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waterhouse peak:

Near the south shore of Lake Tahoe off the summit of Luther Pass is a nice little locals "hill" called Waterhouse Peak.  During and just after a big dump, when the avy danger is high, Waterhouse is a good place to minimize risk by skiing low angle stuff in the trees.  December 29, 2002 was just such a day.  Coming on the heels of an already unreal November and December, a storm closed out 2002 with a monster dump.  Your tahoebackcountry.net roving correspondents Sierra Fred and bcrider were there to ski the bottomless and snap a few pics.

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No drooling!

Not exactly a "locals secret"


Skinning up on Lap #1



At the top



Tony in the fluff



Brian Schuster drops in



Looking for face shots


More Brian


And yet more Brian...


Photo Credits:

1-4:  C. Gallardo

5-8:  F. Hochsteadter



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