We got a large dump of snow overnight and, as a result, we were able to start our 2017/2018 Skijor Season on Boreas Pass this morning!!! Woo Hoo to the "October 2nd start"!!!
Here's a fun little video clip from the morning's outing. Such a great "first outing" of the season while the conditions were good! Wheeee!
[watch on youtube if no video loads below]
We made it to the summit of Boreas in pretty good time, so we went down the backside a little before turning around to go back up and then down the pass. Clearly I am out of practice in getting the GoPro on my chest aligned properly to capture happy Max & Zorro. But, at least we have Max's happy face in the summit shot:
|Happy boys posing at the summit sign while the 'out of practice' human forgets how to get|
both Max & Zorro in view :)
|"Oh my, these moose tracks smell VERY fresh!" declares track sniffing Max.|
"I know, I know, must be nearby - but WHERE?!?!?" asks intense forest scanning Zorro.
|"Rub a dub dub, rolling snow angels while we wait for you!" demonstrates silly Max.|
"You humans and your inferior equipment!" states 'I want to GO' Zorro.
Here's to hoping an early October 2nd start is a foreshadow to a great snow season!
A fun run up Boreas + a fun frolic around the summit + a fun run down the upper terrain - a slow & sticky finish to the day. Oh well, we'll take that for October 2nd any day: 8.8 miles traveled with 1100 feet of elevation climbed and a top speed of 16 MPH.