Mount Sopris Wind — The Video


This post by WildSnow.com blogger  

From last weekend, video that’s a bit different from your usual string of powder shots. Click twice and wait for the buffer:



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7 Responses to “Mount Sopris Wind — The Video”

  1. Jason March 5th, 2008 10:22 am

    hey louie, sick video… fun trip. it turned out sweet… you got some nice footage…

  2. Mark Worley March 5th, 2008 10:30 am

    Sign me up!! Climbing and skiing a peak in insane weather, while keeping a positive and outlook, is a big piece of the backcountry skiing pie. Nice video.

  3. David March 5th, 2008 12:15 pm

    Those big intermittent gusts can be fun. Nice work.

    Very good pick Mr. DJ.

  4. Louie March 5th, 2008 2:30 pm

    Yea, it is always exciting when it gets really windy.

    That one helmet cam shot where the wind blasts my legs brought me to my knees, and blew Jason backwards about 5 feet. His pole also went for a little ride. Fun stuff.

  5. Ed March 5th, 2008 7:24 pm

    Looks like quite a day out & great video. Always enjoy watching weather & being a part of it as long as its not over the top!!

    Here’s a little sample from the east (Mount Marcy, NY), from a few weeks back.

  6. George March 5th, 2008 7:58 pm

    If yer still standing, then it ain’t really blowing….

    Nice work.

  7. jimm yipp March 9th, 2008 1:31 am

    YUPP !!!!!!

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