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Split’s North Face

Split's North Face

It is one of California's big mountains, colorful, complex, and consequential, and for ski mountaineers, it holds not one but several of the range's most coveted lines. (more)

Split Mountain

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Huge, huge day on Split yesterday—we skied the north face right off the top of the north summit, then down into the Red Lake basin right beneath the east face and the (more)

Split Mountain – South Face

Split Mountain - South Face

Originally our objective was a fiercely ambitious loop in the Williamson area, but conditions didn't look favorable, or maybe we just weren't stoked about putting in that much (more)

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