pm  

    That looks like a great time. Excellent trip report and ‘trippy’ photos – thanks!

  3. rangerjake
    wrote on December 11th, 2011 at 6:24 pm  

    man. just super photos. really interesting. almost painted style 2d background.
    so cool.

  4. cliffy
    wrote on December 11th, 2011 at 8:22 pm  
  5. Ben
    wrote on December 11th, 2011 at 8:45 pm  

    very cool! Feeling kinda lazy now for not taking advantage of the full moon… maybe next month!

  6. K_C
    wrote on December 12th, 2011 at 10:27 am  

    God Ben, you’re so damn lazy. You better ski something super-cool during the next full moon to make up for it.

    Oh and cool pics Sam!

    • Sam
      wrote on December 14th, 2011 at 1:59 am  


      …and Ben, don’t be so lazy man, this isn’t the only place in the world with clear moonlight winter nights

  7. mgeorge31584
    wrote on December 12th, 2011 at 8:55 pm  

    what kind of camera do you use to get these great pics?

    • Sam
      wrote on December 14th, 2011 at 1:57 am  

      I used a canon 40D on a tripod (not sure what kind, it belongs to Allen) for these shots. Glad you liked them!

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