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Skiing/Riding  ■  Panoramas     

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Hiking to summer snow along Saddlebag Lake

Riding the glacier route couloir on Mount Conness


Chris "BC Rider" Gallardo rips up Mount Conness

Skiing into the clouds on Mount Shasta

(photo F. Hochstaedter) 


Hiking up Horse Creek Canyon en route to ski Matterhorn Peak (photo:  E. Branham)

Skiing a narrow chute on the flank of Matterhorn Peak (photo:  C. Gallardo)


Scoping the lines on South Peak, Virginia Lakes, CA

 BC Rider & Sierra atop South Peak


Booting up to the Summit

Dropping down to Virginia Lakes


Looking down on Mono Lake

Dropping in above Lundy Canyon 


Skinning up Burnt Mountain, near Aspen, Colorado

Mt. Superior, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah  (photo:  C. Dietrich)



BC Rider hucks a cliff in Alaska (photo: J. Kelly)


Slashing the pow in Alaska (photo: J. Kelly)

Spring base camp below the Kuna Crest, Yosemite 

Skinning along Spillway Lake, Yosemite


Skiing above Spillway Lake, Yosemite NP


Atop the Kuna Crest, Yosemite NP (photo:  S. Wall)

Topping out on a ridge in the Yosemite backcountry.  Mount Dana in background.


BC skiing near Parker Pass.  Mono Lake in background (photo:  F. Hochsteadter)

Tree skiing after a dump, Mount Tallac, CA


Lower dome, Lovers Leap (photo: C. Gallardo)


Spoon tracks on lower dome, Lovers Leap

Descending the Hogsback, near Lovers Leap


Crossing the North Fork of the American River, the hard way

Touring above Pear Lake, Sequoia NP


"Peel 'em and Wheel 'em" -- above Moose Lake

Atop Winter Alta Peak, Sequoia NP

Touring into Conness Lakes Basin, near Yosemite



Climbing up North Peak, near Yosemite


Looking up at the NE face of Mt. Tallac



Hiking the NE Ridge of Mt. Tallac


Skinning up Mt. Tallac, South Lake Tahoe lies below



Booting up to the summit ridge of Mt. Tallac


Two skiers skin up the NE Bowl of Mt. Tallac



Booting up the north face of Anderson Peak on the Sugar Bowl to Squaw High Tour


Skinning up Pole Creek in a monster dump


Looking over the Desolation Wilderness from the summit ridge of Mt. Tallac


Skiing/Riding  ■  Panoramas