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The Nipple, "B-Cup Chute" July 2, 2017

I returned to the "B-Cup Chute" with my friend MJ since it skied so well four days earlier (and Blue Lakes Road was still closed at the fourth gate.)

MJ in front of a triple waterfall on our approach.
MJ

We started with a few warm-up runs on the upper ridge.
MJ starts down the upper ridge...
MJ
...and continues down the upper ridge...
MJ

Stev starts down the upper ridge...
Stev
...continues...
Stev
...further down...
Stev

MJ taking another run...
MJ
...and skiing further down...
MJ

MJ skiing "B-Cup Chute"
MJ

Stev skiing "B-Cup Chute"
Stev
Stev

Stev slarving down our exit path, which also seemed to be an avalanche path based on bent and cleared trees along with areas of debris-like snow.
Stev

MJ
MJ

Stev skis out.
Stev

It was well worth a return trip to this magical place.

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