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Winter Mountaineering

Algonquin

Armstrong

Basin

Cascade

Colden

Dix Mountain Wilderness

Giant

Gothics & Pyramid

Lower Wolfjaw

Nippletop

Saddleback

Santanoni Mts.

Whiteface

Wolfjaws

 

Mountaineering - Worlds of Stone

Big Slide area

Basin

Cascade & Porter Area

Cliff & Redfield

Colden

Colvin/Blake - Dial/Nippletop Ridge

Dix Mountain Wilderness

Giant & Rocky Peak Ridge

Gothics & Pyramid

Great Range Traverse Derivations

Haystack

Hurricane Irene-Related Slide Catalog (a partial list)

MacIntyre Range: Algonquin, Wright, Iroquois & Boundary

Marcy

McKenzie Wilderness

Saddleback

Santanoni & Seward Ranges

Sentinel Range

Skylight

Street & Nye

Wilmington Range

Whiteface

Wolfjaws

 


Slide Resume: Photo albums, mosaic reference photos & videos

*RatingspaceSlidespace(Times on Slide) ~ Album/Mosaic/Video

* Don't take the star ratings as gospel. The quality is subjective; 1 star doesn't mean it isn't worth the climb. Keep in mind that mossy rock is part of the climb on some slides. Wet conditions will change the difficulty significantly.

Irene Related Slides

Mountain

     Slide Details

Algonquin

  • Enlarged a slide in the Northeast Bowl (44°8’49.2”N, 73°58’53.7”W) and stripped Wright Brook’s streambed.

Basin
            
            

  • Created the Northeast Shoulder slide (44°7’18.4”N, 73°52’33.6”W) on ESE aspect of NE shoulder.
  • Multiple new and enlarged slides in Chicken Coop slide array (44°7’34.6”N, 73°52’52.3”W) on the N aspect of Basin’s NE shoulder.
  • Created NW slide (44°7’21.0”N, 73°53’36.9”W) on Basin’s NW summit.
  • Created several small slides (44°6’59.2”N, 73°52’44.6”W) on Basin's ridge S of the East Face. These slid into East Face run-out (44°7’5.5”N, 73°52’36.5”W) which was stripped to the  Northeast Shoulder slide runout.

Blake

  • Created three new slide tracks low on ESE aspect (44°4’45.8”N, 73°50’15.9”W).

Cascade

  • Created Cascade slide (44°13’16”N, 73°51’59.1”W) on NW aspect from pre-existing “T” shaped slide.

Colden

  • Created the Trap Dike slide (44°7’48.1”N, 73°57’44.2”W) on NW aspect near summit.
  • Trap Dike stripped of vegetation from 3,850’ in elevation to Avalanche Lake.
  • Enlarged Cruciflyer slide (44°8’11.4”N, 73°57’32.8”W) in NW gully enlarged to trail.
  • Created small slide (44°8’9.3”N, 73°57’38.2”W) on NW aspect of NE Shoulder.
  • Created Colden Cooler slide (44°7’51.8”N, 73°57’10.3”W) on NE flank of Colden’s NE Shoulder.

Dix

  • Added a tributary (44°4’51.6”N, 73°47’2.6”W) to the north of old Beckhorn slide on E aspect of mountain.
  • Created Buttress slide (44°4’58.3”N, 73°47’58.6”W) on W aspect of Dix’ SW buttress.
  • Enlarged Hunters Pass slide (44°5’3.6”N, 73°47’39.3”W) on W with two small tributaries along S edge.

Giant

  • Enlarged Putnam Brook slide (44°9’53.4”N, 73°44’8.4”W) below Giant’s NW shoulder.
  • Enlarged Northeast slides (44°10’3.0”N, 73°43’8.9”W)—new tributary on W side and enlarged E tributary.
  • Enlarged Tulip slide (44°9’23.7”N, 73°43’43.8”W) in WNW aspect in the W cirque).
  • Enlarged Eagle slide drainage in W cirque (44°9’31.2”N, 73°43’31.3”W).

Gothics

  • Created NW aspect slide in Orebed slide array (44°7’38.2”N, 73°51’55.0”W) E of Orebed Trail.

Lower Wolfjaw

  • Enlarged Bennies Root Canal slide - new tributary descends N from summit; stripped runout NW to Johns Brook.
  • Created tributary Khyber's slide; runs NW to Johns Brook.

Macomb

  • Enlarged multiple slides W/SW of summit (44°3’2.6”N, 73°47’6.9”W).

Marcy

  • Created a small slide (44°6’39.9”N, 73°54’53.4”W) between the East Face slab and Grand Central slide.

Saddleback

  • Created the Catastrophic Chaos tributary of the Back in the Saddle slide (44°7’39.5”N, 73°52’25.1”W).
  • Created a slide (44°7’40.2”N, 73°52’19.1”W) to the E of the Back in the Saddle slide.
  • Created several smaller slides (44°7’39.1”N, 73°52’13.2”W) between Back in the Saddle and the Orebed slides.
  • Orebed slide (44°7’45.1”N, 73°52’4.1”W) on NNE aspect enlarged from a minor pre-existing exposure; intersects the Orebed Trail.
  • Created three slides (44°7’14.8”N, 73°52’8.8”W) on SE aspect of Saddleback’s S ridge.

Tabletop

  • Created a slide on NNE aspect (44°9’17.8”N, 73°54’23.8”W) centered between Tabletop and Phelps Mountain. Old slide track had regrown.
  • Created a slide S of Howard Mountain on NE aspect of ridge (44°8’56.6”N, 73°53’21.2”W).

Upper Wolfjaw

  • Enlarged Skinny slide on NW ridge along its E side (44°8’35.5”N, 73°50’37”W).
  • Enlarged the Wide slide on NW ridge (44°8’48.1”N, 73°50’54.4”W). New slab was exposed at the bottom and along E and W sides of upper slab. Runout intersected the Range Trail and Southside Trail.
  • Created a N aspect slide (44°8’54.4”N, 73°50’40.3”W) between Skinny and Wide slides.
  • Created Beaver Brook slide (44°8’13.7”N, 73°50’38.5”W) on S aspect. Runout turns E.

Wright

  • Created new Angel slide (44°9’21.5”N, 73°58’1.9”W) on NE aspect adjacent to and NW of the 1999 Angel slides.

Wilmington Peak

  • Created Cooper Kill slide (44°26’1.6”N, 73°50’26.8”W) on NE aspect. Runout turns E.
  • Created small slide (44°25’59.5”N, 73°50’27.0”W) adjacent to headwall of Cooper Kill slide.

 

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