Baker Pillows — Not for Sleeping

Post by blogger | March 8, 2011      

I was able to tear my self away from school to partake in the epic storm cycle that the Baker area has been enjoying the past week. The avalanche danger was vicious, so we stuck to the trees and pillows. One of the many reasons I decided to move to the Pacific Northwest for school was legends of endless pillow lines. Saturday I lived the dream. We didn’t get any pictures that involved turning, and I think I’m okay with that. Enjoy.

Skyler starts the day off right

Zack likes what he sees

Henry shows off his pink skis

The sun came out for a few minutes, but it didn't stop snowing.



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19 Responses to “Baker Pillows — Not for Sleeping”

  1. marolt March 8th, 2011 11:01 am

    Well that looks fun!!

  2. Marc March 8th, 2011 11:27 am

    Where in the Baker BC were you? Swift creek? Also, I’m a little disappointed that your Anti Spam Quiz to post this question doesn’t recognize “powder” as a valid answer!

  3. Lou March 8th, 2011 11:40 am

    Hmmm, I thought powder was in there! I’ll have to check. You guys sure keep me working!

  4. tester March 8th, 2011 11:43 am


  5. tester March 8th, 2011 11:44 am

    Marc, you must have had a glitch, word “powder” works for me… Lou

  6. Louie March 8th, 2011 11:48 am

    Well, some people in the world don’t live where it snows constantly, so they have ski on stuff other than powder sometimes, we try to be sensitive to that here at 😀

    Unfortunately i’m sworn to secrecy, so the location shall remain undisclosed.

  7. Zachary Winters March 8th, 2011 12:41 pm

    Nice shots Louie! And thanks for keeping the goods top secret!

  8. Henry Hagood March 8th, 2011 3:44 pm

    Waahoooo! If only skiing pillows was as good for our bodies as sleeping….More endorphins released skiing though!

  9. Brian H March 8th, 2011 3:49 pm

    Nice…I guess you gotta go north for the kind of snow that gloms like that. Anybody ever had those type of lines in Colorado? Maybe a spring storm?

  10. Doug Mavor March 8th, 2011 4:29 pm

    Where is Skyler’s snorkel?

  11. Gregg C March 8th, 2011 6:52 pm

    Nice pictures Louie!!! You are certainly getting after it while you become educated.

  12. Lou March 8th, 2011 7:34 pm

    Do you guys use those Avalungs to help with college induced sleep apnea? Want to do a gear review?

  13. Mark W March 8th, 2011 9:05 pm

    Awesome stuff as always. Great photos, Louie.

  14. Christian March 9th, 2011 1:44 am

    Hmpft :evil:, no wonder there are different preferences regarding equipment around the world…
    Not one day of good powder for me this year…powder skis are collecting dust 🙁

  15. Jason March 9th, 2011 12:06 pm

    i need POWDER!

  16. I sell stuff but want free advertising March 9th, 2011 2:23 pm

    Those are some awesome pictures. Looks like some great fun.

  17. Pablo March 10th, 2011 8:11 am

    I think that could not be real…
    saddly its imposible to ski that kind of terrain here in spain, so I can’t belive that it exist. Grrrr

    Great Pics!

  18. Sani March 15th, 2011 2:31 pm

    Whoa! These pics top anything I’ve done and /or even SEEN! I’m impressed.

    I just went skiing in Aspen and loved it. But didn’t see this kind of opp.

    I look forward to skiing in Baker Pillows. Where should I stay there? Any suggestions?

  19. casey September 11th, 2011 4:34 pm

    icy handrails and steeztights 4 lyfe boiiiiii. easside. word up sonnn.

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