Best plans notwithstanding, downhill skiing did not happen this weekend. Late january and only two trips out - this is starting to feel as bad as last year. aargh.
Cannon Mountain Snow Conditions
Last Updated January 20, 2008 at 5:30AM
Base Temperature: 8, 5-10+ mph S Wind
Summit Temperature: -4, 20-35+ mph S Wind
Consolation prize: cross-country action, sheltering well downslope in a thicket of wind-protective trees. The dog immediately remembered the joy of skiing: finally, Food Guy can keep up! The trip started with a beautiful blue sky, gradually shading over to slate. With a frozen river at my side, I rediscovered the freedom of the kick-glide. If only the ski house had a hot tub...