April 2018 archive

Yoga Schedule For the Week of April 28

Do you have any idea how freaking lucky you are? Are you grateful for the breath you just took, or the clean water you just consumed? Just, stop, and think about the gifts we have in our lives every moment, every breath of every day. 

And, now, I am lucky enough to have the opportunity to get a new hip. Whew!...   read more

It Snows and Then It Melts. It Snows and Then It Melts.

Wild Wings Trail Map

We will not be opening again for the weekend. 

Prospect Mountain, in Woodford, VT, east of Bennington on Rt 9 is still open. They had double the snow that we did during each storm in March. Ian, Heather and Graham skied at Prospect on Wednesday and had a great time and a great ski. They said the snow is great.

Season...   read more

Yoga Schedule Week of April 20th-April 22nd

That was a fun, quick week. Flew to Bozeman on the 11th and flew back on the 18th. Snow in Montana on Tuesday before I left, and snow here on Thursday as I step back into the reality of Vermont.

We saw the buffalo at the Minerva Terraces in Mammoth, WY. We went to Mammoth this time, instead of West Yellowstone, because...   read more

Ride For A Cause, and More Blow Downs

Middle Blue Jay, the first mess.

Closed for the season. A couple of updates.

Chuck and I took a leisurely snow mobile tour around the Middle Blue Jay. WOW! I continue to be amazed at the damage from the April 4th wind storm. Six or seven trees in the trail requiring the chain saw. Four trees on the Upper Blue Jay. We lost part of an old grandfather maple...   read more

Planning the Next Season

Trail Map

Closed for the season, 24º and cloudy. Forecast, 39ª and snow flurries.

No rest for the weary. Ian started his non-ski season job yesterday and after that went for a ski with a couple friends, and then out on the trails with neighbor Bill to work on laying out the new racing loop. What I know right now is, up around...   read more

Let Spring Begin!

Closed, 15º at 7 am and sunny. A blue beautiful sky. Forecast 35º and partly sunny. 

Alec sent this photo of his granddaughter to me yesterday. He said, “Second time on cross country skis. Had to hustle to keep up.” 

Every skiing grandparent wants to be able to bring the grandkids...   read more

Today Marks the End of Another Great Season

Perfect tracks. April 7th, 2018.

Open, 25º at 8:30 am and sunny. Forecast high today. 33º. Nice spring skiing. Lower trails open, Turkey, Woodcock, Snow Goose, Grouse, Lower Blue Jay groomed last night. Goshawk open, not groomed, there are some wet spots at the top of Goshawk you can ski around, but the groomer can’t get around.

It has been quite...   read more