These last few days have been a lot of fun. A mix of sun and snow that has made taking photos a pleasure. A few extra laps with the camera at work over the last couple of days has given up some amazing photo opportunities. Here’s some photos fromthe recent 2 days. Smiles all around
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Ski Patroller Peter Thompson ski cutting his way across Ruins of Pompeii on Bald Mountain around 8 am on St Pattys day. Deer Valley’s groomers working hard to turn fresh snow into corduroy on Keno. 8.15 am, Bald Mountain.
31″ Storm Total
What a weekend! With the storm producing over 2.5 feet of snow, Ski Patrol was kept very busy. Here are some photos of the crew in Lady Morgan on Friday:
Grey skies threatened to snow all day on Thursday. Ski Patroller TJ Somers got out into Centennial Trees off Lady Morgan Express to find a little untracked snow. With 7″ of snow last night and 2-3 feet of snow expected by Sunday, this will be buried in the fresh white stuff all over again. There
28″ Storm- Photo Recap
What a great storm! I didn’t have many photo opportunities as we were really busy out on the mountain all weekend, but here are 3 of my favorites from the past couple days. This is what the grooming looked like on Sunday afternoon… after 20+ inches of snow and a lot of skier traffic. The top
Sunshine in Empire Canyon
Empire Canyon has always been one of my favourite places to work. If it’s not snowing, then the sun is out and you get a spectacular view from 9,570 feet. There’s also a couple of aspen glades that have a great contrast against that blue sky, like Zebra trees. The name says it all… Caroline
Yesterday’s Amazing Blue Sky
Yesterday at Deer Crest was a lot of fun, under some amazing blue skies and a toasty sun. Here’s Lincoln Davie, one of DV’s Ski Patrollers getting some telemark turns on Mountaineer.
This was the view yesterday morning from Jordanelle ski run in Deer Crest. Fine skiing with a great view, doesn’t get much better!
A storm moved through on Wednesday producing 8″+ of fresh snow. We took full advantage of the powder day in Ontario Bowl:
Lila, Avalanche Rescue Dog
Lila, Deer Valley Ski Patrol’s most experienced Avalanche Rescue dog at 11 years old, has worked more seasons keeping skiers safe at Deer Valley than many of the patrollers. Here she awaits the arrival of her handler Sue Anderson into the patrol shack, or she may have caught a whiff of bacon, I’m not sure