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 Post subject: Zig Zag Canyon Mt Hood Feb 15th
PostPosted: Thu Feb 16, 2012 1:32 pm 
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oh boy was it swell. it was so great Joe jumped for joy.

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other than a small avalanche scare where a hard carvin bottom turn propagated a slide 60 feet uphill from me, and the panicked route finding that ensued, it was an amazing day.

the snow level the night before was 1500 feet... we were shredding at 7000, it was blower!

we made several runs but this one was definitely the best one i did all day.

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we stayed till sunset and it was amazingly beautiful. we toured up around Mississippi Head and then shralped down to timberline lodge in the twilight twinkle with the help of some headlamps.

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remember folks...there is no good terrain on Mt. Hood.

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 Post subject: Re: Zig Zag Canyon Mt Hood Feb 15th
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Those last two shots say it all.


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 Post subject: Re: Zig Zag Canyon Mt Hood Feb 15th
PostPosted: Thu Feb 16, 2012 7:42 pm 
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Lookin' good fella's. That is a nice line Chris. Love the pic of Joey. He looks like a ninja dropping out of the blue.


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 Post subject: Re: Zig Zag Canyon Mt Hood Feb 15th
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Sick line in Zig Zag Chris! Way to get after it. You midweek guys have all the fun... :mrgreen:

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 Post subject: Re: Zig Zag Canyon Mt Hood Feb 15th
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not sure which is more beautiful--the line in the 2nd shot or the sunset in the 3rd.

reminds me that i've got to get down to OR one of these days...


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 Post subject: Re: Zig Zag Canyon Mt Hood Feb 15th
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Great TR! man I miss home; heading back in Apr, up for trip?


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 Post subject: Re: Zig Zag Canyon Mt Hood Feb 15th
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awesome! Thanks for sharing.


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 Post subject: Re: Zig Zag Canyon Mt Hood Feb 15th
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ah yeah, im gonna buy a spring pass to timberline..

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 Post subject: Re: Zig Zag Canyon Mt Hood Feb 15th
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with some cool traversing from the top of palmer you could hit this line without going up first...

of course you still gotta climb out of the canyon....

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 Post subject: Re: Zig Zag Canyon Mt Hood Feb 15th
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frozen tsunami!
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