Loving the Crazy Powder Days

Exhilarated in the Gondola After Having Skied a Lap with Dave, a Fellow Ski instructor

Exhilarated in the Gondola After Having Skied a Lap with Dave, a Fellow Ski instructor

Snowy Telluride, Colorado

Snowy Telluride, Colorado

Just after I posted my story The West’s Dry, Sunny and Warm Winter of 2015, the big snows began to arrive in the West, especially here in Telluride, Colorado. Woo-hoo! It has snowed 46” within the past seven days and it’s still coming down. Everyone from beginners to experts and visitors to locals are struck with pow fever. It feels like the Fourth of July with all the boom, boom, booms that can be heard resonating from atop the mountain for avalanche control work and throughout the energy level of all the snowsports enthusiasts feels electric. Yay, winter is back!

One of Many Powder Lines

One of Many Powder Lines

Telluride, known for having virtually no lift lines, has seen a few the past week or so. But only first thing in the morning when the powder line begins to form around 8:30 am. Then by 9:01, folks are charging through and the fun begins.

It’s during these times  I’m particularly happy to be in ski instructor mode, a job commitment often referred to as “work to ski” that gets me up and out on the mountain early most days. Since it’s not a vacation week, I’ve had some breaks in between lessons that have allowed me to go out and play.

My Ski Class Yesterday

My Ski Class Yesterday

Woo-hoo–it sure has been fun. Most of us are sore and tired but as you can guess, no one is complaining.

Frosty Gondola Views

Frosty Gondola Views

 
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