Sun and Snow… wait what?

By:  Sam
October 28, 2010

Allen made a sweet video of the day’s activities:

With a close eye on the weather, Allen, Brian, and I headed up to Skyline Divide on what looked to be the best weather day of the week. After seeing the way the snow was coming down during our outing on monday, we had to get out on wednesday as the storm tapered off.

We started with some light calisthenics:

A bit of hiking yielded the ridge, which offered a good overview of the days ski-options:

We started on south facing slopes, they were OK in the morning, but we could tell that they would be the first to be ruined by the heat and sun. Brian, enjoying his first pow turns of a new season:

Allen would have enjoyed the snow, had he bothered to ski it.

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  1. Lionel Hutz
    wrote on October 28th, 2010 at 8:03 pm  

    That is why WE SENT YOU WEST!!!


  2. powhounddd
    wrote on October 28th, 2010 at 8:57 pm  

    Hats off. Thank you for the stokeage!!!!!!!

  3. christian
    wrote on October 28th, 2010 at 9:05 pm  

    nice one doods! 1:44 in the vid…OMG!!

  4. Greg
    wrote on October 28th, 2010 at 9:33 pm  

    real good! love how the FIS have spread out and COVERED this snowy earth

  5. K_C
    wrote on October 29th, 2010 at 9:14 am  

    cha-ching! looked like an awesome day

  6. Porter Haney
    wrote on October 29th, 2010 at 9:46 am  

    Wait a minute. Powder skiing. Sunny days. Big smiles. That doesn’t look any fun at all.

  7. natron
    wrote on October 30th, 2010 at 4:43 pm  

    very nice!! 3rd to last pic on 3rd page def. captures the deep feeling!!

  8. bushman
    wrote on October 31st, 2010 at 9:36 am  

    beautiful video and pix. thanks. you handled deep stuff well for 1st runs–were yard sales deleted? Looks like top of VT getting some snow tonight. Hiking today to prepare. Keep posting shots–they’re great.

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