Snowy and springy up high

Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 08:45 PM

I took a short backcountry ski up at Bolton Valley on Wednesday. It was around lunch time and the sun was shining brightly. There is still a lot of snow up on the trails! I stuck my pole in the snow near Bryant Cabin and there was at least a foot.

The only thing is that now we have spring conditions, so if it's cold at night, the snow is still going to be frozen in the morning. The higher daytime temperatures then soften things up. I mostly skied where others had made tracks to avoid the heavy snow pack on the sides of the trails. It was a lovely midday ski.

It's going to be a nice spring skiing weekend!

Filed in: Backcountry skiing, Bolton Valley, Spring skiing

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