Feb 27: The Bluebird of Happiness

Feb 27: The Bluebird of Happiness

Stunning blue skies today, and Sunshine lived up to its name. It sure started chilly, with morning temps around -17°. But the sun helped warm things up, so in the afternoon, we were basking in -7° with basically no wind. The snow was SLOW and fairly firm to start the day, and while it got […]

Feb 23: Hazy

Feb 23: Hazy

Sorry for the lack of a post on Friday; I was out dog sledding. The light was just fine for virtually the entire day today, though the day featured a lot of this high scud cloud that made it seem hazy the whole day. Standish was down all week for a frayed haul rope that […]

Feb 16: Snow then sun then snow

Feb 16: Snow then sun then snow

It was a “if you don’t like the weather, wait 5 minutes” kinda day. It started overcast and snowing with ~6 cm overnight. The viz up top was pretty dismal, though the snow was pretty wonderful (or at least what you could see of it. Not much had changed by noon… We headed out on […]

Feb 15: Sunny then snow

Feb 15: Sunny then snow

MY cold finally abated, THE cold finally abated, and it was time to get back to the hill. It was pretty and sunny this morning, far nice than the forecasts called for. Those said it was going to be socked in and snowing all day. That took until the afternoon to happen. I spent the […]

Feb 2: Deep pow*

Feb 2: Deep pow*

The hill was reporting 25 cm and I found that and more everywhere I looked today. It was indeed everywhere, and it was even deeper in the lee of anything, because that asterisk in the title is there because it was windy as all get out today. In fact, the weather was really “interesting” today: […]