Let It Begin

Post by WildSnow.com blogger | December 3, 2009      

Gliding yesterday
Past winter broke the mohair
Now wax slick, take me

Breaking backcountry ski trail.

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17 Responses to “Let It Begin”

  1. Caleb December 3rd, 2009 10:29 am

    Looks like a decent amount of snow up there after all Lou.

  2. OLDDUDE December 3rd, 2009 10:36 am

    Hey Lou,
    Hopefully you are being artistic and not having a stroke. Either way,pretty good.

  3. KrisK December 3rd, 2009 10:57 am

    Why the high pressure?
    Sun is great but we need snow
    Up at Alpental

  4. SB December 3rd, 2009 12:17 pm

    Sounds like the NW is getting all of the snow.

  5. jerimy December 3rd, 2009 12:57 pm

    Dav alludes to some new touring bindings in his latest post, the Tour 12. He says they are lighter than the Barons. Do you have any info on them?

  6. maadjurguer December 3rd, 2009 1:04 pm

    in sleep I see snow
    long drive to peaks I ski down
    lost in heat of fall

  7. KDog December 3rd, 2009 2:25 pm

    first snow comes early
    legs and lungs quickly stronger
    mind still knows the turn

    clear nights grow the hoar
    beauty now danger soon
    full moon alpenglow

    warm ridge flows quickly
    quiet snowfall heavy damp
    patience no virtue

  8. Lou December 3rd, 2009 4:35 pm

    LOL Old Dude! And good seeing the poems, they’re truly great.

  9. Lou December 3rd, 2009 4:38 pm

    Caleb, keep the myth alive.

  10. Doug G. December 3rd, 2009 6:22 pm

    Voile Fat Skis Here
    Soon I Will Shralp Fat Powder
    When Finished Drink Beer

  11. Randonnee December 3rd, 2009 11:26 pm

    SB, not so good in a lot of the NW, Whistler and Baker have a base but further south is not so great. We had some nice skiing in Nov., now we are in a dry weather pattern. East of the crest here in central WA it seems stuck at the end of October for weather right now.

  12. Randonnee December 3rd, 2009 11:34 pm

    New skis two years now

    Sit in the garage for months

    Waiting for snow base


  13. Lou December 4th, 2009 9:11 am

    First annual WildSnow poetry slam? Where should we hold it?

  14. OLDDUDE December 4th, 2009 9:30 am

    Nuerons take flight on wings of time
    prose becomes poetry in the grip of missing pieces
    austerity of incomplete thoughts creates the beauty of less
    unrequited love of cleverness embraces wisdom and things are
    as they will be

  15. Cory December 4th, 2009 9:52 am

    Good snow by my house
    But I’m not telling you where
    Keep the stash for me

  16. Dan December 4th, 2009 10:56 am


    Now that’s poetry.

  17. skier x December 8th, 2009 9:32 am

    Aspen ski co and general dynamics
    lay together in bed
    building bombs for money
    making green from red

    Aspen ski co and general dynamics
    husband and wife
    had a great ski run
    took anothers life

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