Some Off Piste’rs from Hood River posted a nice trip report…
Some pics of recent hut tours with fantastic snow and weather…
We’ve had an awesome start to the season. Several groups have broken in the hut with a mix of great ski conditions, good food and good friends.
Final details of the Raven Yurt were dialed over a pot of warm chili.
The fresh snow opened up some of the better ski terrain.
Hopefully 8+ chords gets us through the winter… plenty in reserve if we underestimated. Thanks to the hard work of our friends!
Three Creeks Lake is gorgeous right now, with a foot of cold dry powder covering the landscape. We finally dried in the main kitchen Yurt and have one of the wood stoves crank’n. We now have a clean dry work space to start building furniture and dialing out the insides.
Thanks to an awesome crew and months of preparation, we hauled our new Yurts, sauna, flatbed deck and woodshed panels up to Three Creeks Lake, their new winter home. We were blessed with a fresh coat of snow at the end of our push.
The doors needed windows…so why not make the windows be the eyes of an owl and a raven torch cut from sheet metal? They are not simply art, they double as the door’s crossbucks.
The first of two Yurts is standing…in town. The structural parts of the second Yurt (rafters, center ring, cable, door jam, lattice and snow-load studs) have been milled and are ready for a test assembly. The center ring required asking our tools to make cuts they’re not designed for. After selecting, milling, shaping, drilling and […]