It is not often that you can say "slowed by deep powder" in late April.
Today was one such rare day...
|Breaking trail as we glide past Sally Barber Mine.|
As the photo above and 2 below show - we did some serious trail breaking on today's outing. The west side of the Sally Barber Mine trail was breaking trail in 6-7 inches of snow and the main French Gulch trail was breaking trail in 8-12 inches of snow!
|Lower French Gulch and breaking trail in at least 8 inches...|
|Middle French Gulch and approaching a foot or more of untouched terrain.|
The east side of the Sally Barber Mine trail was the only time we were not breaking trail as there was a set of snowshoe tracks paving the way. Today's video highlight comes from Max & Zorro moving quickly as they get a snowshoe track to ease the way...
[watch on youtube if no video loads below]
Who made those snowshoe tracks? Ah-ha, found them:
|Flying by the snowshoers as they laughed and said, "Wow, looks like fun!"|
A rare late April day when we can say "slowed by deep snow" - 7.2 miles with 750 feet of elevation climbed and a top speed of 18 MPH.
2013/2014 Season to Date: 139 days on the trails covering 1207.3 miles with 138,950 feet of elevation climbed.