Deep Day In The Playground… On The Last Day Of April. 4.30.10

(Last Updated On: May 3, 2010)

It’s been a crazy spring in Colorado, with snow, snow and more snow that just keeps falling. While this hampers attempts at skiing the big lines that we look forward to all year long, late season powder makes things sting less… a lot less, in fact. Rob and I headed out on Friday to see just how deep it piled up, and ran into Jeremy, Susan, and Spencer, so we joined forces and decided a mission out to the playground was in order. Normally, skiing the South slopes of the Anthracites is a necessary evil to get to the playground, except apparently in April when the snow is piled deep. Susan:

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Rob:
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Jeremy:
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Jeremy led the way to the top of the playground, laying down a sweet skintrack for the rest of us to follow. Spencer, visiting from out of town, got first track honors down the first tube:
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Susan dropped next, doing her best imitation of a surfer in Maverick’s:
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Rob coming out the bottom (look for a ski, that’s about all that’s showing):
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One more skin session took us to the top of Ziggens, which was amazing. This rollover is always a stomach dropping experience. Rob grabbed my camera and caught me in action:
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Good times. The next day was even better, more on that later…
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Frank Konsella

Frank loves snow more than anything... except his wife.  He ensures his food is digested properly by chewing it 32 times before swallowing.He is a full-time real estate agent serving Crested Butte and Gunnison and would be honored to send you his monthly newsletter.

Frank Konsella

Frank loves snow more than anything... except his wife.    He ensures his food is digested properly by chewing it 32 times before swallowing. He is a full-time real estate agent serving Crested Butte and Gunnison and would be honored to send you his monthly newsletter.

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