As ski season is now upon us, I enjoyed this and thought I would reblog this in anticipation of getting up there, probably by January… and Copper Mountain is definitely my favorite place to ski. Will have to download this Ski Tracks app – looks like fun… for the stats freak in all of us. Of the Pre-ski season ski exercises listed below, #6 is definitely most helpful, particularly at Copper… – CT
[CATEGORIES: Skiing, Travel.]
Wed. 5 Nov. 2013 was my first day skiing this season. Ski area of choice, and season pass: Copper Mountain, Colorado. It is very early in the ski season but the snow was decent. Copper is very good at making and grooming man-made snow but that kind of snow can be very hard-packed. Six inches of natural in the last 48 hours softened it nicely.
It wasn’t much of a photo-op day. It was moderately overcast in the mid-20sF and I wanted to concentrate on making turns in the snow. Of course with modern technology and smartphones one is never without a camera. I snapped a few and that task was done.
[For group photos click on any photo to enlarge and view group in a slide show. Photo info is in lower right corner, as is ‘View full size’. View full and zoom again for extra…
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