Beehive Basin Backcountry Skiing

March 31st, 2009

I haven’t been doing much backcountry skiing this season - for a number of reasons - but I got out for a nice (if short) day up Beehive Basin a few weeks ago. Beehive Basin is the actually the first place I ever went on a backcountry ski tour! It’s a favorite spot for locals [...]

The Saddle Peak Sneak

March 12th, 2009

All winter I’ve been eyeing this prominent and totally rad line on Saddle. You can see it perfectly each lift ride up Schlasmans, calling to you… well I finally skied it with a couple of buddies. This actually happened a while ago - during the Jan and Feb dry spell, while my back was hurt [...]

March Madness - Bridger Style

March 10th, 2009

March is trying hard to make up for how shi-tay-tay January and February were, and it is awesome. I speak about these months purely in terms of how much snow fell on Bridger Bowl during them, which is the only meaningful metric of “good” and “bad” for winter months in my opinion. :) It worked [...]

More Snowstorm Hawtness

March 6th, 2009

Unfortunately, as I skied alone mostly the past two days and forgot my camera for one of them (today), I don’t have very good photo documentation of this Bridger pow-fest. But trust me - it was a good, old fashioned pow-fest. 17″+! Face shots, cliff hucks, the whole deal.
On Thursday (”day one”) the Ridge was [...]