TR: Alaska – Day 4

(Last Updated On: July 3, 2012)

The Turnagain Pass area has a lot to offer. After spending the previous day skiing there, we wanted more – and better. With blue sky peeking through, we were hoping to venture a little farther.
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Brett was able to join us and we began skinning up the ridge, with a brief bootpack when the snow got firm.
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Again, we admired lines.
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Alaska has no shortage of aesthetic ridges.
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For our first run, we dropped in on a short south-facing pitch that was fantastic. Frank, ready to ski.
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Me.
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It was so good, we went back up for more.
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Brett, found some good air.
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Frank enjoyed his Frankenspine.
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But increasing clouds kept us from going back for more. We headed 2500’+ back down to the road, enjoying the fun, yet mellow, terrain the entire way. Me.
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A look back up at our final run.
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Here’s Frank’s video of some of the day’s terrain 🙂

Another great day out! Alaska has been treating us well 🙂

Brittany Walker Konsella

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Aside from skiing, biking, and all outdoorsy things, Brittany Walker Konsella also loves smiles and chocolate :) Even though she excels at higher level math and chemistry, she still confuses left from right. Find out more about Brittany!

4 thoughts on “TR: Alaska – Day 4

  • February 26, 2012 at 11:53 pm
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    dope dope!

  • February 27, 2012 at 12:31 pm
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    Watching these everyday…..love it.

    Frank’s footage was goodness. My only complaint Mr.K…..I saw a few nice cliffs there, and you went around……boooo. I remember you hucking some big stuff back in the day, no desire anymore?? 🙂

    G

  • February 27, 2012 at 8:08 pm
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    Greg, I’d have to say I think you’re calling my husband old! 😉 To his credit, we rolled into the first run absolutely blind, not knowing what really was underneath us. Since the terrain rolls-over it’s hard to know what’s a cliff and what’s not, especially not having ever skied it or seen it before. Second run of the day was hard because the light was especially flat. Frank waited probably a half an hour for some better light, and it still wasn’t good. When we hit the same area a couple of days later, Frank DID catch some decent air. So, don’t be booing him 🙂

  • February 27, 2012 at 9:10 pm
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    Word, Greg. I was looking for some airtime today at Alyeska and not finding much- it’s all buried. Like Brittany said, it’s all about the light. Everyone today was talking about how great the light was, while us pansies in CA or CO would have called it “bad”.

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