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Whistler

March 2015

Part 2 - Harmony, Spanky's & Border Cross

Days 2 and 3

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Day 1 - Whistler

Morning rendezvous at Blacks for our athlete's breakfast...
 

 
Breakfast

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Blue skies beckoning...
 

Village
 
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Plenty of snow up at the top of Emerald - it got a bit ropey just below the start of Emerald chair...
 

Dave
 
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Neil at the top of Harmony...
 

Neil Harmony
 
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Some fool and Black Tusk in the distance...

 

 
Black Tusk

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Dave arrives...
 
Dave arrives

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On Harmony Chair...
 

Chair

 
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Day Two - Blackcomb

Bird sculpture and Black Tusk view at the top of Symphony Chair...
 

Top of Syphony
 

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Spanky's Ladder...

We took a route across Garnet Bowl and dropped into Ruby Bowl
 
Spankys
 
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Spanky's entrance...
 
SL
 
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At the top after the slippery climb up...
 
SL top
 
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Neil in Ruby Bowl...
 


Neil Ruby
 
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Wavy Davey...
 


Dave Ruby
 
 

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Ahoy there Mr. Jones...
 

Andy Ruby
 
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At the bottom, with Ruby Bowl behind, not the fluffiest of descents and an interesting exit onto the glacier...
 
Group 2
 
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Neil, Dave & Andy...
 
Group glacier
 
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Got milk?
 
Dave glacier
 
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Rather more water on the glacier than on previous visits...
 
Glacier
 
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At the bottom of the Glacier Run-out...
 
Group sign
 
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Group sign 2
 
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Border Cross

Narrow lead over Andy after the penultimate bend...
 
BX 1
 
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Too wide - Andy overtook me shortly afterwards...
 
BX2
 
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Dave after an earlier tumble in the compression...
 
BX3
 
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BX4
 
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Evidence of a forest fire from Crystal Chair...
 
Tree
 
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Neil taking care of business at the GLC...
 
GLC
 
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