Patrick Gephart

Freelance Web Engineer | Alpine Enthusiast

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Little Bear Peak – Baby Thunder Couloir Footage

As Fritz Sperry and I approached the traverse to the Hourglass Couloir for a ski/snowboard attempt on Little Bear Peak we were turned around by rapidly warming south facing snow. A spicy entrance to this north facing couloir was a good consolation prize.

Tenmile Range Snow Observations 1/16/17

Jeff Kepler and I did a short tour up Spruce Creek and rode some fun terrain below Mt. Helen. I dug a snow pit on a E/NE aspect, 11,400 ft, with a slope angle of 35 degrees around 2:40 PM. Deep persistent weak layers were evident but hard to trigger, although in areas that have a shallower snowpack this could change quickly. Some surface instabilities were encountered as well.

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