Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Early Summer Couloirs on Mt Guyot

In the late fall we hiked Guyot and then South along the ridge to French Pass. On the way we saw some couloirs on the ridge that were filled in with snow already, when nothing else around had much snow. We made a pact to return and ski them. We finally fulfilled that goal the second day of summer.

We camped near the gate the night before and then biked in to the second gate where we hiked up the pass a bit and then the ridge. We were glad to have our aluminum crampons to make quick work of a snowfield which extended far down into the valley.