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Looking to Fill Spots on Wallowa Mountains Backcountry Ski Yurt Trip Feb 11th-16th (Norway Yurt)

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Nick Nelson · · Detroit, OR · Joined Jan 2018 · Points: 0

Hi all, due to a few folks bailing I have some open spots on a trip to the Norway Yurt in the Wallowa Mountains, NE Oregon. Dates are Feb 11th-16th; head in Sun morning and out Fri afternoon. The total trip cost is $312.50, not including food or booze. BYOB and everyone will be responsible for 1 group meal+their own lunches. 

The trip is self-guided and has a total of 12 spots, 8 of which are currently filled. We're a mix of laid back, fun, and experienced skiers from mostly NE Oregon and Idaho. We range from late 20s to mid-30s. All are welcome as long as you have some decent mountain time/ski touring experience and can get along with a bunch of other like-minded skiers and outdoor enthusiasts...which shouldn't be hard to do! Due to working in the area for a number of years I am quite familiar with the area (during the snow-free seasons) and one of the individuals coming has a few hundred days of collective Wallowas touring time.

The snowpack has been a little subpar most of this winter, like much of the west, but has been greatly improving over the last couple weeks and with a very promising forecast ahead. We will, however, almost certainly be dealing with some persistent weak layer type problems that may limit us a bit. But, I have no doubt that there will be lots of great skiing and exploration to be had! 

Yurt location:'41.2%22N+117%C2%B012'05.4%22W/@45.0447838,-117.2036817,677m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m17!1m10!4m9!1m3!2m2!1d-117.2006712!2d45.046385!1m3!2m2!1d-117.2126124!2d45.0426275!3e0!3m5!1s0x0:0x0!7e2!8m2!3d45.0447798!4d-117.2014932

More info/photos regarding the yurt itself:

The yurt itself is a double decker and includes the requisite sauna. 

If at all interested feel free to respond to me with a post on here, at, or by texting/calling me at 503.962.0023.

Hope to hear from some of you,


Nick Nelson

Nick Nelson · · Detroit, OR · Joined Jan 2018 · Points: 0

Still looking to fill a couple spots on the trip. With the 11th rapidly approaching, I could be willing to cut folks a deal and "subsidize" the cost by a compelling amount! 

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