North Peak

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After a couple of early season trips without turns, we headed up Carleton Ridge in search of skiable snow, November 24, 2007
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Cool early morning light on the snow-covered spruce trees
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Beckie skinning up to the summit of the ridge
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Sun...at last...
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The ridge was skiable, but we headed up North Peak in search of some more vertical terrain
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Success! We found this N facing untracked gully. We dug a pit and found bomber snow conditions, so in we dropped
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Knee-deep powder on the 2nd run
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Perfect powder
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Beckie checking out the run on the skin back up for another
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Missions
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Near the summit of North Peak
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Looking towards Lolo Peak. Lots of skiable terrain, but much of the snow up high was hard windslab
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Turns