Dreamin of winter

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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby Zambo » Fri Aug 09, 2013 10:45 am

bix783 wrote:Now that is GORGEOUS! So excited for winter!

Here's my fav from last winter, not from hiking but from skiing at Mary Jane. the contrast of the evergreens with the cloudy day.
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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby Steve Climber » Fri Aug 09, 2013 1:23 pm

...two of my favorites from our trip up Kelso this past winter. Looking forward to many more like these.
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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby PaliKona » Fri Aug 09, 2013 2:52 pm

Was just mtn biking in Evergreen before a t storm rolled through...there was a break in the clouds and you could see a dusting of snow on the Evans massif!

Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby forbins_mtn » Fri Aug 09, 2013 4:16 pm

aboynamedmargrette wrote:...two of my favorites from our trip up Kelso this past winter. Looking forward to many more like these.

nicely done.....that trip was great!

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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby wildlobo71 » Fri Aug 09, 2013 4:29 pm

Mount Rainier - the ice step has grown
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Mount Rainier - DC Route present condition
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Just this last weekend - caused by a warm, dry summer - but it made me long for winter, too!
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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby Mountainspirit » Fri Aug 09, 2013 4:43 pm

New "snow" (or hail) up on Peak 10, Peak 9 & Baldy

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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby kimo » Mon Sep 09, 2013 8:53 pm


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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby KyleS » Tue Sep 10, 2013 11:32 am

On the caldera rim of Mt. Ruapehu, about to snowboard down. August 23rd, 2013


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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby SilverLynx » Tue Sep 10, 2013 11:52 am

It's worth braving the cold to get pictures like this.
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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby bergsteigen » Tue Sep 10, 2013 12:08 pm

Frosty goodness is coming!

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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby ap snow » Sat Sep 21, 2013 4:14 pm

Really excited for the coming season!

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Re: Dreamin of winter

Postby GregMiller » Tue Sep 24, 2013 7:35 am

Who needs to dream, Winter is here! Silverton Mountain apparently got 2-3 FEET of snow yesterday! EDIT - okay, more like one windloaded slope, good call ajkagy

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been scared and battered. My hopes the wind done scattered. Snow has friz me, Sun has baked me,
Looks like between 'em they done Tried to make me
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