Backcountry XC Report – December 30, 2020

Backcountry XC Report – December 30, 2020

2020 may not have been the greatest of years in so many ways, but at least from one nordic skier’s perspective, it wasn’t all bad. The year started fairly well enough, with decent winter snow making for a fine winter. Just as things were beginning to transition to...
The Off-Track Ski Report – 12/22/2020

The Off-Track Ski Report – 12/22/2020

After a bit of a slow start, the 2020-21 ski season has established itself through most of December with some consistently seasonable temperatures, and enough moisture to assure us of having a white Christmas. The drought of this past summer and fall is not completely...
XC Backcountry Report – November 2020

XC Backcountry Report – November 2020

Trying times test the mettle of our character. For those of us living in a mountain town, where we don’t have the distractions and entertainment available to those living in larger metropolitan environs, getting outdoors to rejuvenate ourselves is a key cornerstone to...
XC BC Report April 8, 2020

XC BC Report April 8, 2020

One of the things that has become most evident as a result of the ‘Shelter in place’ and ‘get exercise close to home’ orders has been that exercise is considered by many to be on the list of high priorities. And well it should be. Getting out for an hour or so of...
XC BC Report April 1 2020

XC BC Report April 1 2020

March has been rather meek compared to the rest of the past season. The past week brought us a brief reminder of winter with a passing storm that left a couple of inches on the valley floor, and closer to 4-6 inches further up the tributaries, and higher in elevation,...
XC BC Report March 24 2020

XC BC Report March 24 2020

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times… seems appropriately applied to our current situation. We’ve had two good snow seasons in a row, and now we have closed ski hills statewide. We’ve had a prolonged Bull market, and now, there is uncertainty plaguing...