|Old Man Finding some Fresh at Saddleback|
In the freestyle contest, the Sugarloaf event manager was on the microphone at the bottom of the course announcing competitors, home mountain and other info about them. When he announced Isaac skied at Saddleback he booed. I admit it was good natured ribbing and the announcer was trying to keep things lively. Saddleback and Sugarloaf are competitors after all. Not a huge deal but not a great way to treat a guest on the mountain either... especially considering the over $300 I spent at Sugarloaf Saturday on lift tickets and entry fees. Next time maybe I will just keep that cash in my pocket and go ski Saddleback.
Rant over and on to Sunday where we skied the best mountain in Maine IMHO - Saddleback. It was
awesome. We stayed the night at the Rangeley Inn and awoke to 3" of snow. According to the radar it looked like the snow was over but my oldest Alec swore we were going to get more. He was right! After a bit of freezing fog early, it starting snowing at 10am and kept snowing hard the rest of the day. Free refills! I am guessing we had 7" when we stopped skiing and it was still snowing hard.
|By mid-day it was a whole lotta THIS!|
|Juley Finding Fresh on Black Beauty|
Here is the video from our day. Highlights include the boys ripping the snowfields skiers right of Wardens Worry at 1:02; Old Man Cam at 1:09 including nice wipe out in Thrombosis; and our boys Alec and Isaac just ripping it up everywhere at Saddleback. One of the best days of the year and we have had a bunch of good ones!