Sunday, April 24, 2016


We are happy to report that we have very little footage from this morning's skijor outing as it was snowing so hard that the GoPro was constantly covered and blurred by snow! Yay!
"Fresh snow, laying fresh tracks - what a fun day!" says Max to Zorro as we zip along
making our own trail with snow falling all around us.

The forecast was for "light snow" this morning on Rabbit Ears Pass. We are ecstatic to report that the forecasters blew it as it was dumping snow during our entire outing! We found ourselves laying fresh tracks in 2-5 inches of new snow all day. We typically follow snowmobile tracks around Rabbit Ears; but this morning the tracks were all covered by new snow. So, we did small, semi-connected loops through the forest instead with the intent of continually finding our own tracks to keep our bearings. Yet, we found that any loop that laster longer than 10 minutes meant our tracks were re-covered in new snow and barely visible. What a late April treat -  here we go:
Laying fresh tracks in the new snow at the start of the outing. The GoPro was clear for the
first 5-10 minutes and then started having trouble keeping clear...

About 5 minutes later than the first photo and:
Snow covered Max & Zorro. Big flakes showing as white spots against the trees. The GoPro
started to blur and the snow intensity increased.

That's all folks.... Not much clear footage from a great day of skijoring in a heavy snowstorm: 8.6 miles traveled with 700 feet of elevation climbed and a top speed of 17 MPH.

2015/2016 Season to Date: 123 days on the trails covering 1041.7 miles with 114,300 feet of elevation climbed.

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