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2022-12-16 at 07:00 - comment by Helen Read

Great song for posting your next video Bob! I just adore your Skin in a picture perfect postcard video on Fox Creek Trail.
Thanks for keeping them on the site Roger: perhaps something vicarious to do during the upcoming DEEP FREEZE.

♪♪♪ Blue skies, smilin' at me ♪♪♪

Report Submitted by Bob Truman
(trip) Date: Thursday Dec 15, 2022

Submitted: Thursday Dec 15, 2022 at 19:52


I was listening to the song on the drive out and thought it was the perfect title for this post.

The best time to ski at Mt Shark is on a sunny, blue sky day with calm air, cold snow, and new tracksetting. Like today.

If you're after spectacular scenery, that's your recipe.

The air temperature at 12:30 pm was -13, and the snow was -12, so it was easy waxing. I was using skis that were hot-waxed for cold snow so I had great glide.

Adding to the fun, I encountered a friendly dog named Bajoue who was snug and happy in his coat and boots.

♪♪♪ Blue Skies (a more contemporary version) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwhFuKEgDnk

Watridge Lake Road at Mt Shark

Andrew and his friendly dog Bajoue.

Scenery is spectacular

More scenery

Even more scenery

There's a 6-lane practice grid near the trailhead

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