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  Perazzo, June 16, 2014, One
(The first 7 out of 14 patches skied.)

This was a recon ski mission day. I'll add a quote from the movie Heartbreak Ridge. Profile: "Recon platoon kicks butt!"
While two skiers, Spence and Stev, don't make up a platoon, we had a successful day of ski recon. We found and skied on 14 different patches. We also took note of other skiing possibilities for future trips.
After driving close to an hour on mostly unmarked dirt roads we spent another hour and a half hiking to find patches to ski.

Here is a portion of a topo map that show the area we explored:

We skied near the peak marked as 8740.

Spence hiking past 8740 on the way to snow patches:
Spence

Spence starts down on our first run of the day:
Spence

Stev starts another run:
Stev

Spence:
Spence
Spence

Spence making fresh soft-serve tracks:
Spence

Stev completing soft-serve 8's...
Stev
...and hiking out for more...
Stev

Stev on the next patch:
Stev

Spence navigates between micro-cliffs:
Spence
Spence

Spence hiking out for more...
Spence
If you look closely, you might be able to see the first seven patches we skied.

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