Slow Groovin today. Of course we were the first paying customers of spring 2013, and we didn't even plan it. This is our own local version of a European trailhead gasthaus.
You can still backcountry ski in the Marble area (Colorado, USA), and now you can quaff Stella paired with fine and reasonably priced victuals after your corn ski. Hours will be 7×7 for the summer, 11:00-9:00. Due to a refreshing layer of new snow we figure the spring skiing conditions might be good for a few more days, before our dread dust layer comes to the surface.
Lisa had the tasty 'caveman toothpicks' consisting of high quality sirloin with secret sauce, slow grooved to perfection. I'll testify.
Welcome to Louis (Lou) Dawson's backcountry skiing information opinion website and e magazine. Lou's passion for the past 45 years has been alpinism, climbing, mountaineering and skiing -- along with all manner of outdoor recreation. He has authored numerous books and articles about backcountry skiing
and is well known as the first person to ski down all 54 of Colorado's 14,000-foot peaks, otherwise known as the Fourteeners
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