|Loads of Snow at Alta|
During the day we were deluged with probably another six to twelve inches of snow. The snow was welcome but the visibility was poor. As a geezer, I made sure to pace myself for the day. However, I expended a lot of energy on my first run when I missed a cutoff and had to climb a bit to get back on the intermediate trail. After getting my bearings I enjoyed playing on the easier runs in a plethora of snow. It is hard to photograph the conditions. However, I have inserted on photo when the snow fall was heavy.
During one of my breaks during the day I introduced myself to a couple of guys in the lodge to get their skiing stories. I wanted to particularly get the story of the one gentleman who appeared to qualify as a geezer. I had a delightful conversation with Wilton and his son-in-law Gerry. Wilton was from California and had skied at Alta as early as 1959. Son-in-law Gerry is from Long Island and is also a frequent Alta skier too. They were having a great day. Wilton at 82 is another example of Tough Old Geezer Skiers that keeps up with a vigorous life style. Thank you Wilton and Gerry for sharing your stories,.
|Gerry and Wilton|