Peak(s):  "East Partner Pk"  -  13,057 feet
Date Posted:  05/01/2014
Modified:  02/09/2018
Date Climbed:   04/25/2014
Author:  lordhelmut
Additional Members:   dillonsarnelli, benners
 SW Couloir   

What was supposed to be 3 straight days of corn skiing somehow metamorphisized in to an 11 hour Gore slog, a 9 hour tour of Crystal's North Face (aka ET's Grundle OR Al Davis's Forehead OR Satan's Taint - a quick PSA this line is NOT in whatsoever) and then nothing on sunday. But the Gores delivered, here's proof.

East Partner Classic Gore Ski










 Comments or Questions
Jay521

The second picture....
05/01/2014 16:24
... totally cracks me up.


sstratta

Small world!
05/02/2014 04:04
Those were our ski tracks you saw on the left side of the drainage - we skied this on the 24th! We climbed up the right couloir though instead of the left since it topped out closer to the summit, but skiing down we cut over to the couloir you guys climbed since it appeared to have less debris...pretty sure both couloirs had some unavoidable death cookies though. Any idea if these are called the ”Gunbarrel Chutes”? I heard someone mention that name in association with East Partner, but not sure if they were talking about the SW face.


Elliot

Nice one!
05/02/2014 13:08
So much to ski on the east side of that range. I've heard the twin chutes on skiers referred to as the gunbarrel chutes as not sure what's correct



   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. 14ers.com 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 14ers.com and the report author(s) with respect to any claims and demands against them, including any attorney fees and expenses. Please read the 14ers.com Safety and Disclaimer pages for more information.




© 2021 14ers.com®, 14ers Inc.