2018 Goal: The Colorado Trail

I have always been a hiker. When I was young my mom used to take us to New Hampshire for scenic drives and we would get out and hike all the popular tourist spots. When we went up to our family camp in the middle of nowhere Maine we would hike the 4×4 roads as a family. I’m not sure I realized how much I loved these adventures until I got older and spent less time with my family.

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Scoping Out Some Ski Lines

IMG_0092.JPGToday was a beautiful Colorado day. It felt more like April then November. The snow was very soft, starting to get mushy in the sun and a little more hard pack in the shade. I took Shea to one of our favorite areas to see if we could get an idea of how the snow is looking for skiing.

After finally deciding that it would be a better idea to not deal with glob stopper on my skins, I decided to take out my three pin XC ski set up. They are much lighter weight than my splitboard, and my alpine skis are in the shop getting new bindings at the moment. Boy was I glad that I made that decision. It was gloppy for sure.

 

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