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Brian Kalet (Admin)
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Gender: Male Location: Fort Collins, CO Birthdate: 1980-06-10
Basin Mountain, CA - 3/22/08 9 Years, 4 Months ago  
Access from Reno, NV
US 395 south
CA 168 west
Buttermilk Road west to snow closure

Chelsea Morgan and I skinned up Basin Mountain to Basin Couloir, then booted up to the top of the couloir. I scrambled up fourth class rock to the summit; no one signed the register since August. We skied the couloir finding variable snow; powder to a variety of crusts, then found some good corn flakes on the lower mountain.
Elevation: ~6000
Distance: ~5.4 miles
Time: ~6:40

Line. Photo & Annotation: Brian Kalet

Mount Humphreys. Photo: Brian Kalet

Chelsea Morgan skiing Basin Couloir. Chelsea is to the far right; this illustrates the magnitude of the terrain. Photo: Brian Kalet

Brian Kalet skiing Basin Couloir. The summit looms overhead. Photo: Chelsea Morgan


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