The S.G. and a group of friends have met in Jackson Hole, WY for a destination ski vacation.
Day 1: Skiing was tremendous! Snow fell from the heavens all day and kept filling in the tracks. Still snowing hard outside here at Jackson Hole as this is being typed.
looking down one of the steep chutes
Will have more later, have to run down to the Tram Base to watch a legendary beer drinking competition. It is all the buzz around the mountain.
Here is a nice write up on it from The Mountain Culture.
Gelande Quaffing World Championships 2009!
Don't Miss the Action! Thursday, February 26, 2009, 4:20 PM at the Village Cafe in Teton Village-Jackson Hole. Teams from Smith, Big Sky Brewing, Cloudveil, Teton Gravity Research, Jackson Hole Air Force, Powder Magazine, Backcountry.com, Teton Village Sports, Pepi Steigler's, Kastle, Black Diamond, and many more will go head to head to determine who holds the Stein for another year. Get ready to rumble!
Think Snow (I hope you get some back home),
photos - S.G.
A.M. getting some turns in on the pow pow!
Eric Wilbur is a lifelong recreational skier who spends most of his winter and spring in the mountains of New England. He does not ski in jeans. You can read more of Eric's work here.
Heather Burke is an award winning ski journalist with over a decade of ski news coverage. As a former ski instructor and a ski parent, she knows the ski biz from the inside out. She and her family visit New England ski resorts, as well as the West and Canada, to report on the latest trends and their best family finds. Her husband Greg takes all the accompanying photos, and their work can be seen at www.familyskitrips.com and www.luxuryskitrips.com.