Earning October Grand Targhee Turns Video & Photos – October 8, 2011 – The Teton Sessions Season 2 Episode 1  

by Than Volk | Jackson Hole Videos, Photos, The Teton Sessions Season 2 | October 8th, 2011 | 2629 Views | Comments

After yesterday’s bushwhacking on Teton Pass, I decided to head all the way over this hill this morning to see how well the slopes of Grand fared. I met up with Cassie in Driggs and by the time we got to ’s , it was already clear they’d gotten substantially more. There was probably 8-12″ down low, versus the 2-3″ inches Teton Village picked up. We were able to follow a track from yesterday two-thirds of the way up , but had to break trail to and along the ridge to the top of from there.

We stopped at the overlook just below the for photos and to take in the views. We made it to the top in less than 2 hours, where it was and there was closer to 18″ with drifts in excess of 2 feet. We made our way down the lift line toward before hitting the cloud layer and heavier snow in the gully near , laying down–as far as we could tell–the first turns of the from the top. While it’d already begun to settle, the snow on the main fall line was surprisingly fun. I lightly clipped a few , but couldn’t tell the difference between the new and old shots on my skis by the time we got back to the . Don’t miss the photos below the fold as well.

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The usual photos:

Cassie Laying Down Her Of The Season

The View Toward The Top Of From The Parking Lot

Cassie’s Having A Blast

Grand, Middle & South Tetons

With In The Background

Looking Deep Into The Tetons

My Tracks Down Wild Willie

The Near The Top Of Fred’s Mountain

Thinner Down Low

More Bushy Cover

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