We kicked off our 37th season today. It's been way too long since we last got to play on the pass. We had our new cat "Nala" out today with a ripping crew of repeat guests and loads of guides. After a 10-day training of our 6 new guides and an outstanding mechanic, we are very stoked to get this season rolling.
We hope we never wake up from this snowy dreamlike state we are in. 6" on the stake when we arrived at 9:00 am to the cabin this morning and another 3" fell during the day. Say what? It's as if our own fairy snow mother has waved her wand over Northwestern Colorado and her crystalized magic is falling from the heavens.
After 10 years of guiding with our Powdercats family, Matt Weingartner, the handsome stud of a man and mentor for many of us is parting ways. Today was his last day guiding with us as tomorrow he hits the road heading back to the Ipswitch where his wife and baby-to-be are waiting.
Happy Valentine's Day, Folks! This morning we were greeted with a loving gift of 12 fresh inches from Mother Nature and boy do we LOVE that!! Though the air temps were the warmest we've seen in several weeks, the snow was super fast and playful which made for a very entertaining day in the backcountry!