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Hiram Peak/Highland Lakes, July 21, 2017

After hearing that Highland Lakes Road was drivable to the lakes, we went on a recon mission to see how much snow was left to ski.

A panoramic view of the backside chutes and bowls of Hiram Peak.
Hiram Peak

A panoramic view of Highland Lakes as seen from the hike up to Hiram Peak.
Highland Lakes

The view from the top of the run off of the backside of Hiram Peak.

Stev skiing below Hiram Peak.
Stev

Penny greets snow graffiti artist Stev near the glacial pond below Hiram Peak.
Penny and Stev

Penny swimming and splashing.
Penny

Penny splashing and yapping.
Penny

Stev skiing over to the frontside.
Stev

Stev skiing the Triangle Patch.
Stev

A self-timer photo of Stev skiing above Highland Lakes with the backside of Folger Peak in the background.
Stev

Makisha watching Stev on the Lower Patch above Upper Highland Lake.
Makisha and Stev

Makisha encouraging Stev to pond skim Upper Highland Lake.
Makisha and Stev

Stev crossing the creek in his bare feet.
Stev

Looking across Upper Highland Lake up at patches below Hiram Peak.

Looking across Lower Highland Lake at Hiram Peak.
Hiram Peak

There is still plenty of smooth snow to be skied.

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