Dare I say it was the best day of the season? Almost. Was it one of the most fun days I’ve had all year? Hell yes. We got a little bit of a late start and took our first run at 10am. Big mistake. We had amazing spring pow for our first run, but I gave myself a nice slap in my own face for not getting here by 9am. Siberia and the Palisades were going off first thing in the morning and we saw some nice lines as we rode Sibo up. There was a nice, girthy line under the world famous Chimney’s “Center Line” (more on that later).
By 11am, the 6 inches of fresh in the last 24 hrs started to get a bit sticky icky. Granite was riding well in the steeper, shadier terrain. By 1pm, we stuck to groomers and tried our best dynamic short radius turns, kind of like the Aussies do it. Park laps were a blast all day!
So back to the Chimney… from afar, there was a nice clean line coming out of Center Line. From up close, it was clear that someone had big enough balls to bypass the closed signs and be EXTREME. The landing looks like “thank god it was soft” and I don’t think he got very far. Rumor has it that he got his pass pulled and maybe even got arrested. I heard some kids saying that he got tazed, hog-tied, and handcuffed as well. Oh how I love Squaw.
Make sure you make it up this weekend to enjoy what’s looking like the final pow of the season.
Photo Tour – 4/23
Photo Tour – 4/22, the pow day before