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Trip Report
Trip Date:
Off-Trail skiing
Trip name:
Piggy Plus - Burstall Col

It didn't look good. 1cm new on a hard crust. The rambler's persevered.

Up through the trees into a creek drainage. We were exposed to avi hazard from the sunny side.

Wednesday hit 10C look what came down

When looking up the barrel of a gun make sure it is not loaded.

It was just below zero ,snowy and very cloudy.

We travelled single file through the creek drainage and Cathy led us up to a safe treed bench lookers right ( shady side)

Up and over the debris

Carl led a perfect traverse back into the drainage above treeline in lower angled terrain.

We finally gained the summit

The col

Bill making nice turns off the Piggy Plus col

Happy tracks happy coordinator

The reward 5 inches of new on a firm base , easy turns , flat light.

I got a sunburn through the thick clouds.

Thanks To Bill and Carl for the photos .

Participants: Sim, Bill, Carl, Ed, Cathy, Jim, Brian.