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The womb of Macpherson

Great day to be out in the mountains. Cloudy, snowy and occasionally almost sunny. I headed up Macpherson at 715 am and headed towards the summit. 3.5 hours and 6000 feet later I was there. A perfect 10 cm lay on top of our older snows, carvable and fast and definitely sloughing off steeper terrain. Alone and free I shredded the womb top to bottom, grabbed a lunch and headed back up.

The second run off from just below the summit was better than the first. I went steeper and the snow seemed even better. Keeping a keen eye on my slough I had a great time shredding down.  So much fun to go out and ski around fast and free.


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Reader Comments (2)

We're planning to traverse the Gold Range from south to north this spring, finishing on Begbie or Macpherson. The womb looks to be the classic open line down from the alpine - any thoughts?
February 5, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterStewart

There are many options depending on where you end up. Feel free to email me ggghill@hotmail.com for some info. I have never done the traverse but I have skied almost all of it on day trips. Super cool, wild terrain down south. I can send photos to help.
February 5, 2010 | Unregistered Commentergreg

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