I've compiled a list of upcoming 2013-14 events for the Pacific Northwest.Read More
|What day is it?|
Skiing somewhere new is always an adventure, whether it's solo or with friends or family. New terrain, new views, new people.
Okay, it's widely known that I live in the Methow Valley, which is without a doubt the best ski location in North America, but sometimes it's fun to try skiing somewhere new.
|Dec 24th on Cougar Mountain. 10 minutes from the shop.|
Meanwhile, the Pacific Northwest has been getting back-to-back-to-back snow storms for the past 10 days. About 30 inches of new snow has fallen here in the past week. Beautiful.
|Morning light on the Cascades.|
|The standard iPhone shot.|
|Music, coffee, and views on the commute to the trailhead.|
Some alpine touring skiers are using this section to access the high country, so there are a few of their skidoo tracks nearby, but they're good neighbors and aren't wiping out the set classic tracks.
|From Lone Fir looking up toward Washington Pass.|
Note that I'll be at the World Cup races in Canmore providing ski service for Slovenia in mid-December, so there will be a one-week delay on grinding service during that time!