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Old 02-08-2004   #1
Boulder, Colorado
Paddling Since: 1987
Join Date: Oct 2003
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Conditions: Mt. Wilson

A gruelling 12 hour day, which started out beautiful and turned cold and windy (turning the boot deep powder into wind slab):

Date: 02/07/04 2:00 pm
Elevation: ~14,100 ft
Temp: ~-10 F
Visibility: Blue bird (until 3:00 pm)
Wind: 20-30 knots

Conditions: Winter snow pack.
Avalanche: Considerable
Distance: 3+ miles up. 3600' verticle.
Duration: 7.5 hours up, 4.5 hours back.
Rating: Advanced

The 1st 3 pics are from an attempt several weeks ago, followed by 3 comparison shots, then saturdays go:


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Old 02-15-2004   #2
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