East Ridge of Panorama Ridge


 

Trip Details
Mountain Range: 
Mountain Subrange: 
Attained Summit?: 
Yes
Trip Date: 
Sunday, March 11, 2018
Summit Elevation (m): 
2,545
Elevation Gain (m): 
1100
Round Trip Time: 
5.50
Total Distance (km): 
18.00
Quick 'n Easy Rating: 
Class 2 : you fall, you sprain your wrist
Difficulty Notes: 

Without snow I'm sure this is simply a hike. On skis or snowshoes there is some avalanche terrain but it's mostly avoidable.

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Trip Report

After skiing to the summit of Mount Field the day before, I was ready to enjoy another perfect winter day on skis before returning back to the drudgery of another work week in the concrete jungle. Since I haven't been out much on the snow sticks this winter, I was certainly feeling a bit stiff the evening before! On our drive to Mount Field, Wietse had pointed out the East Ridge of Panorama Ridge to me and I thought it was the perfect winter solo ski objective for elevated avalanche conditions - provided I could drag my butt out of bed early enough.

 


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Comments

Man, that looks like a lot of fun. What would you say is the ratio between climb and downhill time?

It is a short, fun trip with great views. I'd say the ratio between climb and downhill on skis was around 4:1 or 5:1? :)

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