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 Peak(s):  Mt. Lincoln  -  14,286 feet
 Post Date:  05/30/2011
 Date Climbed:   05/27/2011
 Posted By:  Elliot

 Lincoln SE Chutes   

We had a late start at the Montgomery TH about 7:30, however the day remained overcast for most of our ascent. The gate is open making this a continous ski to the car. Climbing the First pitch by the icefalls was a little soft. We climbed a small face out of the amphitheatre to gain the ridge running east to west that passes the old minning buildings slightly above our intended descent routes.

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Quandry Stacked

Many descent options on Quandry this year

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Summit Shot

We skied east off the top for some smooth turns and then traversed back to the ridge past minning cabin to our intended descent.


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Descent route

Looking down the middle chute, perfect corn into the basin.

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Calc Skiing

Calc Skiing the skiers left chute

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Parting shot of the descent



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  • Comments or Questions (2)
weissea


seconds     2011-05-31 18:20:20
Thanks for the boot pack up the ridge and to the summit. I followed your footsteps on my solo ascent this morning and was jealous of your tracks through the chute. Being alone, I decided to descend through the low angle gut of the bowl to skiers right of your chutes. The snow was smooth slush on top of a pretty solid base. Not a cloud in the sky. Great climb. Way better than the standard amphitheater route, or quartzville or kite lake for that matter.


jt_hightower


Calc Skiing     2011-06-01 20:00:41
Nice TR. Good information. Was thinking about thirds. Is there a cornice at the top of the chute where Calc is skiing down? Thanks for the beta. -Th



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