What's in this Area?
The North Shoulder is a little bit more mellow, and is often the backup option for people heading up there. You ski almost along the ridge on the north side, back down towards the pumphouse basin. The north shoulder is generally a little bit sheltered and the snow is a little colder, but it is also windblown.[more]
Geissler offers a couple of lines to ski, with options for other easily connected descents in the area.
How to Get There
There are a couple of ways to approach Geissler, by either skinning up from the west side of Highway 82 up the valley, or up the continental divide, descend Twining, and then head up to Giessler. This mountain is a two peaked mountain, with Giessler West and East.