As always conditions dictate whats available to you in the mountains. After a hit or miss scenario for the first 3 weeks of our trip finally the weather and snowpack stared to lock in. An extended week long high pressure enabled us to start exploring some new zones.
Kent McBride and Friends find something new
Erik Leidecker he was on fire
SEABA part-owner and lead guide Scott Sundberg AKA Sunny getting the goods
Sunny was taking full advantage of the conditions
its a great feeling when your surrounded with quality people!
Erik Leidecker… one of 72 IFMGA mountain guides in the US, co-owner Sawtooth Mountain Guides Idaho, operations manager Sun Valley Heli Ski, student of the illusive facet… all around good guy
Erik doing his thing
Lel Tone… avalanche forecaster Squaw Valley Patrol, lead guide Chugach Powder Guides, level 3 avy, certified EMT, instructor Institute for Avalanche Research (AIARE), licensed blaster in California… all around bad ass
Lel doing here thing
Kent McBride… one in a very select group of guides who holds UIAGM and IFMGA certification in rock, alpine and ski mountaineering… Kent knows how to show his clients the goods
Reggie Crist… 10 years World Cup downhill US ski team,1 time olympian, 5 consecutive podiums at X-Games, 15 years heli ski experience in Alaska, accomplished in a Kayak and on a surfboard, basically the guy you want sitting next to you in the heli
with this kind of crew things are bound to go your way!
Stay tuned next week for part 3