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One of the more famous mountains in the Sawtooths with classic alpine skiing lines. This is the main peak in that you can see from the road behind stanley lake.
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Dannyirie: April 20, 2011 Uphill: 0 ft. | Downhill: 0 ft. Is it April or January? Full on winter here in the Sawtooths! Enjoy this latest post from skiing the classic Heyburn couloir....[view]
Earnsturns: February 27, 2011 Uphill: 1,600 ft. | Downhill: 3,200 ft. Last day of our yurt trip at Williams. Skied north east and south east facing runs that still had great snow, then came out of the yurt. A great trip in an amazing place....[view]
Earnsturns: February 26, 2011 Uphill: 4,200 ft. | Downhill: 4,200 ft. 3rd day of yurt trip at Williams yurt. It cleared up but stayed cool and the snow was still awesome on all aspects. Saw a few small point releases off of south facing steep rocky areas but otherwise...[view]
Earnsturns: February 25, 2011 Uphill: 3,600 ft. | Downhill: 3,600 ft. 2nd day at Williams yurt. Dug a pit on a south facing slope with moderate failures on CT and no propagation failures on ECT. We still took it easy and didn't go on anything over 30 because of 2 feet...[view]
Earnsturns: February 24, 2011 Uphill: 2,700 ft. | Downhill: 1,100 ft. This was the first day of a four day trip into Williams Yurt. They had just received about 2 feet of snow within the last week after not having any major accumulation for about 6 weeks. We didn't go...[view]
Earnsturns: February 13, 2011 Uphill: 3,200 ft. | Downhill: 3,200 ft. We skied some really good snow in the southern end of the range in a 9000 foot basin and there hasn't been any major snowfall for about six weeks. The rocky chutes we skied were NE and E facing and i...[view]
Freeheelgirl: January 26, 2011 Uphill: 2,800 ft. | Downhill: 2,800 ft. Same stable snowpack as yesterday (1/25), roughly the same temp, no wind, but lots of sun - perfect bluebird powder day. Starting to get some sun crusts & heavy corn in places. Didn't see any slides...[view]
Freeheelgirl: January 25, 2011 Uphill: 2,800 ft. | Downhill: 2,800 ft. Overcast, 26 degrees, no wind. Stable snowpack with low avy danger, with about 8 inches of light fluffy powder on top....[view]
Earnsturns: December 31, 2010 Uphill: 3,300 ft. | Downhill: 3,300 ft. Skiing with shredvisions....[view]
Shredvisions: December 31, 2010 Uphill: 6,600 ft. | Downhill: 6,800 ft. -25 degrees when we started!!! OUCH... but it was worth it. There are not too many days when I can say that I skied negative degree powder. It was still light and deep from our last storm a few day...[view]
Gripnrip: December 31, 2010 Uphill: 2,300 ft. | Downhill: 2,300 ft. about 2 feet of new snow from last storm, many small naturals (6-8" crowns) observed, but nothing big was moving....[view]
Freeheelgirl: March 7, 2010 Uphill: 2,000 ft. | Downhill: 2,000 ft. It was warm, warm, WARM out! Super-sunny day, temps pushing the high 30's at noon at 8,000'. Dust-on-crust, with plenty of afternoon whoomphing on sunny slopes as the crust settled. We kept to mode...[view]
Freeheelgirl: March 5, 2010 Uphill: 1,800 ft. | Downhill: 1,800 ft. South-facing slopes had a thick, supportable crust under 4-6" of new snow. Temp was 34F, which created less stable conditions later in the day. Skiing was GREAT on moderate slopes!...[view]
Freeheelgirl: February 5, 2010 Uphill: 2,800 ft. | Downhill: 2,800 ft. Sweet fresh powder on top of a well-consolidated snowpack, with a deep, ground-level layer of unstable hoarfrost. We avoided >35-degree north aspects (and within a week, a slide occurred just below w...[view]
Rwberman: December 29, 2009 Uphill: 1,000 ft. | Downhill: 1,000 ft. Skied at home over christmas break... not much snow... but where the snow was... great skiing.... no avy danger... good times!...[view]
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