Originally Posted by wrathfuldeity
calling out baker
its small, slow lifts, over rated snow, no night life, no service from the lifties, tons of local dirtbags...that track out goods within minutes, usually very poor visibility and bad flat light, has 4 cross traffic areas, narrow cat tracks, long drive, lots of places and ways to die...avy, treewells, headers, cliffs...often 1 or 2 inbound fatalities per year.
That's exactly what I love about Baker on those rare occasions that I make it up there. You just need to hook up with some locals to get the knowledge on the goods. I blew off the Slalom one year and just rode deeeep pow with the boys up there and it totally changed how I view that mountain.