Monday, June 3, 2013

Shit for Brains and other A Basin side country

Last weekend we skied Shit for Brains in horrible conditions, and some side country off the back of Mountain Goat Traverse in fantastic conditions.

I'll let the photos speak for themselves.

In some places the snow was unconsolidated and soft(with breakable crust on top)


In others it was almost too hard to bare boot







Had to either side slip over an icy bulge framed by rocks... or point it



Mark made the sensible decision to slip down it



Great conditions







Just make sure to ski cut first and let the top layer slough off







And just like that, back in the ski area