Give Us an Inch, and We’ll Schuss a Foot

By:  Greg
January 9, 2011


We did our homework last week, and as a result were able to harvest some New England alpine powder. The skiing was sublime but nerve racking, and required every last bit of our avalanche smarts to ensure safety.
avalanche smarts

As reported by the MWAC conditions were highly variable, and isolated pockets were the biggest concern. The theme of the day was safety… and properly applied ski cuts.
Ben makes a ski cut

The second theme? (Safe) Powder skiing.
Safe New England Alpine Powder Skiing

Christian is happy about both being safe and riding pow.
Christian rides alpine pow

It felt good to be in some tight places with soft snow to go around. Exciting and enjoyable! A perfect combination.
Ben in a tight spot

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9 Comments

  1. VTColdSmoke
    wrote on January 9th, 2011 at 10:14 pm  
    1

    Sick shots! Thanks God for Jeremy Jones, glad to see he got you on in the BC! I’ll be riding slack country tomorrow, Smuggs is expecting 9 inches by 10 am…

  2. Adrian
    wrote on January 9th, 2011 at 11:53 pm  
    2

    Wow, great shots as always.
    It makes me wonder why I wasn’t out there somewhere…

  3. Chickenmeatball
    wrote on January 10th, 2011 at 9:08 am  
    3

    pioneered last season? you a hater?

  4. Greg
    wrote on January 10th, 2011 at 11:31 am  
    4

    I’m just joking around chicken. Settle down ;)

  5. Anonymous
    wrote on January 10th, 2011 at 12:08 pm  
    5

    Nice work safety first….. I watched some people make turns up there on Saturday threw some high powered binoculars….. must of been you guys

    • Greg
      wrote on January 11th, 2011 at 10:30 am  
      6

      probably. were you up high or down low? Thanks for checking in…

      and yes… SAFETY FIRST.

  6. Sam
    wrote on January 10th, 2011 at 11:12 pm  
    7

    Christian has pink pants? Unstealthing yourself?

    • Greg
      wrote on January 11th, 2011 at 10:29 am  
      8

      HA! He finally got some famous internet schuss coursing through his veins… it took awhile but now there is no turning back :P

    • christian
      wrote on January 11th, 2011 at 5:24 pm  
      9

      pink isn’t stealthy?

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