As climbers we all know that reaching the summit is often only half the battle and in many cases the return trip is more dangerous. We turned around and headed down. We soon arrived at the top of the ice section to watch a group of unprepared hikers fumbling their way up the ice.
As soon as we dropped our packs at the campsite I pulled out my phone and found that we had enough service to send a text. I quickly messaged our location, situation, and general plan to my wife. I let her know that I would check back in shortly. It took me about 20 minutesContinue reading “Cold Redemption Part 2 of 3”
Disclaimer- If you are looking for long, super steep, and exposed back country runs this info will likely not help you much, as these are found mostly well outside the Philly area day trip range. The next step in my Flatlander splitboard project is to start scouting out and reporting back on some “local” backcountryContinue reading “Step 2 Finding “Local” Powder”