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Farwell

1/12/2009

Run 1:
John Minier and I skinned up the west ridge of Farwell Mountain to its summit. We skied the west ridge to treeline skiing primarily sustrugi, then dropped south off the ridge finding deep, but slightly inverted powder in well spaced aspens.
Elevation: ~1800’

Run 2:
We skinned back up to treeline and repeated the run.
Elevation: ~1000’

Run 3:
We skinned back up to the ridge and skied the remainder of the ridge out to the truck.
Elevation: ~1300’
Total Elevation: ~4100’
Distance: ~9 miles
Time: ~5 h

Farwell Mountain


Hahns Peak


John skinning up Farwell Mountain with Sand Mountain in the background


John enjoying the powder


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