2005/06 Photos taken at

Lookout Pass Ski Area

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last update on Sunday, February 12, 2006
December 1, 2005
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top of one of next season's expert runs
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the new lift will pass over this place on the Cat Track
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another look down the new lift's "fall line"
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the top of the only intermediate trail on the new north facing terrain
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looking away from top of the 06/07 intermediate trail
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first view of the bottom of Last Chance Glades, new this season!
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these glades are above the last part of the Quicksilver run-out
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previously dense woods, these glades are now just right for intermediates
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with a couple more feet of powder snow, these glades will be heavenly
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leaving Quicksilver, the rest of the front side is revealed
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10 AM at the only ski area open in the region, and yet...
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heading for the lift on a perfect morning
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December 9, 2005
Snowfall Log entry
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looking at a sun lite mountain meadow in Montana, I thought what a great place for a cross-country skiing adventure...
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for a dozen seasons, this was my favorite spot for steep, deep woods exploration; next season, chairs will pass overhead; now it seems to be "off-limits"
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one minor problem to be faced next year will be the expert-beginner interface on the Cat Track
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after leaving the Cat Track intersection, the next 700' vertical will be clear sailing for the expert
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January 5, 2006
Snowfall Log entry
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View from the parking lot before the lift opened.
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Yes, we WILL make first tracks on a glorious powder day! (unless everything is groomed...)
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View from the top of Keystone on first run of wonderous day.
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Headed down Keystone taking pictures while skiing on machined groomed packed powder.
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Oops, grooming ends midway down Keystone and me without my poles. Time to boogie!
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Looking at Montana from chair above expert Sun Dance run.
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Midway down Cloud 9, I stop to see if I'm being followed... Yes, two people are on MY run.
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Then I continue skiing while taking pictures... this one actually turned out!
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For my third run, I just had to check out the frontside.
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As predicted, Black Bear was well groomed, fast and scenic.
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NEW this year: Last Chance Glades off Golden Eagle.
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Golden Eagle is one of my favorite runs for going FAST!
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Continuing on Golden Eagle, looking for other people on a day when Silver Mountain is closed.
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Oh, there are the Silver Mountain folks, hanging out near the lift...
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Back on the backside, starting down mellow Rainbow Ridge.
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Some places on the backside are simply magical.
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January 19, 2006
Snowfall Log entry
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waiting for the lift to open with a few other powder hounds
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Powder, beautiful untracked Powder, on Cloud 9
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the weather on this glorious day was very varied
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this cross-country trail on the backside was an adventure in slow motion
 
February 9, 2006
Snowfall Log entry
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taking pictures WHILE skiing on Black Bear
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view from the top of expert Niagara (called Viagra by locals)
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a good view of Silver Mountain 24 miles away
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pushing the telephoto capability of my little camera
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tree skiing off Rainbow Ridge
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Copper Basin seen from Lookout Pass entrance
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