April 14, 2001
Just Another Nice Morning
It snowed at the house most of yesterday, but it was warm enough that
the driveway was still completely clear when I headed out this
morning. The prospect of nice fresh turns up top and no snow to shovel
- what a deal. :-)
However there was considerable variation in the snow quality, with a fair amount of wind pack, some hard packed areas farther down and even some frozen lumps under the snow in a few places. Indeed in places the wind pack and hard packed were interspersed in the moguls making for a rather tricky skiing.
Any grumbles about that stuff soon evaporated after a turn or two in the powder off of White Pass and in Currie. I did not ski on the South side of Currie, but even by 11 the sun seemed to be making it sticky as I traversed across it. Upper Lizard below the Saddles was a delight though and not wind packed as I feared. Easter was also very good, but the same could not be said for Freeway.
At twenty to two it is now mainly cloudy and 5 C at the house.