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christensent
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New To Snow Wheeling

Post by christensent » Mon Dec 29, 2014 9:45 pm

Moved back to Washington this summer after school and bought a new Rubicon and built it up specifically for snow wheeling. Running Hutchinson double beadlocked 35" MTR's. Been out a few times, nothing quite like driving up a snowy mountain at 4PSI and never spinning once.

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(Thanks to the jeep that drove by and pulled me off the Denny Creek exit. Got to air down before getting stuck, doesn't do a thing after stuck in ruts. And not go alone. That's where this forum comes in!)

Most people consider winter an off season, but I'm in it for the snow!

Otherwise, I'm out in the mountains climbing. Primarily into glacier climbs (finished the five WA volcanoes this summer), ice climbing, snow hiking, winter backpacking, and anything that involves water in the solid phase.

Looking to combine the two this winter for some climbing in hard to access places.

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Re: New To Snow Wheeling

Post by Nobody » Mon Dec 29, 2014 10:15 pm

Welcome to the forum! Some (most) people have no idea what they are missing. Congrats on the climbing the volcanos. I'm still trying to get up one :tongue: I'd love to see some of your trip reports.
WINTER IS HERE

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Re: New To Snow Wheeling

Post by n16ht5 » Tue Dec 30, 2014 7:17 am

We need pics of the five volcano summits in one summer.

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Re: New To Snow Wheeling

Post by christensent » Tue Dec 30, 2014 7:49 am

Oh, I merely finished them this summer... took 3 summers to complete.

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Adams

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Baker

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Glacier Peak (the best peak)

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St. Helens, although you'd never know it from the picture. I don't ski (to be fixed this Saturday at Steven's!) so I brought a sled and had the craziest sled ride ever. Too dangerous to repeat, but worth doing once.

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Finished off with Rainier.

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Re: New To Snow Wheeling

Post by Nobody » Tue Dec 30, 2014 8:29 am

Love it! :cool:
WINTER IS HERE

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Re: New To Snow Wheeling

Post by Fubar » Sat Jan 10, 2015 6:30 pm

Nice stuff!

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Re: New To Snow Wheeling

Post by n16ht5 » Tue Jan 13, 2015 9:57 am

nice. I've been getting spoiled by skis, there's not much motivation to climb anything if I can't ski it now :)

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