Went out Saturday to explore some of the zones between Jake’s and Rubicon Peaks. I figured at least it would be the last view of the lake I’d get for a while.
One zone we skied. Entered the cirque skiers right of the peak, on the prominent bench. The Straightline looks good to go, just kinda hard to scope the run-out. You either had to hike up to check out the run-out, or just wait and see what it looked like from halfway down the chute.
I’d always dismissed this area as a tree run, but we found tons of worthy stuff. Good snow for exploring chutes that “almost certainly” went through, too. About eight to ten inches of stable pow up high. A little thin down low.
Can’t wait to go back now that I know the lines, and with some more snow too. Look for some POV shots whenever it stops snowing. No rush though…