Unskied Lines #6: Caroline Face, Mt. Cook
A close look at the unskied peak of Caroline Face on New Zealand's Mt. Cook
[Ed's note: Don't miss the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh installments of our Unskied Lines series.]
The first time Andrew McLean saw the Caroline Face of Mt. Cook, on the South Island of New Zealand, he was looking at a post card. He couldn't believe the potential ski line: roughly 6,000 feet of perilous turns down a steep, broken, beautiful glacier -- on one of the hemisphere's most famous peaks. The best part? No one had skied it.
By the time McLean ...
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