January Rehash – Getting Deep in the Wasatch
The month of January has been an interesting one in the Wasatch. 2014 kicked off with rollover powder from the previous year.
Old Town, Park City
Champagne pow gradually fluctuated to mostly sugar and cream. Lack of freshies led to getting creative with local terrain.
Transit Center Pillows
Shred the Bush
Creamy, Sugary, Butter
Just when Old Man Winter’s local approval ratings began to dip, a series of storms pushed into the area dropping classic Utah snow. Stashes were shlarped.*
Nighttime Powder Thievery
Old Town Night Moves
Riding the White Wave
Yet another high pressure system pushed itself into the Wasatch area shortly thereafter, apprehending all hope of continued powder terror. Instead, sunny, spring like conditions prevailed for the past 2 weeks, lowering team morale. In times like these, succumbing to frustration seems to be an easy excuse not to ride some snow, however, a backyard sunset session never hurts when the powder is nowhere to be found. Get creative and make the fun happen. Because the next storm is right around the corner.
Sundancing with Chemtrails
And remember, keep it weird.
*Shlarp - To shred and shralp at the same time.
**Braj - Urban Dictionary
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