a day so nice, i posted twice

February 24, 2010

I wielded the Flip video cam on yesterday’s Little Cottonwood tour, and while it’s very handy and creates fun little videos, it’s not what you’d call High Def. What? It IS an HD Flip? Hmm, you keep using that word, I don’t think it means what you think it means.

Luckily Rob was along and brought his awesome camera.

And so, I give you, Rob’s pics. There are a lot of them, but I couldn’t pick any to leave out. It was that nice of a morning.

Getting ready to drop Holy Toledo:

Little Superior-0264

Rick, dropping into Holy Toledo:

Rick - Holy Toledo

Rick and Ben racing up to the East Cardiff ridge:

Rick - Ben up to LS

The view of Cardiac along the way:


Rick (and Ben, unless it’s a stylish mountain goat behind the tree) somewhere on the Little Superior ridge:

Little Superior-0279

Me and Ian, definitely NOT racing up the ridge:

Little Superior-0290

Rick, about the drop the easterly aspect of Little Superior:

Little Superior-0299

Wanna see his face? I wanna see his face:

Little Superior-0292

Okay, you can see the lower half of his face.

Ben adjusting his super secret prototype BD boots:

Little Superior-0295

Some actual skiing pics. It’s hard to get pictures of Ben skiing, he disappears quickly:

Ben LS

Ian, living the dream:

Ian 1

Ian 2

Me, also mildly enjoying myself:

Dug 1

Me, exiting the Little Superior chute:

Dug 2

Ben going so fast he stays on top:

Little Superior-0323

Little Superior-0325

In all, a day that didn’t suck.


8 Responses to “a day so nice, i posted twice”

  1. bikemike Says:

    to blave!

  2. Jeff Says:

    “There’s rocks up ahead!”
    “If we hit them, we’ll all be dead.”

  3. evilbanks Says:

    very cool………….Ian is OWNING the mtn

  4. Jason Says:

    You win the gold medal for coolest dad. My two year old son is hoping his is as cool.

  5. Dianne West Says:

    What AWESOME pics! You all make it look so easy!
    And how fun for Ian too!!

  6. you are a much, much better skier than me.

  7. […] cameras at the local electronics store, and the disappointing “HD” video they produce. Like Dug says, “you keep using that word, I don’t think it means what you think it means”. My […]

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