Apr 3: Sun, then not sun

Apr 3: Sun, then not sun

The day sure started pretty, if a bit cold. It was -13° up on the Goat when I took that pic, and the fairly light wind felt brisk. Untracked pow was limited, but I did get some very sweet mostly untracked turns in SkiGazm and the Powder Triangle up on the Goat (left and right […]

Mar 30: Changing

Mar 30: Changing

It was quite a nice morning up at Sunshine; at least 5-6 cm had fallen, there were spots of sun… …temps were quite pleasant at -3° or so, there were snow squalls moving through so occasional blizzards… …and I thought it was shaping up to be a nice day. Then the front hit. At 10 […]

Mar 28: Variable

Mar 28: Variable

First off, I did ski last Saturday, but was slammed and by Monday morning when I could have posted, I figured it was too late to be useful to anyone. My apologies. There were actually a lot of similarities between Saturday and today. Both featured variable light conditions, from bright sun to cloudy to flat […]

Mar 23: Abbreviated

Mar 23: Abbreviated

For a whole lot of reasons that don’t matter, I only got 3 runs in on the Goat today before I had to head out, so my report is limited. The hill got 7-10 cm overnight, but it came in with a LOT of wind, and that wind continued through the morning. This didn’t make […]

Mar 17: “VFR on Top” then Fab

Mar 17: “VFR on Top” then Fab

There’s a type of flying allowed in the USA that’s not allowed in Canada: “VFR on Top”. It’s when you can fly via visual flight rules (AKA you can see a long ways) on top of a cloud deck. Today started with limited viz indeed… …but soon it became apparent that the cloud deck sitting […]