[POW: Ski culture vernacular for powder snow. This isn’t about gun control.]
It SHOULD have been a powder day. Snowfalls have been better recently:
There was a brief but fierce blizzard in Summit County yesterday (Mon. 4Mar2013) with 2 major pile-ups on I-70 just a couple of miles from here, one with 25 cars and another with 29 cars.
I was in such a hurry to get to the ski area I actually drove PAST the Starbucks where I almost always stop (22s video with music):
Oh wait. That was on my way to Winter Park 13 February. It was still COLD skiing there (as it was Copper Mountain & Winter Park Skiing Update, Ski Apps and Run Tracking, 29 Jan-7 Feb 2013 ).
[Winter Park 13 February. Click on any photo to open the slideshow. Click the X in the upper left to return.]:
Stats for the day:
FINALLY, a 3-5″ powder day at Copper Mountain on 14 February. We are SO desperate for soft snow:
The Ski Tracks app by corecoders.com has a cross-country skiing option. Feb. 20th I used it at the Raven Golf Course at Three Peaks in Silverthorne:
What about that Mar. 5th powder day at Copper?!?! Ahh, there lies the rub. To be continued… lest you get to BORED!