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03-02-2014 12:53 PM
wrathfuldeity
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sometimes with traffic a goat trail gets formed about 10ft left of where argo's son went in, you don't have to air in at all. best part is once your in your golden for a steepass deep pow run that if you get there early has some untracked lines and a pretty long runout til you hit the traverse out

to the left in this pic is S&S couloir, that one has a mandatory 20 footer into it, no more no less or your eating rocks, skinny double fall-line landing with speed. never done SS, but i've watched skiers drop in from above and that is some hairyhairy business

If I ever get to Jackson on a good day, the rollover looks very doable for this old geezer...4-5 turns and cruising the runout....I'd imagine some corn in the spring would also be very fun.
03-02-2014 10:38 AM
CassMT sometimes with traffic a goat trail gets formed about 10ft left of where argo's son went in, you don't have to air in at all. best part is once your in your golden for a steepass deep pow run that if you get there early has some untracked lines and a pretty long runout til you hit the traverse out

to the left in this pic is S&S couloir, that one has a mandatory 20 footer into it, no more no less or your eating rocks, skinny double fall-line landing with speed. never done SS, but i've watched skiers drop in from above and that is some hairyhairy business

03-02-2014 12:05 AM
Argo You can roll into it, it's still a free fall for a little bit. That snow and ice face under the skier in the first video is like 12-15' right now and you can edge about 5' of it..... Steep landing so either be in control of your speed or ready to go full on balls to the wall down the lower face. The landing would be great for big air. If it's clear on our next trip my kid wants to flip it. He doesn't ever flip anything that he hasn't riden numberous times unless it's in a nice park. He actually preferred rolling into this switch for some reason.... The first time we did it I was like wtf..... Our skier friend bailed and couldn't sack up for it....
03-01-2014 10:17 PM
wrathfuldeity Idk...never been, but have seen vids where you drop big air into Corbets...but it looks like you don't have too do any big air drop...is that correct?..at least that is what it looks like from Matt's vid. If that's the case...looks sweet...I'd be lapping that gash...sweet snow conditions...who needs to be able to see...let it rip.
03-01-2014 07:48 PM
vajohn Man, I just got back from there also. Wish I saw that vid before I went, so I could have tried it myself--didn't know where exactly Corbets was located and thought it was probably a bit more extreme than that. Pretty intimidating up there with 10-15' visibility not knowing where you're going.

First time there myself...one of my favorite places so far. Hardly spent any time on groomers the whole 5 days, except when traversing. Got some really nice runs hiking over to headwall and from the spider crawl above bridger over to crags area. Hobacks area was pretty sweet, as well as the area next to it straight down from laramie bowl. The backcountry stuff that was easily accessible--like rock springs and cody--seemed to actually get tracked out much faster than the inbounds hikable terrain.

Need to get myself in better shape before next time, lots of hiking required to get the most out of your experience out there. Wore myself down pretty bad and managed to catch a nasty chest cold on my way out.
03-01-2014 07:07 PM
Argo I did 3 laps in the morning Tuesday, these were in the afternoon. If I had never been there, I would have turned around and got back on the tram. The visibility was like 15 feet in the morning and the wind was gusting up to 60mph. Intense for sure.

Jackson is one of my favorite places mow, everything is steep. I'm looking forward to big sky in early April. That place looks insane too.....
03-01-2014 06:15 PM
t21 Nice vid on that drop, your son sure have cajones did you tried that too?
03-01-2014 05:45 PM
CassMT probably one of the gnarliest chutes in north america...my buddy used to drop off that left side ledge, 40 footer into the middle when conditions were primo...kudos to your son, that is some nutwrenching shit to stand above
03-01-2014 05:31 PM
neni Ughn that drop in is pretty scary! Considering the fact that on vids everything looks flatter... just wow.
You're kid's and awsome rider

BTI: I'd be like that skier at :50; staring down the drop, mesmerized, and then happpily back off to let your kid go first
03-01-2014 05:26 PM
linvillegorge Nice vid, but damn I had to mute it about 30 seconds in.

I really gotta get up to JH.
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