• jimw replied to the topic The Price is Right 5-6-2006 in the forum Trip Reports 16 years ago

    Nice! bcr I hope you don’t wax your board, er… sandwich table… 🙂

    @dibiase wrote:

    Next time I have to remember the crampons. My feet kept pushing out of the verts anytime I kicked steps outside of the fall line on the hardpack. A little bit unnerving at times 😯

    I find that in hard snow, Verts work best if you are facing directly up the…[Read more]

  • @dibiase wrote:

    Also, I found this picture in another forum, and I’m assuming this chute is SE facing. Can you get to it easily going up N. Fork Bairs and dropping to its base off the summit plateau?

    Nothing involving Williamson is easy.

    😈

  • @dibiase wrote:

    Awesome pictures!

    question: how were you planning on being able to cross the bergschrund uphill? and if you did, what would you do on the way down? just curious, as I have never done any glacier riding.

    The ascent plan was to boot up the right side. That is typically the side that has the most connected snow bridge. When that…[Read more]

  • @dibiase wrote:

    Awesome pictures!

    question: how were you planning on being able to cross the bergschrund uphill? and if you did, what would you do on the way down? just curious, as I have never done any glacier riding.

    I didn’t go up to the bergschrund but Bullet’s plan was to hike up the right side similar to the climbers in bcr’s pictures. As…[Read more]