I finally get around to skiing Tucks.On a weekend trip to Montreal, I (rent a car and) drive down to Mount Washington to ski Tuckerman's Ravine. It is steeper than expected, so I didn't exactly style it, but I didn't wipe out. I did the Lip and most of the Right Gully.
- Dave, ready to go
- Left Gully closeup
- The Chute
- Alone on the hill
- Dave, starting the descent towards Pinkham Notch
- Dave in the shadow of Tuckerman's Ravine
- Waiting for free ice-cream in Montreal
- Pinkham Notch, again
I've been here a lot of times, but not recently.
- Summit picture
14x power! You can see the antennas.
- Alpine Ice
- Patrick, ready to go
This is 20 minutes from the cabin. Good sign of progress.
- Ascending skiiers
Not quite as crowded as Blue Mountain, but still lots of people.
- Top of The Lip
- HoJo's, plus poodles.
Check out the 2 matching poodles.
- Hillman's Highway
- Patrick in front of HoJo's
- Base of Tuckerman's Ravine
- Some Quebecois skiiers at the Lunch Rocks
- Crowds going up to the Lip
- Tuckerman's Ravine
Dude left a ski halfway up and rolled several times.
- plam, atop Lip
Gee, it's steep.
- Taking a breather
More of a psychological breather than a physical one.
- Jump turns!
Yep, it's steep.
- Initiating a turn
- Second run: Ascending Right Gully
- Descending Right Gully
- Wildcat view
- Looking towards Pinkham Notch
- Bottleneck on Sherburne trail
Please, move aside if you're taking a break.
- Skiing Dog
This dog was descending as fast as the skiier, by jumping.
- Pinkham Notch crowd
- Creek near Pinkham Notch