A skiff off fresh snow, stable avalanche conditions, and recent successes on bigger lines lured us away from the roadside attractions to the central Wasatch. There's only so much low hanging fruit to go around.
When you go whale hunting, sometimes you get washed up in the surf. The final 50 feet of snow covered rock slabs blocked our passage to the summit.
For Dr. B, marriage and exciting opportunities in the Sierra and Cascades await. The Basecampers hope to visit.