Skiing in Colorado
1999
Luke and I hurried through the warm football Saturday. Liberating gear from long ago while others piled into the stadiums. Skies & gloves, parkas & poles, the battle armament of the alpine warrior that hadn’t paid homage since last season.

We ritualistically strapped into our gear again and stood in the huge lines. Only a single run, a lone trail, a narrow glimpse into the future of the Colorado ski season was visible. And so it would be. Baptized in a snowy mud river. Reverent in our rite. Our first runs of the year.

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Victory over the huge lines - finally getting to the top!
 

 

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Luke showing off his stuff and   here

  

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On the way up to Summit County the weather was fine
 
 

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random snowboarder catching air - me at the end.
 
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