Early-Season Deep (13 Nov 2011)

(Last Updated On: November 19, 2011)

Weekend winter storm warnings spanned all of Colorado this weekend. Though windy, there were good turns to be had below treeline. With Frank out-of-town, I headed out into the Crested Butte backcountry with friends Susan, Alex and Mike. Though having to deal with early-season snowmobiling treachery, we were rewarded with nearly 2-feet of fresh powder since the previous day. Here’s a few pics from our 3-lap day.

Susan- Killing on her second day out after breaking her femur while skiing last year.
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Mike, milking the snow with the tele-turn.
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Alex, sporting her steeze and smile.
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Conditions are shaping up and coverage is significantly improving. Still, this storm came in with a windy vengeance, leaving touchy wind-slabs at and above treeline. Currently, you’ll find the best and safest conditions below treeline. Be careful, as the snowpack still has the early-season unpredictability, and have fun 🙂

Thanks for a great deep early-season day out in the backcountry, ladies and gent!

Brittany Walker Konsella

Aside from skiing, biking, and all outdoorsy things,Brittany Walker Konsella also loves smiles and chocolate 🙂 Even though she excels at higher level math and chemistry, she still confuses left from right. Find out more about Brittany!

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Brittany Walker Konsella

Aside from skiing, biking, and all outdoorsy things, Brittany Walker Konsella also loves smiles and chocolate :) Even though she excels at higher level math and chemistry, she still confuses left from right. Find out more about Brittany!

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