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Whistler

March 2015

Part 7 - Couloir Extreme & Bird Feeding

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At the top of one of the entrances to Couloir Extreme...

 
CE 1

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This entrance was a little too sketchy in the conditions, so we tackled it from a different point...

CE 2
 
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Dave dropping into Couloir Extreme...

CE 3
 
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We couldn't leave without a final hike up to the top of Flute...

Flute Summit
 
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On Redemption Ridge...

 
Me

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Dave...


Dave

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Andy & Neil snapping a tree...


Tree Neil & Andy

 
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The tree...

Tree
 

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Putting it all on show...

Me
 

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Neil, Andy & Dave at the top of Lesser Flute Bowl...


Group

 
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Dave claiming the high ground...

Dave top
 

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Looking down into Cheakamus Lake from the top of Symphony Chair...


View

 
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Sharing my lunch with the local Whisky Jacks...

Bird 1
 

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Coming in for more...


Bird 2

 
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Post
 


 
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Longhorn

Nachos on the terrace at the Longhorn...



Nachos
 
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Espresso Martini in the FireRock Lounge...

Westin 1
 
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Westin 2
 
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The slope as we left on the last morning - the finishing apron of snow had retreated quite a bit in the time that we were there. Not a vintage snow season for Whistler, but it still held plenty of fun up top...


Lower slopes




 
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Leaving the Tantalus...

Tantalus
 

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Neil's nemesis outside the chocolate shop in the village...


Bear
 
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Vancouver Airport

Still amazingly quiet...


Vancouver 1
 
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  Vancouver 2
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Vancouver 3
 
 
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That only leaves the question... where to next year...
 
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