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The Nipple, September 17, 2017

Recent overnight temperatures dipping below freezing helped us in deciding to ski the sun warmed, somewhat softened, south facing slopes on the backside of The Nipple.

Penny and Stev skiing above Lower Blue Lake.
Penny and Stev

Spence tries out a new form of kiteskiing.
Spence

Penny leaps after kiteskier Spence.
Penny and Spence

Penny follows Spence on another run.
Penny and Spence

Penny and Stev heading down the "Boreal Patch."
Penny and Stev

Two consecutive self-timer photos of Penny, Stev, and Spence.
Penny, Stev, and Spence
Penny, Stev, and Spence

Spence spraying smooth corn snow above Lower Blue Lake.
Spence

After skiing three runs on the "Boreal Patch," we took two more runs on the first backside patch.

Stev following Penny.
Stev and Penny

Spence skiing above Lower Blue Lake.
Spence

Penny following Stev.
Penny and Stev
Penny and Stev


Skiing the backside of The Nipple was the right call.

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