Rich Henke is one of the most experienced SMS members. He has done many outstanding ski mountaineering trips. He has written many trip reports for the Mugelnoos. Somehow too few made it on this website so far, possibly because they were all private trips. I have scanned most of his Mugelnoos reports from the last ~15 years and put them into one collection. They should be inspiring to read and to follow (if you can).
Every person develops his or her style of ski muntaineering. It seems to me that Rich likes to ski long ridges, rarely visited mountain ranges, passes and places. His tours are challenging by SMS standards. His companions are usually long-time friends who are strong and experienced. With a small homogeneous group you can do more ambitious trips than on a typical SMS trip. Nevertheless, some trips could be done by advanced SMS members, too.
The SMS is very grateful for Rich's contributions to our sport of ski mountaineering. Many will enjoy to read the reports and some may get inspired to do them or similar trips.
Below is a list of his trip reports. Just click on the highlighted titles and the report will open.
Probably more to come...
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