JimK photos from 2017, part one
I am going to try to post one photo from every day I skied this year.
Got a late start, Friday, Jan 6, Canaan Valley, WV:
This is Larry Walsh, a terrific veteran ski reporter for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Sat, Jan 7, ladies hour at slopeside Quencher's Pub, Canaan Valley, WV:
Jan 8 at Timberline, WV was a bitter cold day, 5 degs and windy, but still the junior snowboard team was out doing a training session:
Jan 22, Snowbird, UT, beginning of the snowiest week of skiing in my 50 year ski career. There's a skier in this pic of Lower Cirque up to his chest in it:
Tried to go up Jan 23 but Little Cottonwood Canyon access road was closed. this from Jan 24, Snowbird UT:
Jan 25, Snowbird, UT
video from Jan 26, Snowbird, UT, Elevator Chute:
Jan 27, Park City, UT, view from Jupiter Peak:
Snowbird, UT, Jan 28, my son heading down Great Scott. Last run of my trip this week. 81" of snow this week. I arrived on Sat Jan 21 and didn't see the sun until one hour on Thurs afternoon, Jan 26. Flew home evening of Jan 28.
Laurel Mtn, PA, Feb 10, skiing with friends. This is the first year this ski area reopened after being shuttered for about ten years.
Feb 11, Seven Springs, PA, the Foggy Goggle is one of the liveliest ski bars in the mid-Atlantic:
Feb 26, Beaver Creek, CO, good skiing in Black Bear Glade on Grouse Mtn:
Feb 27, Vail, CO, Sun Up Bowl:
Feb 28, Beaver Creek, CO, 14" powder day brings out the huckers in Stone Creek Chutes
Mar 1, Beaver Creek, CO, This is the Centennial Chondola lift line. I skied this run seven or eight times the day before in the storm. Even the next day it was not totally skied out and visibility was great.
Mar 2, skiing with friends at Vail in Blue Sky Basin:
to be continued...