Skiing the Jewel

12 10 2010

Saturday Boone, Dan, and I headed to Girdwood to ski the Jewel Glacier.  We started our 10 mile, 3500 ft elevation gain (after 3 laps) in the clouds, which quickly gave way to sunshine!

View from the Jewel. Crystal Lake and Crow Pass.

Boone booting up towards the Jewel.

Dan booting up with a view towards Girdwood.

Looking back towards Crystal Lake and Crow Pass.

 

View of the Milk Glacier.

Dan skiing down the Jewel Glacier.

We decided to head towards the Raven Glacier, but the Havocs got worked on some rocks below the Jewel. It’s still early season 🙂

Boone climbing back from the aborted attempt at skiing the Raven.

Boone descending towards Crow Pass.








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