Fissile Northwest Face

Clear skies had persisted all last week leaving the avalanche hazard at low in the alpine. The weather forecast for Saturday was blue skies, so Colin and I decided it would be a good day for a steeper ski descent. Both of us were keen to ski Fissile having failed on an attempt last year….

Slalok

I’ve been wanting to ski on Slalok for several years now so I’m happy to have climbed it this weekend. Unfortunately I didn’t ski the line I would have liked to, we bootpacked down some steeper sections and the face was heavily wind affected so the turns weren’t great. Though I had wanted to ski…

Table Mountain

Feb 19, 2005 Despite the lack of recent snowfall, I was confident we could find some enjoyable touring off the baker ski resort. The weather forecast was perfect and avalanche danger was moderate in the alpine. Given the choice, I would always take good weather and avi over powder. Despite our best efforts, our departure…