Saturday, February 9, 2008

Trying to escape the snow...

... But the snow is chasing us!

We had a last day in Utah before leaving to British Columbia to meet friends and continue our journey. The backcountry was awesome but it seems that the big storm cycle is over...


After spending 4-5 hours in Salt Lake City trying to fix one of my ski (thanks to the guys at Black Diamond for the awesome customer service!) we finally left for the 14 hours drive. Leaving Utah was hard since we had such a blast, but we were reinsure by the storms we hit on our way... Driving all night, arriving at the border around 6am, sleeping for 2 hours waiting for the duty free opening, buying 60 oz of Jim Beam, crossing the border and then getting ready to ski Red Mountain.


About Red, only one word:
WWWWWWWWWOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOWWWWWW!
Once we got there, we had the warmest welcome from a resort. The were really happy and glad that we put Red on our journey. Well, after skiing that mountain with 20cm overnight it was really OUR pleasure!! They have everything but one thing: crowd!! Steep, trees, cliff of every size a real skier's dream. The mountain really deserves its title of having the best tree skiing around.... and the tight trees preserve the powder for the dryer days. A small and friendly resort that is really at it best on a powder day.


There's not much groomed runs so the groomed-lovers won't be overwhelmed by this resort. We enjoyed the slow chairlift on the first day since we were pretty tired from the drive, but after a good night of rest, we wished it was faster! And for those who cares; Trail's laundromat sucks!!!


We wish we took more (and better) pictures but being busy skiing powder, staying awake and the flat light kept the camera in the bag...

2 comments:

mémé said...

Gros Singe! T'as Changé des bottes?!

evans parent said...

salut meme,
ben oui, j'ai change mes bottes!