Tuesday, May 4, 2010

7 feet in 4 days...

The title says it all. 7 feet of snow fell in the cottonwood canyons over the course of just 4 days. What's even more astonishing is that this occurred in the month of May! This was four days in a row of waist deep blower powder. When powder days like these come around this late in the season, you tend to smile a bit wider and cheer a lot louder because you know its icing on the cake. I'm definitely ready for summer, but I sure won't turn down a powder day in Utah, no matter the season.



^^^ Day one of the storm. Cars were already buried in little cottonwood canyon


^^^ You could have told me it was January and I would have believed you.


^^^ The snowbird snow cam documents the snowfall beyond its capacity. I went to snowbird for the first time in three years. Caught the first tram on day two of the storm after 46 inches had fallen. It was an amazing day.


^^^ Zach Siebert makes a chest deep backside slash. On May 2nd, Zach and I went out to catch the last day of the storm. Most times its hard to shoot a snowboarding picture that truly shows how deep the snow is, this was not a hard thing to do on may 2nd.




video:

Wasatch Spring Skiing in HD

7 comments:

  1. SICK! Stoked that you're getting a prolonged winter. Looks like that storm was epic. Awesome video, too. I'm jealous, to say the least.

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  2. Second photo is really nice, too.

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  3. what an amazing 5 days!! still smiling..........

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  4. Arg its just corn up here in PNW. Wish we had some of that. Second shot is money man! Looks like a shock trooper or some other bad ass sci-fi ass kicker.

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  5. ^^^ Yah, its already corned up down here too. Powder only lasts a few days in may. Thats why you gotta get while the gettin's good.

    Thanks for the comments!

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  6. what an epic week here in the wasatch!!!! i enjoyed the vid. /backside of 10,420 ??? peace

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  7. ^^^ For real!! Backside, frontside, it depends on what side you look at when you wake up in the morning. Im looking at the frontside. Or is it the backside?

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