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Off the Back of Back P or Mt P to Guthega

Discussion in 'Perisher' started by Undies, Jul 10, 2007.

  1. Undies

    Undies Pizza! Ski Pass: Gold

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    I've been meaning to do this for the last few years, but have consistently been thwarted by Mother Nature. Has anyone here done it, and if so, how was it?

    (My apologies for spoiling these if they are normally secretive runs)
     
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    Meh, its one of those do it so you can say you've done it kind of runs.

    Dont do it unless you know where you are going.
     
  3. SimonInAustralia

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    Very average run, not much of an angle to it.
     
  4. steeps

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    Yes - done it a couple of times. Long flat run out to Guthega - more scenery than anything exhilarating.

    With Devils Playground opening today, I'd do that off the top of North P to bottom of the Ridge if you are of good standard.
     
  5. 3decks

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    Just watch the creek at the bottom, its still not covered in properly.
     
  6. Undies

    Undies Pizza! Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hmmm, thanks for the tips.

    How is it that the trail map is claiming double diamond for the double trouble area? Is it a particularly difficult grade of flatness?

    Will ski it next time I'm up and post some pics for future ref.
     
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    D-eye Photographer and skier Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    to convince the punters not to go out there and get lost [​IMG]
     
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    Like the others have said... don't do it in anything less than perfect weather and visibility. VSG did a map on the route a few years back, but in hindsight, will not re-publish it. Catch a lift instead. [​IMG]
     
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    I've always wondered about it - I can see where it is on the map but I can't picture it in real life...

    Interesting you say it isn't that steep..!

    (Oh, and Hobber noticed you talking the third person VSG... [​IMG] )
     
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    VSG Id agree, its probably wise.

    I ran into one lost soul on the walk out from Paralyser last weekend that was hiking away from the resort. Poor soul was lucky to see us coming down the face and heading out in the right direction.

    It wasnt a friendly day out there and even I had hestiations despite being able to navigate the area with my eyes closed.
     
  11. Undies

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    VSG, absolutely. I have always avoided it due to the lack of perfect weather/snow, but thought that this year presented an opportunity if the sun was smiling.