Colorado Winter Activities 2014 Part III

[Categories: Photography, Travel Photography, Photography 101 Forever, Winter Activities] [Photos are in gallery mode which will provide camera 'Exif' info for those interested. Click on any photo to enlarge and view full caption data.  Photo info is in lower right corner, as is 'View full size'.  View full and zoom again for extra detail.  (I … Continue reading Colorado Winter Activities 2014 Part III

Colorado Winter Activities 2014 Part II

[Categories: Photography, Travel Photography, Photography 101 Forever, Winter Activities] [Photos are in gallery mode which will provide camera 'Exif' info for those interested. Click on any photo to enlarge and view full caption data.  Photo info is in lower right corner, as is 'View full size'.  View full and zoom again for extra detail.  Click … Continue reading Colorado Winter Activities 2014 Part II

First Ski Day Winter 2013-2014.

[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 good at making and grooming man-made snow but that kind of snow can be very … Continue reading First Ski Day Winter 2013-2014.

Copper Mountain & Winter Park Skiing Update, Ski Apps and Run Tracking, 29 Jan-7 Feb 2013

I'm on a roll.  I posted to the blog twice in one day 6 Feb, skied a few hours that afternoon, and I'm catching up on Season 1 of Walking Dead that I've DVR'd. (Today, 7 Feb, was the BEST day of this ski season.  5-6 inches of powder.  It shows how starved for soft … Continue reading Copper Mountain & Winter Park Skiing Update, Ski Apps and Run Tracking, 29 Jan-7 Feb 2013

Copper Mountain, Winter Park Colorado Skiing Update, StarDate 01:18:2013

[Click on photos to enlarge if you like, then use your browser's Back function to return to the post.  All photos taken with an iPhone5.] Winter is in full swing.  Who needs snow?! As you can see there IS snow.  Christmas storms were moderately generous.  'More' ski runs are open and skiing is 'better' though … Continue reading Copper Mountain, Winter Park Colorado Skiing Update, StarDate 01:18:2013

Skiing, just another grrrrr8 day!

(Hmmm.  Was that today, Fri. 11 Feb., or yesterday?  Maybe it was TWO great days.  The snow has been soooo good this winter the days just all run together like a blur.) Regardless, I was awesome today.  King of the hill.  A veritable LEGEND in my own mind.  Walter Mitty had nothing on me, and … Continue reading Skiing, just another grrrrr8 day!

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.  The quantity of snow covers all the rocks and trees on ski slopes.  If you've … Continue reading Awwwwesome Skiing, Duuudes!