Hypodermic Needle, Thunder Ridge

The Needle is a scenic line, Arya would approve. //  [o]   @bjarnesalen

The Needle is a scenic line, Arya would approve. // [o] @bjarnesalen

 

Elevation 10702” 3261m

Aspect: East

Vertical: 2300’

Coordinates: 40°54’35”N 111°73’14”W

First descent: Unknown

“Steep couloir skiing in the Wasatch at its finest.” (FCSDofNA)

Fear cuts deeper than swords.
— Arya Stark
After a quick jaunt to the deserts of Nevada, the crew returns to Utah for a long walk and narrow ski. The goal, to ski a line that many have gawked at but few have gone to. Joining up with Cody is Pep Fujas, who fulfills a dream 16 years in the making and Ian Provo, a Wasatch backcountry ninja.