Today made up for the missed days. One of the very best powder days I've ever experienced in VT. We got up at 4:00 am to make the 2 1/2 hour drive to Stratton, and still didn't get there until after 8:00. It was snowing hard when we pulled out of the driveway, and I think everyone in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts had the same idea -- POW. Usually Sunday northbound traffic is pretty light, but between the freshies and shitty roads, it made for a long drive to the mountain. It continued to snow all day. We parked at Sun Bowl and it was still pretty quiet, but filling up fast. Only a handful of people on the lift when we finally got out about 8:45. First run was just the lower mountain back to Sun Bowl, but it was an ass-kicker with all that new powder. The blues were nearly as tough as the blacks because of all the powder bumps, but the snow was so soft and perfect we kept going back, finally finishing off with a run down Kidderbrook from the top -- that's when I thought my legs were going to fall off, and we quit just after 3:00. Totally sick conditions at Stratton. I hope all my New England bros got a taste.
Last edited by surfinsnow; 02-27-2011 at 08:36 PM.