2/19/2012: Apocalypse Couloir, Prospectors Mountain, GTNP

Once again, Becca and I found ourselves making the trek up to Jackson for a three day weekend. With a bit of new snow and a relatively stable snowpack we planned to hit some bigger lines with our friends Aaron and Simon.  Lately, Colorado has been plagued with instabilities and we’ve been seeing plenty of these which is why I haven’t had a blog post since my last trip to Jackson:

Natural Avalanche on Berthoud Pass

On Sunday morning, Aaron and Becca woke up feeling a little queazy…mostly due to my cooking the night before. But they managed to rally and we were hiking by 7:30AM. Our objective for the day was the Apocalypse Couloir off of Prospectors Mountain. In the picture below, the line goes up and left from the center snowfield, hidden from view.

Photo by Simon

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