It's that time of year when I put together the family Christmas card, which involves a major search through the photo archives. There is photo after photo of deep-powder and corn skiing from last ski season. It's enough to bring me to tears. Was the early season skiing that good last year? Yes it was. How much worse is it this year? Check out the numbers.
Alta-Collins, Dec 11, 2010: 71" snow depth
Alta-Collins, Dec 11, 2011: 26" snow depth