Halloween Costume

By:  Greg
October 31, 2011

But ultimately October’s duds were all that were needed to keep us rocking and rolling all day long.
partying in october's duds

partying in october's duds

partying in October's duds

partying in October's duds

KC smiled like a kid on Christmas this Halloween…
smiles abounded

…and Jake got faceshots like Ben Peters in VTah.
faceshots abounded

For those of us who didn’t wear a costume of our own, October brought plenty of pet powder goat masks to share.
powder goats abounded

But ultimately this October shindig was only a simulacrum of the true season ahead.
a simulacrum of the true season ahead

Indeed, no face-paint could douse the bigger pock marks just yet.
the bigger pock marks

So to round it all out, we had to resolve to enjoy the party for what it was: October skiing.
October Skiing

Thanks for reading FIS! We hope you got to enjoy October’s little charade! If not, git out there; I hear November’s still a bit hungover.

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  1. bushman
    wrote on October 31st, 2011 at 9:39 pm  

    no shame in getting twigged-up into a face-plant in this stuff. It’s pre-season twig-riding, great to do it, pay the price for forgetting physics for a split second. Just some cold stuff down the back, instead of stitches in the head–speaking from experience. Great clips.

  2. rangerjake
    wrote on October 31st, 2011 at 10:57 pm  

    What…shit dude, party’s over? Man, my head is bumpin. What happened last night? Ew, what is this crap all over my face?

    No, that girl in the white? She looked so good. Seriously? Stubble? Dude, please don’t tell anyone. You took pictures? C’mon man. I know, this has happened before. I was just desperate, it has been so long since she left me in May. I just wanted it so bad. I told her I would do anything for her. Even wake up a 4am! Man I am a sucker.

    Would I do it again? Hell yeah.

  3. Brian
    wrote on November 1st, 2011 at 9:21 am  

    Great pix!!! What a great way to kick off the season. The previous weekend I was hiking and scoping out some winter lines down here in PA. Never thought I would be riding 15 inches of cold smoke the following weekend under blue bird skies. Gonna try and squeeze one more day of silly skiing on lunch break today before the 50 degree temps finish it off. Lets hope there’s more to come! Can’t wait to get back up VT soon.

  4. Joann
    wrote on November 1st, 2011 at 3:08 pm  

    Very nice.
    Although I am little peeved the Adks were not on the Halloween party list.
    Great pics.

  5. Skimohr
    wrote on November 3rd, 2011 at 10:43 pm  

    Great shots. It looks like Hike-o came through for you guys. We’re hoping for a dusting tonight to freshen things up. It’s getting a bit thin out there. Maybe we’ll see you at Barn Bash Friday eve…? Thanks for sharing. – Brian

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