Adventure

Dead Dog Couloir

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Big Butt and Skinny Butt heading toward Torrey's to ski the Dead Dog Couloir, the prominent gully descending from the right of the summit.

Big Butt and Skinny Butt heading toward Torrey’s to ski the Dead Dog Couloir, the prominent gully descending from the right of the summit.

We walked to the snowline in sneakers, then booted up the chute with axes and crampons.

We walked to the snowline in sneakers, then booted up the chute with axes and crampons.

You can take the bro into the mountains, but you can't take the mountains...whatever.

You can take the bro into the mountains, but you can’t take the mountains…whatever.

Professor Emeritus Mark Lesh makes a living seeking out slashable shoulders throughout the Rocky Mountains.

Professor Emeritus Mark Lesh makes a living seeking out slashable shoulders throughout the Rocky Mountains.

Nothing caps off a fun ski like a locally brewed Pils—in this case a Mama's Lil Yella by Oskar Blues Brewery.

Nothing caps off a fun ski like a locally brewed Pils—in this case a Mama’s Lil Yella by Oskar Blues Brewery.

Lesh points out that which we just skied. Parking lot beers followed shortly thereafter.

Lesh points out that which we just skied. Parking lot beers followed shortly thereafter.