Category Archives: 2011 USA skiing

Day 33 Sat 26/2. Idaho Falls – Grand Targhee – Pocatello. 3900m (76400 total)

Bit wired last night from the drive and took ages to get to sleep and needed to get an early start today so feeling somewhat zombie like.  Mood improved when half way to Targhee finally managed to pick up The … Continue reading

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Day 32 Fri 25/2. McCall – Idaho Falls

Road Trip! Had thought of a few hours at Tamarack on the way out but woke up with a crook back and weather sounds a bit dicey so decided to make it a full travel day and get a bit … Continue reading

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Day 31 Thur 24/2. Brundage 3600m (72500 total)

POWDER DAY !! 20cm on the hill and about half that at the motel.  Headed for the Pancake House which is just a few hundred metres back up the road for second breakfast after clearing the snow off the car.  … Continue reading

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Day 30 Wed 23/2. Brundage 3700m (68900 total)

A little snow on the car but no new fresh reported on the hill.  A very good day skiing and great snow once again but didn’t quite get into it fully.  Another couple of great runs off Lakeside and the … Continue reading

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Day 29 Tue 22/2. Boise – Brundage – McCall. 2700m (65200 total)

Yesterdays spring weather seemed to have reatread fairly quickly and even the lighest of flurries while loading the car. More occasional snow as climbed through the bare hills north of Boise and then dropped to the Payette, but after leaving … Continue reading

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Day 28 Mon 21/2. Salmon – Alturas Lake – Boise 7km skating (59 total)

Road Trip – with a short ski as a bonus. Having nodded off last night with the sound of the Salmon River gurgling along just outside the window got to enjoy watching the day get going over the river.  While … Continue reading

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Day 27 Sun 20/2. Missoula – Lost Trail – Salmon ID 2700m (62500 total)

Up early to try to get to Lost Trail soon after opening but a winter advisory out for the valley till 11am, so delayed departure till 8.30.  Ended up a pretty easy drive up the Bitterroot valley – road snow … Continue reading

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Day 26 Sat 19/2. Missoula

REST DAY Only the thrird day of the trip with no skiing at all – the legs will really appreciate it.  After a bit of a sleep in and some clothes washing, emerged to an overcast day that seems to … Continue reading

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Day 25 Fri 18/2. Whitefish – Missoula. 5100m (59800 total)

Doesn’t get much better … As per the norm this week a dusting of fresh in town and 5 cm on the mountain.  Bid a sad farewell to the Downtowner and presently surprised when I got to the parking lot … Continue reading

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Day 24 Thur 17/2. Glacier NP 13 km touring (52 total)

Another day, another dusting of fresh snow on the car.  Actually relieved that only a couple of cm on the mountain as I need a day off.  Stuffed around for a fair part of the morning then headed back to … Continue reading

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