🇺🇸 No-summit days should also be documented and celebrated (no matter how frustrating and disappointing they are). So here is our Mt Hood journey: after a not-so-exciting approach along ski slopes, we reached out the crux of the climb bright and early, saw the bergschrund and the Pearly Gates from afar, suddenly got engulfed in clouds and decided to turn around. It’s not always the easy decision when you are so close; but the mountain will still be there and I am hoping for better views next time we get up there. On the bright side, we got some training done so that must count for something.
🇫🇷 Les jours sans sommets doivent aussi être célébrés; même s’ils sont décevants et frustrants. Notre aventure au Mt Hood peut se résumer en: après une marche assez peu intéressante le long de pistes de ski nous sommes arrivés au passage clé de la voie tôt et en forme. Nous avons pu voir la rimaye et les pearly gates de loin quand tout à coup nous nous sommes retrouvés dans le brouillard et avons décidé de faire demi-tour. Ce n’est pas la solution la plus facile à prendre aussi près du sommet; mais la montagne sera toujours la et je compte sur de meilleures vues la prochaine fois. Et puis au moins on a pu s’entraîner.
It has take a lot of work and planning, but we have embarked on a new venture in the Timberline Summer Terrain Park world. We are now operating the Timberline Freestyle Training Facility! Located on Palmer, the goal is to cater to professional athletes and advanced riders alike. The additional cost to access this park is $29. With a 22’ super pipe, a large jumps, and a handful of large advanced features all on a handle tow operating from 10am-3pm! Come check it out!
We’re staying in the hotel where The Shining was shot (the outside scenes at least) and we’re feeling good. No, better than good, STRONG :) Mia had no idea why I hyperventilated when I saw the place, my youth fears are not hers. Overcoming the Omg of arriving and realizing it’s the very setting that the movie and #book Made “evil” appealed to my inner and outer transformational mama self to “overcome.” An adventure and a little rebellion against the eebie jeebies induced by the resplendent and horrifying mind of @stephenking for traumatizing my childhood—oh wait, it was my cousins’ fault for showing me the twisted film...way too early! -today here we watched a beautiful wedding, breathtaking sunset, and a lot of happy humans milling around in the snow. We’re good. #theshining#timberlinelodge@timberlinelodge@simonandschuster#oregon#travel#momlife
Cool video of lift maintenance working on the Palmer lift. This lift is buried in snow most of the winter and runs most of the summer. Rime ice (frozen water vapor) collects on the haul line and must be removed to prevent damage to the cable and towers.
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Just because Palmer isn't running doesn't mean the work stops up top. Here the Lift Maintenance Crew is deicing Palmer to prevent any unnecessary damage. #timberlinetruth#timberlinelodge
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Hood's elevation is 11,245 feet. Timberline Lodge is located at 6,000 feet. Silcox Hut is at 7,000 feet. The highest operation point is the top of Palmer at 8,540 feet
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FYI aircooled porsches don't run as well at elevation 🤔