(Last Updated On: July 3, 2012)
Day 7 was to be my last day in Alaska. Though the forecast wasn’t looking as promising, again the forecasters were wrong. Day 7 was about as blue as Alaska gets 🙂
We gazed across the valley at the ridgeline we ascended and backside of TT43, where we had skied the previous day. Sure wish we’d been able to see more of the mountain while we were actually up there! 🙂
As we were traversing a ridge toward Gold Pan, we heard a peculiar sound that caught our attention. A cornice broke, causing a slide. It seemed to us that the cornice break was triggered by the person on the ridge above it, as shown in the picture.
It was a great last day in Alaska. Tired, yet energized, I wished I could stay for more. But, I lead a dual life as a teacher and a skier. And I had to return to my other life. I cannot say I was happy to leave. Frank, however, is spending five more days in the great north. So, expect more excellent TR’s from him!
Thanks to Kellie for making this trip happen and allowing us to stay at her place. Thanks to the friends, both old and new, that took the time to show us around their territory – Colin O, Colin T, Brett, JP, Andy, and Dana. Our trip would not have been the same with out you!
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