Powder, Couloirs and the Heaven’s Gate Exit Couloir

| April 5, 2012

Bandwidth is slowing to a crawl here, but it was another fantastic day in the Wrangell-St. Elias range..

Allison Schwam on the mid morning powder run.

Paul contemplating the exit to a nice couloir.

Let the games begin.  After a 1,500′ powder headwall, the exit gully begins.

Halfway through the best 5,000′ exit gully in the world.

Category: Trip Reports

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Andrew McLean lives in Park City, Utah and is a gear designer, writer, photographer, ski mountaineer, climber, Mountain Unicycle rider and father of two very loud little girls.

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  1. Douglas says:

    Thanks Andrew, that was great to see that stuff up there. Looks like you had a great trip. So lucky to get it in those conditions.


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