Boot packing up Thunderstruck
Ice Axe Blake
Blake takes a moment before plunging his Ice Axe back into the snow for purchase on the steep Thunderstruck Couloir.
Femme Fatale chute
Mike skis the chutelette called Femme Fatale off Cardiff ridge
Thunderstruck Couloir Cardiac Ridge
A tight couloir with a steep 48-degree pitch.
When skiing and Rock Climbing become one in the same. Thunderstruck Couloir
The entrance to the Heart of Darkness Chute
Mike drops into The Thunderstruck Chute
Blake slays the Little Feat chute on the way back from Thunderstruck couloir. Cardiff Ridge.
Sorry Blake, snowboarders are not allowed on the hallowed slopes of Alta & Mount Baldy.
48 degree tight Thunderstruck Chute
Boot packing Blake
Mount Superior Mineral Fork
Approaching the Choke
Mike skis down and approaches the choke of Thunderstruck chute. After picking out his route, he straight lined the choke and skied it like a hero.
Painting Femme Fatale
Turned this photo into an Oil painting. Mike skis the chutelette called Femme Fatale off Cardiff ridge.
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