Old Glory

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Andrew Gross – Old Glory Summit.

Yesterday being the first clear calm day (above the valley cloud) in weeks seemed like a perfect time for skiing Old Glory. A check of the snow-pack on the Unnecessary Ridge headwall was confidence inspiring, so we continued to the summit in the lifting clouds.

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East Face of Old Glory. Descent Route (Nose Route) in Green.

Andrew, Campbell and I skied a conservative line down the Nose feature on the East face, finding velvety compacted powder on the rolling terrain between the rime encrusted trees.

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Andrew Gross – Old Glory.

The snow in the North-east chutes off Hanna Peak had a light wind crust at the top, but there were still steep fun turns and plush landings to be had, and the ski-out to the highway was smooth and soft all the way. Great to be skiing in the Rossland Range again.

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