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Kit Deslauriers - First female to climb and ski Grand Teton solo

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As reported by Powder, Kit Deslauriers was the first female to climb and ski Grand Teton solo on June 6th 2013!

 

Go Kit!!

http://www.powdermag.com/stories/giving-soccer-moms-a-new-name/

Photo cred: Good morning, record setter. Kit en route to the summit. PHOTO: Kit Deslauriers

 

 

 


Edited by Trekchick - 6/8/13 at 5:35am
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that is bad ass! icon14.gif

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F'n awesome!!! And humbling - she is so bad ass.
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Wednesday, June 5
5:30 p.m.: Coach kids soccer team
7:30 p.m.: Arrive at trailhead and hike to snow line
10:00 p.m.: Go to bed in tent

Thursday, June 6
2:00 a.m.: Wake up
2:30 a.m.: Hike through punchy snow
5:30 a.m.: Reach the bottom of the technical climb up Stettner and Chevy Couloirs
6:30 a.m.: Top out at Chevy, began climb up Ford Couloir
7:45 a.m.: Top out at Ford Couloir, take in the view
8:45 a.m.: Ski down Ford (half of which hasn’t softened up yet). Do four double rope rappels done Chevy and Stettner. And ski TeePee Glacier slush, dodging all the wet slides.
2:00 p.m.: Arrive back at the car.
3:00 p.m.: Pick the kids up from school.

I wonder who cooked dinner that night?
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Not quite like doing the Kangamangus campout and Tuck trek and ski.

 

That is way out of most peeps league, Go Kit !!!

 

Nothing beats scaring the shit out of yourself. Though I confess to having given up that part of skiing after my last visit to Big Sky in 2002.

 

I NJoy being 58 and mostly in one piece these days. ;-)

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Formidable!

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Originally Posted by Bob Lee View Post

F'n awesome!!! And humbling - she is so bad ass.
I wonder who cooked dinner that night?

 

I'm sure Rob was quite capable of handling that.

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