Late May Powder Day

Jeff and I were pleasantly surprised to find some fresh powder this morning up in Yankee Boy Basin. Not a whole lot of powder, but powder nonetheless. The surface below was fairly soft and the new 4-5 inches of snow was pretty well bonded, providing some great cruisey late season pow turns.

Camp Bird Road snowpack
[+] Making progress on plowing Camp Bird Road. It’s almost to the spring trailhead now. What a snowpack!

Skiing by Sneffels
[+] Jeff Skoloda skis some powder with Mt. Sneffels behind.


Gilpin and Sneffels
[+] A nice view of Gilpin Peak, 13,694 ft., with Mount Sneffels, 14,156 ft., to the right.

Jeff Skoloda
[+] Sinking those skis. Skier: Jeff Skoloda.

Ski tracks
[+] The flat light was compensated by the gentle cruiser terrain and soft snow. This was a really mellow line, and I even had Reggaemylitis in my head as I rode down. (Compliments of Peter Tosh).

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