Sweet Ski Tour Kings Canyon

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Sweet Ski Tour Kings Canyon

Post by maverick » Thu Jul 14, 2011 1:45 pm

Found this cool ski tour on-line which was done in back in May 2011.
http://www.tetongravity.com/forums/show ... tion-Loop-(inc.-Goddard-and-N.-Couloir-on-Lamarck" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;)


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Re: Sweet Ski Tour Kings Canyon

Post by fishmonger » Wed Jul 20, 2011 5:23 am

sweet. Can't wait for the white stuff again (with 98F and high humidity here today, these photos were a nice cooldown)

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Post by DAVELA » Sat Aug 20, 2011 1:39 am

fishmonger wrote:sweet. Can't wait for the white stuff again (with 98F and high humidity here today, these photos were a nice cooldown)
10-4 that...those pics made me so jealousss...awesome stuff...gotta buy me some mtn skiing gear and and hook up with some xperienced folks...
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Re: Sweet Ski Tour Kings Canyon

Post by mkelleyfresno » Sat Dec 10, 2011 8:20 am

Waiting for the snow to fly.
New Rondone' skis
New Randonee' bindings
Skins
Tent
Well, the list goes on.... Just add snow!
I will definitly be doing some touring this year on the West side. Always looking for ski touring partners..... Drop me a line if you care to join in.
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Re: Sweet Ski Tour Kings Canyon

Post by Cross Country » Mon Dec 12, 2011 1:52 am

One of the things I like about the Sierra is that typically it has lots of water in the lakes, rivers, and streams, and really nice weather in the summer without too much snow on the ground. Statistically, I believe, we have the best climate of any mountains in the world, last year not withstanding. Aren't we fortunate (not last year). From 1971 thru 1995 I can't recall a bad year ,like last year or 1996 (I believe). Those years just had too much snow to suite me. There were some high snow years but none too much for me. How about 2003 - not too much snow but it rained all summer. Nevertheless we have the Sierra with it's really great climate.

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Post by John Dittli » Sat Dec 01, 2012 7:56 pm

Wow, and they say the internet is vast. So here I sit caring for my elderly Mom, surfing while Mom watches the Halmark Channel and I come upon this linked post. On day two of their trip they saw a couple of guys skiing Mt Solomons- that was my partner and I on the second to last day of our White Divide/Enchanted Gorge tour! What a trip!!
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