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The Fifty Project - Mt. Washington

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I've been following Cody Townsend since he started the Fifty Project, a project to ski the fifty most iconic and classic backcountry lines in North America. There are some really great videos of earlier trips.

Today's episode of Mt. Washington just dropped. Check it out.

 

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22 minutes ago, GrilledSteezeSandwich said:

The fact that a Rocky Mountain extreme skier travelled to the east coast is huge. 

He still has another line on the east coast to knock off.

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5 hours ago, GrilledSteezeSandwich said:

In the chic chocs?

Nope, well north of the chic chocs. Polar star couloir on baffin island. Seems like a logistical nightmare to get to, let alone time correctly for favorable conditions. I'd guess it'd have to be a late spring mission when the chance of new snow is low, but i'm not the one tackling these so what do i know.

 

https://fatmap.com/30907/Other/ski_tour/routeid/131846/Polar_Star_Couloir_

45452.jpg?auto=format&fit=max&h=800&ixli

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5 hours ago, Shadows said:

Drives a new ranger. Cool dude.

Watch the whole series... it’s honestly what changed what i want out of skiing and then to watch him ski the zones i call my happy place.

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6 hours ago, Justo8484 said:

Nope, well north of the chic chocs. Polar star couloir on baffin island. Seems like a logistical nightmare to get to, let alone time correctly for favorable conditions. I'd guess it'd have to be a late spring mission when the chance of new snow is low, but i'm not the one tackling these so what do i know.

 

https://fatmap.com/30907/Other/ski_tour/routeid/131846/Polar_Star_Couloir_

45452.jpg?auto=format&fit=max&h=800&ixli

Further the adventure better the ski. 

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On 3/4/2020 at 4:28 PM, Shadows said:

Drives a new ranger. Cool dude.

Someone with a Ranger needs to build a rig on theirs...

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On 3/4/2020 at 10:37 PM, Nipples said:

Further the adventure better the ski. 

My cousin and I looked into going here, just getting to Baffin is difficult and to there is pretty complicated. You gotta get hooked up with some native peoples and then they can ferry your ass out there to sleep on the ice. It's the middle of nowhere but legitimately the middle of nowhere. 

There is a peak up there that has been summited by only two Canadians, nobody goes to baffin. 

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8 minutes ago, AtomicSkier said:

Cody Townsend is @GSSucks's twin brother.

I am way sicker and get way radder than him, I cant even believe hes a pro. 

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10 minutes ago, AtomicSkier said:

Cody Townsend is @GSSucks's twin brother.

Does he make his own skis? Didn't think so. @GSSucks is more core. 

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