Tag Archives: Snow

First Ski Day Winter 2013-2014.

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[CATEGORIES: Skiing, Travel.] Wed. 5 Nov. 2013 was my first day skiing this season.  Ski area of choice, and season pass: Copper Mountain, Colorado.  It is very early in the ski season but the snow was decent.  Copper is very … Continue reading

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FRESH POW, Powder Skiing, Copper Mountain Colorado, 05Mar2013, Part DEUX

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[POW: Ski culture vernacular for powder snow.  This isn’t about gun control.] It SHOULD have been a powder day. There was a brief but fierce  blizzard in Summit County Monday 4Mar2013 with 2 major pile-ups on I-70 near Silverthorne. Views … Continue reading

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Awwwwesome Skiing, Duuudes!

(A layman’s primer on great ski snow, for my coastal friends.) This winter in Colorado has been drop-dead gorgeous for skiing.  What makes for good ski snow, my flatlander California friends might ask?  LOTS of snow, concurrently with cold temperatures. … Continue reading

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Rocker Tip Skis, an observation

I saw a ski patrol guy (i.e. reallllly good skier) skiing them moderately fast on a snow-packed traverse road yesterday.  Rockers are the latest rage, a very wide ski with very little curve at the waist.  The tips and tails … Continue reading

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