Merry Christmas from the Wildsnow.com backcountry skiing clan!


Post by WildSnow.com blogger | December 24, 2009      

Well, the WildSnow clan is off to a backcountry cabin for Christmas holiday. Back soon. Meanwhile, I just want to thank all of you for making WildSnow happen over the last 12 months. That’s the best Christmas gift I can imagine. It’s been our biggest year ever, and we’ve tried to step up to the plate and deliver something new almost every weekday, as well as doing a huge amount of back-end work that includes everything from spam defense, to constant design tweaks, to editing our deep content. We’ll keep it going, see you next week!

Thanks everyone for a wonderful year! Merry Christmas!

The Dawson clan thanks everyone for a wonderful year! Merry Christmas!



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8 Responses to “Merry Christmas from the Wildsnow.com backcountry skiing clan!”

  1. Matt December 24th, 2009 6:23 pm

    Looks like that is a Feathered Friends Jacket! Rock on! It is great to see you guys supporting companies that make outstanding gear in the USA.

    thanks.

  2. Kevin L December 24th, 2009 8:55 pm

    That jacket looks a little too big on you Lou. I’m not saying it makes you look fat or anything…

    Just kidding. I unfortunately ordered a Feathered Friends jacket a size too big last year and just plain sucks. Such a beautiful jacket, a size too big. 🙁

    Happy holidays.

  3. Mark W December 24th, 2009 11:03 pm

    Nice family photo! Merry Christmas. Louie, those cateye sunglasses were popular before you were even born.

  4. Greg Louie December 25th, 2009 1:04 pm

    Cateye? Those look like old-school Vuarnets to me. Still prized by those in the know; word has it a certain Verbier-based guide has dozens of NOS pairs stashed away.

    Classic shades, goatee and OR hardshell? B’ham steeze for sure!

  5. Mark W December 25th, 2009 7:11 pm

    Vuarnet Cateye Skilynx glasses are going for $144.95. Just googled it.

  6. David Clark December 25th, 2009 8:33 pm

    Merry Christmas Lou. Hope you and your family are well, warm, and enjoying the snow. DC

  7. Chris December 26th, 2009 1:26 pm

    Merry Yuletide and Happy New Year for yours too!

  8. Louie Dawson December 27th, 2009 10:10 pm

    They’re Bolle Cateyes. And yes, they are about 5 years older than me.

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