Mar 262013
 

A foot of new snow, cold temps, low wind and a hardy group of men from the north provided the necessary ingredients for a phenomenal week in the Sawtooth Mountains. Guides: Joe St.Onge and Chris Marshall and apprentices Toby Citret and Sam Felch led the group from Bench Hut to Fishhook Yurt climbing and skiing and average of 6-7000′ a day and crossing many high passes, dropping many a perfect powder run and climbing a few peaks along the way including Thompson Peak, the highest in the range. This fun group of skiers ran High and Wild in the beauty of these mountains!

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  9 Responses to “Men of the North in the Sawtooth”

  1. Those guys look cool. Excellent photos

  2. You are so double frickin AWESOME Joe !!!!! Lookin forward to more trips. Sawtooths best Ever !!! Thanks so much for keepin us safe and pushin us past our previously known comfort zone

  3. Men of the North almost as awesome as Men of Sun Valley Trekking….serious

  4. Happy time!!!!

  5. finaley enough energy to turn computer on thanks to all for the best ski trip ever !!!going to be very hard to match or beat next year joe

  6. Waaaaaaaay too much fun…great photos….

  7. Why is everybody laughing so hard in the hut pictures was it some sort of elf joke

  8. Outstanding photography Joe, that’s what I call a five star backcounty adventure.
    Curious on the name and location of the hut? also is that the GoalZero solar lighting system?
    I think it is safe to say “The Men of the North in the Sawtooths” broke the fun barrier!

    Happy Adventures
    Glen
    Backcountry Base Camp Solar
    glenwersch.com

    • Thanks Glenn. That was the Bench Hut in the photos and we went to Fishhook yurt as well, both in the Sawtooth near Redfish Lake. And yes, that’s the Goal Zero system, which has been working greta.

      Cheers,

      Joe St.Onge

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