May Powder

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While the Denali roadtrip crew was packing up their tanker last Saturday for the drive, Tyler, Colby, and I went out to see what all the down valley rain might be doing up high. We had originally planned to try to ski something off the East or North side of the summit block of Mt Boddington and brought ropes expecting a rappel. But as we skinned to our objective we passed chute after chute of enticing powder and in the end just couldn’t pass it up. It was some of the best skiing we’d had all season, and was in the middle of May to boot. The next day we went mountain biking in shorts and 70 degree sunshine. Loving life!

May faceshots!

May faceshots!

The 505 road wasn't passable the whole way, adding some mileage. Mt. Boddington to the right in the background.

The 505 road wasn't passable the whole way, adding some mileage. Mt. Boddington to the right in the background.

May 15th?? More like February.

May 15th?? More like February.

Colby samples the freshies.

It's good!.

Cold smoke.

Cold smoke.

To hell with corn, all I want to ski is powder.

So good.


4 Responses to “May Powder”

  1. Chuck May 19th, 2010 11:21 am

    Nice find guys. Will be following you all the way to Denali and back.

  2. Adrian Bez May 19th, 2010 3:05 pm

    Very Very Nice Websites with awsome pitures.
    Greetings from Germany

  3. Caleb May 20th, 2010 9:45 am

    Sweet shots guys. I can assure you that packing the trailer was not quite as fun.

  4. Air Force One May 25th, 2010 2:56 am

    I must say this is a great article i enjoyed reading it keep the good work.

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