Since I look at these TR's often, I figured that I would post a quick one. That and the fact that I actually brought a camera for this trip.....I usually don't take pics My partner and I rallied up this line, and it took us just under 5.5 hours from car to car....we were in a hurry for a warming trend was going to hit in the afternoon, and the snowpack this time of year is sketchy IMO. Enjoy.
Sunrise on the Sliver
Line in sight
putting the bootpack up
Rob almost up
Rob taking some turns
Snow was good
Last pic of the Sliver
All in all, was a great day in the mountains with a great friend to share it with.
Joined: Sat Dec 15, 2007 5:44 pm Posts: 704 Location: The Magic City
That's such a fun line! I may have seen you guys in the parking lot that morning. I spotted some folks in front of us on the Bradley/Tagart moraine but never saw them again, so I assumed they (you?) went up Shadow Peak and possibly on to the Sliver. We rode a south-facing couloir in Garnet that day and were the only ones in the canyon!
We were the only ones in the P lot at 7:00am or so, and when we left nobody was around....it was perfect! About halfway up bootpacking the Sliver a group of two were dropping the entrance Col towards the sliver, and ended up skiing something a bit NW of us. Was glad they decided not to try and poach our bootpack cause we were in a rush to get out before it became to warm. Didn't want to have to wait for anyone to get to the top before we dropped in.