Bernie's Report - March 01, 2007
Light, White and Legendary
It was evident that the �20cm rule� was invoked by many businesses in town today. Yesterday�s nonexistent queue at the Elk chair was replaced today with what looked like a Fernie small business convention. � 27 cm of �light white� gotem all out today! I didn�t get too many pictures today. Sorry, I kept forgetting to stop.
The new snow was nice and light. My narrow skis (by today�s� standards) reached the hard pack quite frequently in knee deep powder. The limited terrain got chopped up quite quickly but it was definitely, as FAR likes to say, �legendary powder�. Not only was the snow deep and soft but the skies were partially clear. Some sunshine and good visibility added to the pleasure.
Powder ribbons should have been mandatory equipment today. I bounced out of my skis a couple of times when a hidden bump jumped up to bite me. Luckily I had my ribbons on and didn�t loose a ski, but I saw several frustrated skiers looking for a lost plank.
At 3:15pm it is 0C with broken cloud