Bariloche, Argentina Backcountry Report: Sunburns, Bootpacks, Oreos, & Smokey Powder

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Greggy. Run #2. image: snowbrains

Today, we headed straight into the backcountry of Cerro Catedral in Bariloche, Argentina – right after skiing a cat track with fun dogger (see our instagram story).

We initially accidentally ended up doing some “extreme” skiing in an icy chute with a sketchy exit that was all no fall zone.

I didn’t know it was going to be so icy.  My bad.

We then booted up a powder filled chute that skied like a dream.

Greggy hiking up. image: snowbrains

From there, up to Alaskita where we left the spines alone (they were sun cooked and we didn’t wanna hurt ’em) and skied smokey powder on the south face.

A long walk back up to the powder filled chute for lap number 2 there.

Halfway through the walk,I stopped and ate an entire sleeve of Oreo cookies and didn’t share.

Greggy. Run #3. image: snowbrains

Then back up and over to Cerro Catedral and home.

Greg got sunburned.

Excellent day.

Lonely. Miles. photo: greggy

FORECAST:

image: snow-forecast.com, today

PHOTOS:

Greggy hiking up run #1. image: snowbrains
Tracksss. image: snowbrains
Nubes chair. image: snowbrains
Run #1. Greggy. image: snowbrains
Looking into Chile. image: snowbrains
tracks. image: snowbrains
Run #1. Gregus. image: snowbrains
Towers. image: snowbrains
Greggy walks. image: snowbrains
Puntiagudo, Chile. image: snowbrains
Catedral ski resort. image: snowbrains
Greggy. image: snowbrains

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