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Whistler

March 2015

Part 4 - Blackcomb Glacier - Day 4

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Crevasse exploration complete, it was time to ride down in the sun...

 
Blakcomb galcier

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At the boundary for the hikes up the other side...


Me glacier
 
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Transceiver checkpoint...

Boundary
 
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We decided to take a regular route down and all was lovely, until we hit the run-out 'piste' - it was the grabbiest, iciest run-out I think I've ever ridden - it was a relief to unclip and walk out.

Me approaching the bottom with board held aloft...


Glacier bottom
 
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Another happy rider hikes out...

 
Glacier bottom 2

 
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The valley was stunning in the sun though...

Glacier bottom 3

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Dave arrives...


  Glacier bottom 4


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Back to 7th Heaven...

7th Heaven
 
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Inukshuk, Whistler Mountain & Black Tusk...

Inukshuk
 
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All of the above and Dave too...

Inukshuk & Dave
 
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Getting in on the act...

Me




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Neil & Dave on the top of 7th Heaven...

Neil
 
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Watching the Fire & Ice show from the Longhorn terrace...


Fireworks 1
 
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Not bad I suppose!...


Fireworks 2

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Fireworks 3

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A little round of Burt Reynolds shots to finish the evening...

Burt Reynolds

 



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