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Archive for February, 2009

Heli-girls trip with Anne and Michelle

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

 

Thanks to the gals with the Crystal Mountain connection for coming out for a day of heli-assisted ski touring with us on Monday. Good times, good turns, big smiles all around.  

 

 

 

The gals earning some turns

The gals earning some turns

 

 

 

getting closer to the top

getting closer to the top

 

almost time to ski!

almost time to ski!

 

 

 

tasty turns

tasty turns

 

yee-haw!

yee-haw!

 

 

Lisa enjoying the pow

Lisa enjoying the pow

 

 

Paisley pants are back, says Mary

Paisley pants are back, says Mary

 

 

always nice to get a bump from the heli

always nice to get a bump from the heli

 

 

stylish drop knee

stylish drop knee

 

 

Psyched to almost be at the top

Psyched to almost be at the top

 

 

There was some blue sky too

There was some blue sky too

 

Betz boys rip it up

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

 

 

Thanks to Ben and Joe Betz for coming out and making some turns with Fred, Syd and the NCH crew this weekend- and for sending in some awesome shots for us to share. 

 

 

ah, that's powder riding

ah, that's powder riding

 

 

 

joe in the deep

joe in the deep

 

 

 

 

Stylish wind lip slash.

Stylish wind lip slash.

 

 

 

 

 

Holy cold smoke, what a shot

Holy cold smoke, what a shot

 

 

 

 

Ben booting big!

Ben booting big!

Foxhole crew celebrates their 10th year in a row

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

 

  

Eric enjoying some turns

Eric enjoying some turns

 

Matt coming in hot

Matt coming in hot

Matt, Pete, Eric and Tim came out for their 10th year in a row with NCH. Thanks guys! Enjoy the pics from yesterday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pete enjoying some Magna traction

Pete enjoying some Magna traction

 

 

 

 

 

 

Matt enjoying some pow

Matt enjoying some pow

  

the Foxhole Crew

the Foxhole Crew

Foxhole crew on the loose

Foxhole crew on the loose

Pow train returns

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

 

 

 

tasty tracks on Silverstar

tasty tracks on Silverstar

Ullr is happier than he was in January and we’re finding the best conditions of the season right now, nice new snow with great flying weather = quality heli-skiing and riding. Pics from last week end the weekend attached for your enjoment. 

 

 

 

We’re got some good availability in though season end on March 15th, so come get some while the getting’s good.

 

 

 

 

 

Scott is glad not to be at work

Scott is glad not to be at work

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brodie finding some freshies on Silverstar

Brodie finding some freshies on Silverstar

Deep fluffy fun

Monday, February 16th, 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winter is back and has graced the North Cascades with a lovely coat of fresh. Shin to boot top powder with deeper spots and big smiles all around. We’ve still got availability for the latter half of February and into March, so call the office to book your trip today- that is if you like skiing or riding powder. 

 

 

Big smiles after some tasty Top Ramen

Big smiles after some tasty Top Ramen

 

 

 

 

 

Top Ramen was tasty

Top Ramen was tasty

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karl enjoying some fluff

Karl enjoying some fluff

 

 

 

 

 

Powder smiles all around

Powder smiles all around

 

 

 

 

Ian liking the skiing on Mt. Hardy

Ian liking the skiing on Mt. Hardy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wild Bill in the pow

Wild Bill in the pow

Thanks for the freshies, Mother Nature

Friday, February 13th, 2009

While we’re still awaiting a big storm, we have been getting enough snow up high to make the skiing fun and with some faceshots here and there. Pics from this week attached. Thanks to John, Bill, Russ and Mike for coming out and enjoying the midweek with us.

Bill enjoying some turns in the Notch

Bill enjoying some turns in the Notch

John also enjoying some turns in the Notch

John also enjoying some turns in the Notch

John enjoying freshies and sun on Fisher peak

John enjoying freshies and sun on Fisher peak

Mike making some stylish turns on Fisher

Mike making some stylish turns on Fisher


Now that\'s heli skiing!

Now that's heli skiing!

those look like powder smiles

those look like powder smiles

Magic carpet ride 711

Magic carpet ride 711

New snow = good times

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

We’re still skiing good powder. Some freshies blew in last night again.

Here’s a couple of shots from Monday for your viewing pleasure.

Chase L. dropping a knee in the fresh

Chase L. dropping a knee in the fresh

Jon S enjoying some freshiez

Jon S enjoying some freshiez

Olson crew RIPPING IT UP

Sunday, February 8th, 2009

We’ve had the Olson crew here for a great couple of days of skiing and riding- looks pretty fun out there to us!

Vern Sr. loving the Pontoons

Vern Sr. loving the Pontoons

Paul rips Kangaroo

Paul rips Kangaroo

Taking a lunch break- reservations required

Taking a lunch break- reservations required

TGR Returns to North Cascade Heli

Sunday, February 8th, 2009

Teton Gravity Research returns: Seth Morrison, Sage Cattabriga-Alosa and Todd Jones are back, along with Tanner Hall, to do some filming again this year at NCH.

Sage pillow popping

Sage pillow popping

Seth hucks ice

Seth hucks ice

Seth Morrison in the North Cascades

Seth Morrison in the North Cascades

Seth Morrison and Sage Cattabriga Alosa atop the Shooter chutes

Seth Morrison and Sage Cattabriga Alosa atop the Shooter chutes

Seth Morrison drops Shooter chute right

Seth Morrison drops Shooter chute right

Seth Morrison, Sage Cattabriga Alosa and the new heli

Seth Morrison, Sage Cattabriga Alosa and the new heli

Sage sharpens his edges

Sage sharpens his edges

Seth Morrison drops the Shooter chutes

Seth Morrison drops the Shooter chutes


More to come as the shoot progresses.

Fun and deep with the Moen group!

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

 

 

Thanks to Doug, Amanda, Tom, Greg, Larry and Mark for coming out and riding with us for 3 days this last weekend. Fuzzy sent some pics in and here they are for your viewing pleasure.

 

 

smiles all around!

smiles all around!

 

 

 

 

Beav making it look good

Beav making it look good

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Greg rocking in the pow

Greg rocking in the pow

 

 

 

 

Doug enjoying some freshies

Doug enjoying some freshies

 

 

 

 

 

Amanda loving the Obsetheds

Amanda loving the Obsetheds

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