Give Us 6 Inches, and We’ll Schuss a Meter

By:  Greg
January 11, 2011

Christian was indeed pumped to be throwing down some lines… finally!
throwing down some lines
christian throttles a line

At the bottom of every chute though was the inescapable–indeed almost mathematical–fact: another faceshot.
a mathematical faceshot

After that faceshot Ben emerged from the pow with a faint (flawed) vision of a proof. You can almost see the lightbulb turning on. Indeed, this is the expression of an enlightened man.
an englightened powder skier

It wasn’t long though before the idea was wiped clean from his mind by yet another faceshot.
a mind numbing face shot

… and then yet another! (Note: Ben assumed the official “help! I’m sinking! Throw me a flotation device!” pose in this picture.)
another mind numbing faceshot

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  1. Les
    wrote on January 11th, 2011 at 3:34 pm  

    oh, how I hate you guys so sometimes

    • Greg
      wrote on January 11th, 2011 at 8:03 pm  

      sorry dude :/

  2. colin_extreme
    wrote on January 11th, 2011 at 3:47 pm  

    great pics as usual. it must pay to know these lines so well

    still some monsters hiding beneath!

    • Greg
      wrote on January 11th, 2011 at 8:02 pm  

      yeah it helps. in certain spots we’re pretty much there, and i’ve started to charge. but i really need to know those spots. elsewhere around the mountain though still survival skiing. we’re getting close though!!

  3. chris
    wrote on January 11th, 2011 at 4:21 pm  

    Nice work guys! Wish i was getting some footy of that goodness. Hopefully it keeps coming down.

    • Greg
      wrote on January 11th, 2011 at 8:00 pm  

      yeah it would have been great to get some video yesterday. oh well… jesum. i really need to hook up with evan. i’ve been so darn busy recently feel bad for not having given him call

  4. Jesse
    wrote on January 11th, 2011 at 6:11 pm  

    Excellent stuff Greg. Indeed yesterday was a good day.

    • Greg
      wrote on January 11th, 2011 at 7:59 pm  

      thanks dude! Were you out shooting too? Another day of shooting fish in a barrel ;D

  5. Sam
    wrote on January 11th, 2011 at 6:14 pm  
  6. Porter Haney
    wrote on January 11th, 2011 at 7:04 pm  
    • christian
      wrote on January 11th, 2011 at 7:51 pm  

      i think we need to take that sit-ski away from ben. he’s stealing all the faceshots.

    • Greg
      wrote on January 11th, 2011 at 7:58 pm  

      christian this would have been PERFECT for “the shot”…. i might whip up a test in GIMP

  7. icelanticskier
    wrote on January 11th, 2011 at 9:00 pm  

    love the sno/blo. .6 gave me up to a foot on east side today. love them nwesterlies!

    nice stash g!


  8. PNW Slayer
    wrote on January 12th, 2011 at 2:27 pm  

    Why with all this powder aren’t you guys jumping off of anything? Getting too old? Do you need us to come back east and show you where all the drops are again?

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