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Missions miscellanea and Colter’s powder pen.

Little chute above Dry Lakes Basin.I spent a cloudy Sunday with Brian, Leah, Kyle, and Ben putzing about in the Missions.  Our objective was the East Couloir of Lowary Peak, but the standard all-enveloping Mission cloud soup overtook us at its typical altitude of 8700', putting a stop to that plan.  We instead had a … Continue reading Missions miscellanea and Colter’s powder pen.

Burgundy filling removal service and a return to Polonium viscosum.

On early Wednesday morning, I skinned up Snowbowl for a few solo laps on our local Springuary snowpack.  I managed to shave 5 minutes off of my previous time for 1h10m to the top of Point Six.  The 800' NE face of Point Six offered excellent sparse tree skiing with good quality firm old powder … Continue reading Burgundy filling removal service and a return to Polonium viscosum.

This was my final week before beginning to taper for the Rut.  I covered 67 miles and logged 25200' of climbing, much of which was high quality training (either high intensity, in difficult terrain, and/or in 90 degree heat.  Or I was hiking in a fairly relaxed way).  Really felt like I got something out … Continue reading