Southern Belle

Heather and I along with our friend Jaren visited the southwest side of Bell Mountain on May 1st. We found plenty of snow, stable conditions in the morning hours before the heat set in, and had a good time skiing the southwest couloir from just below the summit dome.

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Approaching the southwest face of Bell Mountain

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Good climbing conditions in the southwest couloir under blue skies and bright sunshine

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Fun technical ski terrain in the southwest couloir

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Letting the skis run on the apron after being confined to narrow spaces in the couloir above

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Heather pointing up toward the southwest face and our ski line

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Heather surfing big terrain as we make our way into the Left Fork of Black Creek

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