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My ski tracks down the second half of Session's Peak Run.
May 3, 2019 near Woods C…, UT
My ski tracks down the south shoulder of Session's Peak.
May 3, 2019 near Woods C…, UT
At the summit looking back the way I came.  Not a very good shot as the convexity of the mountain here hides the technical part of the ridge.
May 3, 2019 near Woods C…, UT
Saw lots of bus-sized cornices.  Stay well away from them!  Also, it would have been so nice to have crampons here.  I decided not to bring them last-minute.  Dumb.
May 3, 2019 near Woods C…, UT
The crux of the ridge.  Hard to do with skis on your back.
May 3, 2019 near Woods C…, UT
Your first view of Rocky Drainage (sometimes called Rocky Basin, but it's not really a basin.)  The line I favored from the peak followed the drainage to the right side of the picture.
May 3, 2019 near Woods C…, UT
Skin away from the dirt/rocks, yes, but don't skin too close to the edge of the cornice line!
May 3, 2019 near Woods C…, UT
In spring, you boot the dirt until you find snow, then start skinning.  You may have to transition between walking and skinning a few times before the snow becomes consistent.
May 3, 2019 near Bountiful, UT
Another small stretch of skiing that can be done while making your way back down Farmington Spine.
Apr 20, 2019 near Farmington, UT
Summer down there, winter up here...except that it was hot as blazes the day this was taken.
Apr 20, 2019 near Farmington, UT
Here are some turns I made while getting off the ridge-line above Rice/Mud bowls.
Apr 20, 2019 near Farmington, UT
This is the start of the daunting task of getting your self down the entire Farmington Spine.  You can ski everything that is snow from here to the end of the snow, except for one spot needing a transition.
Apr 20, 2019 near Farmington, UT
Looking down/across rice Bowl from just below the cornice line.
Apr 20, 2019 near Farmington, UT
This was taken after skiing a good way down Rice bowl. Lots of great ski terrain here; it's just so hard to access.
Apr 20, 2019 near Farmington, UT
My tracks in Mud bowl. Notice the star was under the cornice line. Not a good place to be unless you believe things are not yet unstable.
Apr 20, 2019 near Farmington, UT
Typical of my camera, the part I wanted to show is the only part washed out.  I could see massive roller-ball fragments from a few days ago.  Notice the corniced ridge line.
Apr 20, 2019 near Farmington, UT
This is one option for carrying your skis and boots.
Apr 20, 2019 near Farmington, UT
Here you can see my skin track some squiggles I made, but just barely.
Apr 20, 2019 near Farmington, UT
Here you can see the dense forest of gamble oak and scrub oak you have to get through before reaching Farmington Spine Run. Near the end it's not too bad as it becomes quaking aspens.
Apr 20, 2019 near Farmington, UT
Beyond the tree the slope rolls over into a nice run down the spine.
Apr 20, 2019 near Farmington, UT
Wiggling my way down the spine.
Apr 20, 2019 near Farmington, UT
Believe it or not, my ski tracks are in this photo, but my camera sucks.
Apr 20, 2019 near Farmington, UT
A view of BD12 on the approach.
Mar 28, 2019 near North S…, UT
My tracks down BD12 as I re-ascend to get out.
Mar 28, 2019 near North S…, UT
A view of the massive wind-drift atop Big-Drop 12. Big-Drop 1 seen in the background.
Mar 28, 2019 near North S…, UT
Looking back up at Mark's Ghost West after finishing my 3rd lap.
Mar 28, 2019 near North S…, UT
Looking up near the bottom of Mark's Ghost West.  There are open pitches of snow up above the trees.
Mar 28, 2019 near North S…, UT
Bountiful area is notorious for short runs and long, brushy approaches. Don't wear your Tiffany's purchased ArcTeryx or it's likely to be destroyed.
Mar 23, 2019 near North S…, UT
This was taken from the top of the cone looking north.  Runs drop from the peak seen on the ski-line into the Lake Desolation drainage, but they are steep and much more avalanche-prone than PP3.
Mar 9, 2019 near Alta, UT
On wet snow days, getting to the top of the cone may be a bit of a challenge.
Mar 8, 2019 near Alta, UT
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