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  • Mount Gillespie - hike/scramble (October 2022)
  • Cougar Mountain - hike/scramble (October 2022)
  • Barn Bluff (Red Wing, MN) - hike (October 2022)
  • Mount Steele - hike/snowshoe (November 2022)
  • American Mountain (attempt), Hunter Lookout - hike/snowshoe (November 2022)
  • Belcarra Mountain - hike (November 2022)
  • Oyster Dome - hike (November 2022)
  • Mount Thom & Cilliwack Mountain/Hillkeep - hike (December 2022)
  • Frenchman Mountain (Las Vegas, NV) - hike (January 2023)
  • Rolley Peak/Lookout - hike (January 2023)
  • Round Mountain - ski tour (February 2023)
  • Blowdown Peak - ski tour (February 2023)
  • Silverdaisy Mountain - ski tour (March 2023)
  • Spearhead Glacier/Husume Coulior - ski tour (March 2023)
  • Cowboy Ridge/Peak 2026 - ski tour (April 2023)
  • Slahanay Peak - hike/scramble (April 2023)
  • American Mountain & Mount Lincoln - hike/snowshoe (May 2023)
  • Mount Mclean Attempt, Red Rock Trail, Dragons Back Trail - hike (May 2023)
  • Stawamus Chief (South, Middle & North) - hike/scramble (June 2023)
  • Flint & Feather - hike/scramble (June 2023)
  • Goat Ridge (Squamish) - hike (June 2023)
  • Grouty/Mortar Peaks - hike/scramble (June 2023)
  • Pebble-to-North Creek Traverse incl. Pebble, Thiassi, Wesley & Sugus - hike/scramble (July 2023)
  • Mount Truax - hike/scramble (July 2023)
  • Blackcomb Buttress - rock climb (July 2023)
  • Whitecap Peak - hike/scramble (July 2023)
  • Mount Hanover - hike/scramble (August 2023)
  • The "Long Traverse" incl. Long, Tynemouth, Arrowhead, Tabletop & Anemone - hike/scramble (August 2023)
  • Armchair Traverse - hike/scramble (August 2023)
  • Snowspider Mountain - hike/scramble (September 2023)
  • Mount Trorey - hike/scramble (September 2023)
  • Macleod Peak - hike/scramble (September 2023)
  • Ben Lomond - hike/scramble (September 2023)
  • Mount Killam & Gambier Island - hike (September 2023)
  • Lone Goat & Snow Camp Mountain - hike (September 2023)
  • Isollilock Peak - hike/scramble (October 2023)
  • Manson - Hatfield Traverse - hike/scramble (October 2023)
  • Gargoyles & Columnar Peak - hike/scramble (October 2023)
  • Opal Cone and Lava Glacier - hike (October 2023)
  • Park Butte (WA) - hike (October 2023)
  • Trappers Peak (WA) - hike/scramble (October 2023)
  • Rattlesnake Ledge (WA) - hike (November 2023)
  • Sauk Mountain (WA) - hike (November 2023)
  • Mount Daniel & Pender Hill (Sunshine Coast) - hike (November 2022)
  • Mount Dickerman (WA) - hike (November 2022)
  • Winter's End (Verona Peak) - hike/snowshoe (November 2022)

*As of 12/02/2023


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March 2012

Agata, Troy, Ed and I enjoyed a rippin' day with Ken and our pilot Cainen out on the Silver Star Massif back in March of this year. With temps in the 20's and over 16" of blower from top to bottom on each of our 11 or 12 ~3500' runs, this was every bit the heli trip we had hoped for!

This wasn't my first time up on Silver Star, but not until this heli trip did I realize how big the terrain out here really is. Needless to say, there are lines aplenty descending either into Silver Star or Varden Creeks alone, let alone the numerous other zones within NC Heli's tenure. Rest assured, there's no shortage of shred-worthy terrain at their disposal. What else can I say other than...I WILL be back!

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March 2013

Our second season with North Cascade Heli and as before we lucked out with amazing snow and great weather. We also had the opportunity to fly much farther west this time all the way to the national park boundary. I can't even begin to describe how awesome it was to be shredding big lines around all the familiar peaks and valleys where I've been climbing all these years!

Zones we flew in include: Varden, Silverstar, Snagtooth, Swamp Creek, Fisher, Black, Lyell/Frisco & Cutthroat. Oh yeah!!

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March 2014

And so concludes one of the lousiest Northwest snow seasons in recent memory. A winter's worth of pow riding mostly compressed into the month of March. Win some, lose some I guess. Thankfully there was North Cascade Heli to the rescue, salvaging the season with a couple glory days of Cascade nirvana. I can't praise and thank the NC crew enough for keeping the doors open and taking us on another grand tour of their proverbial backyard! Save our seats for next March please...

Zones we flew in include: Silverstar (Glacier, Burgundy, Cariboo), Big Snagtooth (Amy's), Swamp Creek (Stairstep), Tower, Fisher Pass, Lyell, Cutthroat (Gotcha), Early Winters (Liberty Bowl, Spire Gully), Gardner (Gardner Glacier), Kangaroo Ridge (Cosmic Blast, The Notch, Mambo, Kangaroo Bowl).

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