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Joffre Couloir, SW British Columbia Early February Love

PostPosted: Wed Feb 24, 2010 12:31 am
by skykilo
That's Joffre Couloir, not the Central Couloir. A day's diversion with Andy "Alcatraz" Traslin. Good thing that happens sometimes with coastal snowpacks: midwinter go-time.

The one on the left.
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Roped over the bergschrund.
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Slugging my way up the couloir.
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Got Andy breaking trail for me.
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This line is something else.
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Summit or plummet!
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Ante up, Andy up.
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Ski from summit.
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Short ski rappel.
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His first time!
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A little bit of a rappel, a lot of shred.
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Not Andean goodness, but Andy on goodness.
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Don't stop, get it get it!
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The apron glacier was also quite nice.
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Duffey
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Copious pow and sluff dodgeball
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Huh Uh!? I would like to give thanks to all irresponsible parties.

Re: Joffre Couloir, SW British Columbia Early February Love

PostPosted: Wed Feb 24, 2010 4:09 am
by jumpturn
skykilo wrote:Short ski rappel.
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What no huck onto the 55ยบ! ;)

NIce TR!

Re: Joffre Couloir, SW British Columbia Early February Love

PostPosted: Thu Feb 25, 2010 7:54 pm
by skykilo
Hey jumpturn,

Andy and I did discuss such things! This line is skiable sans rappel, but I'd rather wait until maximum snowpack for minimum shenanigans and the purest possible ski descent. I'm just anal like that.

Re: Joffre Couloir, SW British Columbia Early February Love

PostPosted: Thu Feb 25, 2010 8:07 pm
by Jason Hummel
Like the photo called "duffy". Sweet.