Alpenglow on the face of Kachina Peak, as seen from the parking lot. We were amazed to find over a foot of fresh powder when we arrived!
Nina checks out the tracks left behind from the previous day.
Forsaken lift chairs... 'til next season.
A fresh layer of snow on the K Chutes with a few tracks from the previous day.
Matt and Alicia nearing the top of the Kachina Lift.
Andy digs a pit to test the snow stability.
Matt getting ready to do the Rutschblock test.
looking back down the lower portion of Main Street
Lake Fork enjoying the splendor of a bluebird day
Wheeler Peak and the rest of the Williams Lake basin
Matt, Alicia, and Nina anxious to hit the powder
Andy and Nina making the most of the fresh April powder
Nina blasting through the powder
Alicia kicking up a rooster tail in the velvety snow
Matt attacking the fall line
Andy finding some untracked snow
Andy's white smoke
Alicia getting after it
Andy and Nina finishing off a spectacular run from Kachina.
Fresh tracks and smiles would be the theme of our day.
Matt dropping to his knees to give praise to Ullr.
skinning up Corner Chute for more
Matt taking a well deserved break
end of the ridge above Kitchen Wall
I'm pretty sure that's a smile on her face!
Nina opts to descend the skin track while the rest of the gang manhandles the heavy snow.
Alicia trying to start a new trend by carrying 10-lbs of snow on her ski boots. It really caught on, too. We were all doing it by the end of the day.
Nina spies some untracked snow on our final pitch of the day.
Nina puts the proper punctuation on the end of the day.