High Sierra Hut Skiing

New Years 2014-2015

Admiral
Admiral Bruno all tuckered out from a long day of running errands with us
4th
4th Annual winter seafood fest, thanks to everyone who came to share the evening with us!
Chair
Chair overflow at seafood fest
Parsing
Parsing stockings with Bruno
Christmas
Christmas day sailing
One
One ping only please
Packing
Packing for our ski trip. Lots of bagged meals for 5 days in the snow!
Lots
Lots of bags too...
Zac
Zac journeyed all the way from Nepal to meet his long lost cuz Paki
We
We ran into fierce creatures in California olive country
Gear
Gear prep on Hwy 89
Taking
Taking the easy way up to Mt Lincoln
Many
Many mountains
First
First pitch of icy skiing down the ridge
We'll
We'll be following the snow covered PCT along this ridge to our hut (yellow arrow)
Rachel
Rachel styles the next down pitch
Andy
Andy and Steph and Donner Lake
Snow
Snow is fun
These
These boots were made for walking
These
These boots were made for skinning
Andy
Andy poses with the moon
Andy
Andy and Steph push on ahead
Our
Our lift tower is so far away now
Rachel
Rachel on top of the world
Home
Home stretch
Squeezing
Squeezing in one run before dark
Here
Here comes the dark
Stars
Stars and the lights of Truckee, CA
Yay
Yay breakfast!
Our
Our summit hut
Andy
Andy stokes the pow
Rachel
Rachel shreds the fluff
The
The purple bandito
Open
Open valley
A
A little surface hoar in the windy bits
Skin
Skin track
Thanks
Thanks to all the work party volunteers who stock this cabin with wood every summer, you rock!
Steph's
Steph's incomparable chopping block tele boot Irish jig
Blustery
Blustery this morning - we found out later winds on a nearby peak at our elevation were clocked at 60-80MPH
Fortunately
Fortunately the wind blew in all the valley snow. Zero precip powder day!
Speaking
Speaking of powder...
Swish
Swish
Schuss
Schuss
More
More freshies throughout the day
Andy
Andy on the return leg
Shredding
Shredding the gnar
Gredding
Gredding the shnar
Shgredding
Shgredding the gshar
Pine
Pine trees
Electric
Electric moss
Buds
Buds
Andy
Andy and Steph
Alpenglow
Alpenglow
The
The spot
Sunset
Sunset coming in
Skinning
Skinning home
Treeglow
Treeglow
Valleyglow
Valleyglow
Hut
Hut landing
Andy
Andy connects
Dawn
Dawn patrol
Still
Still blowing
Here's
Here's a better photo of where this hut is situated
Rachel's
Rachel's coffee dance
New
New boards this year, love them!
Ski
Ski Betty Rachel
Last
Last run of 2014
A
A toast to lovely snow
Dusk-tastic
Dusk-tastic
Another
Another orange sunset at the top of Mt Anderson
Tonight's
Tonight's forecast: dark
Champagne
Champagne of choice
Midnight
"Midnight"
Two
Two cuties on a stump
Squeaky
Squeaky clean
Parting
Parting in such sweet sorrow
Downridge
Downridge we go
Alpine
Alpine kisses
Rachel
Rachel looking sunny
Who
Who let these idiots into Sugarbowl?