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Old 05-16-2010   #1
 
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Independence Pass May 30

Want to ski Independence Pass in the am and paddle the Roaring Fork at noon.
Camp sat 29th up Grizzly Creek for early start. Lookin for plastic maggots and paddlers for my raft.

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Ironic - I had a note on my calendar about skiing indy pass over Memorial Day weekend. I should be game to ski, but I'll pass on paddling. I assume you are skinning up?
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Nope. Car shuttle for max vert before the the snowpack turns to moosh
usu around 11am.
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So, is the pass supposed to be opened Sunday morning? Usually it opens on Memorial Day, but I haven't heard anything about it this year...might be game...what stretch of the RF you looknig at?
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Depends on flows. Toothache or Slaughterhouse. There is almost a mile of skinning per each lap skiied off the pass.
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I'm still game. Whip - shoot me a PM with your info. Early laps are better for snow and time.
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Skied pass today, I would start hiking no later than 830. Mt Boy was the hit...
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