Ty, Ian and I met long before sunrise this morning, hoping to be the first to the top of Mt Superior for some powder skiing. It doesn’t take many mornings out in Little Cottonwood to realize that there’s a whole posse of folks who ski the south face of Superior at sunup before heading into [...]
Andrew, Courtney and I managed to ski about seventeen varieties of ” snow” today including smooth chalky powder, zipper crust, breakable crust, supportable crust, fresh avalanche debris, old avalanche chunder, corn, corn’d avalanche debris and finally just above the car, bottomless mank.
Foiled for the umpteenth time at skiing Timp, I settled instead for a tour through the sheep pen. Pete and I hitched a ride from the mouth of Big Cottonwood to Alta and that alone has the potential to turn an average ski day into an adventure. For the record Mom, my ratio of good [...]