TR: On the Twelfth Day of Skiing….

(Last Updated On: November 17, 2013)

On the Twelfth Day of skiing, my Ullr gave to me some powder and some face shots.

Ullr has been good to us this year. But, there was a lull, and it looked like Ullr’s gifts had dried up. Then, the forecast changed- drastically. A snowstorm suddenly appeared in the forecast – one that had not been in 7 day forecast earlier. Ullr was conjuring up a blizzard that would favor Crested Butte. I did a little snow dance to celebrate.

It started Friday afternoon. The clouds swiftly engulfed our town and snow fell at a rate of 2 inches per hour before slowing as the night set in. We woke up to 6 inches of fresh, and even more in the backcountry. And the second pulse was on it’s way.

This second pulse hit as we were beginning our skin track.

The new snow was especially reactive. So, we stuck to low angle and easily managed terrain. The snow was falling so hard that it was difficult to get photos. But, we tried anyway.

Scott.

Jenny.

Frank.

Me.

Dear Ullr,

Keep the blizzards coming. We like them very much 🙂

Yours Truly,

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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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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!

3 thoughts on “TR: On the Twelfth Day of Skiing….

  • November 19, 2013 at 9:32 pm
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    Ahh so glad winter is back:) What area are you guys playing in here. Looks like a nice call given the dump. We are thinking about heading to CB this coming fr-sun. Hoping to catch some good conditions. any recs for us. How are the red lady glades shaping up?

  • November 20, 2013 at 12:41 am
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    Heard RLG was thin- low snow zone and south facing, so it usually takes some time. We were skiing the east face of Treasury in these photos. Gothic road is now closed, so getting there would be tough at this time. Not sure where to suggest- you need to get to the deeper zones, but that’s tough without a sled at this point. Maybe try Slate river. Lots of sensitive wind slabs with a faceted base right now, ski carefully.

  • November 21, 2013 at 7:12 pm
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    Holy Schmolly that looks amazing! That last shot of Brittany is incredible.

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