Bigger Days

Bigger Days

With the backcountry filling in well it’s time to start getting in some more vertical each day I’m able to get out. I’ve now knocked out 76,000 feet of uphill on my skis this season; well on my way to my goal of 100,000 feet.

While my goal of hitting 100k is not only in reach, but ready to be surpassed, my secondary goal of putting in bigger days in the backcountry linking up multiple ravines is on my mind. Time to put int he work to get ready.

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North Gully, Huntington Ravine. Right Gully, Tuckerman Ravine

North Gully, Huntington Ravine. Right Gully, Tuckerman Ravine

North Gully is defined by a large, overhanging rock buttress on its east side. In the unusually hot sun the shade the buttress provided looked appealing and we hoped that it would provide some relief from falling snow and ice.

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