Peak(s):  Helen, Mt  -  13,164 feet
Date Posted:  02/20/2014
Date Climbed:   02/18/2014
Author:  jmibarra
 A Great Day to be High   

Snow fell, the skies cleared, the sun rose, and a fun local winter 13er was skied.
Check out the full trip report here....

Hope you enjoy! Here are some teaser pics...





Thumbnails for uploaded photos (click to open slideshow):
1 2 3 4

 Comments or Questions

02/20/2014 17:14
I've been meaning to ski that line myself, just was never sure about snow coverage. Thanks for increasing my list


02/20/2014 21:51
Great that you got it with good snow. From the top! How was the stability in the narrow gully leading to the upper slopes?

One of the good things about Mt. Helen is that it has relatively easy access and mellow slopes, compared to other peaks in the area. I've never had a bad ski day up there but not all of them are from the top.


Thanks Guys
05/09/2014 12:30
We didn't see any signs of instability throughout the entire tour. The snow quality of course was better towards the bottom of the face but the stratugi up top wasn't rock hard either so it was a great ski from top to bottom! Holy Father Dyer! Thats another spring line on the list as well

I was really surprised that I have never been up here before given the mellow slopes and easy access. At only 2 hours to summit and 2700ft of skiing, I will definitely be skiing this line more in the future!

   Using your forum id/password. Not registered? Click Here

Caution: The information contained in this report may not be accurate and should not be the only resource used in preparation for your climb. Failure to have the necessary experience, physical conditioning, supplies or equipment can result in injury or death. and the author(s) of this report provide no warranties, either express or implied, that the information provided is accurate or reliable. By using the information provided, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless and the report author(s) with respect to any claims and demands against them, including any attorney fees and expenses. Please read the Safety and Disclaimer pages for more information.

© 2021®, 14ers Inc.