Saturday, January 28, 2012

Bottomless Powder

I'm calling it the best day of the year!  Others call it "epic"; "bottomless"; "today was as good as it gets"; and "DEEP!"  Turnagain Pass received about 30"+ of loose, low density, bottomless, unconsolidated snow last Sunday/Monday.

Today we reaped the benefits of that storm by setting the skin track and breaking trail with JD and B-real.

-15F at the truck, we made quick time, little stops and hammered it out until we got into the sun.  And a lot of folks gave thanks!  I actually had one guy say "we should have to pay a toll".

This was your toll:  First Tracks!

The sock monkey gave me good luck on a phenomenal day.  But he didn't keep my feet warm.  I returned to the truck walking on two blocks of east coast ice.  Riding the "Mattawatts".
Justin and I after tending to our crops....(get it? farming our turns!)
I've got two weeks break to help a friend a build a cabin, and drill.  Gotta love it!

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Blogger Unknown said...

Thanks again for the "best day of the year" skiing. Looking forward to the next outing in search of deep pow! JD

January 28, 2012 at 7:05 PM  

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