Mar 16: March Mogul Madness

Mar 16: March Mogul Madness

Dump a lot of snow… …onto darn near anything, put some traffic on it, and soon you will have more moguls than you can count. Sure there was a ton of pow today; it was all over, though almost all of it was at least partially tracked since it mostly fell through the day yesterday. […]

Mar 10: Darned near perfect

Mar 10: Darned near perfect

Let’s see… Bluebird skies. CHECK -2° temps. CHECK Basically no wind. CHECK Extensive grooming… CHECK …of the tons of great powder that fell this week. CHECK Well, that’s a recipe for a darned good day. You day can’t start better than this: Someone paid the groomer dudes overtime last night. In addition to everything they […]

Mar 9: Pow, wind, and more pow

Mar 9: Pow, wind, and more pow

The miserable weather at Big White yesterday had one major advantage: it dropped 10 cm through the day (that basically no one rode on in the fog), then another 8 cm overnight, for a total of 18 cm when I woke this morning. Actually, I was awoken first at 4 AM by snow pounding on […]

Mar 8: Big Whiteout it is

Mar 8: Big Whiteout it is

The nickname “Big Whiteout” is occasionally well earned. After yesterday’s spectacular bluebird weather, we paid for it today with viz as low as 1 chair in fog and occasionally drilling snow. We awoke to reports of 4 cm of snow, but there was much more than that. Trouble is, there was clouds down low. And […]

Mar 7: Big Blue Big White

Mar 7: Big Blue Big White

A stellar sunny almost bluebird day up at Big White today. A little bit of low scud cloud started the morning on the front face a mountain top, but it didn’t last. The great sun and temps around -5° made for excellent early morning zooming on the grooming. The blue skies sure made the snow […]