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Photos by: John Vogt
PARK CITY – FLASH – BREAKING NEWS Story by John Vogt and Jim Habeck
well known mid-western groomed hard pack skiers were inundated with
12-14“ of heavy snow, flat light, and brisk winds. Some skied,
some slogged, some flailed, and some sat by the fireplace eating
chocolate chip cookies. Just another Monday in the ski life of an
Ullr at Park City, The Canyons, and Deer Valley.
showed some promise with 3” of additional overnight snow and some
active groomers patrolling the slopes. The “GREAT ULLR IN THE
SKY“ responded to the wailing and gnashing. Blue skies broke
forth on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday with base temps in the 40's –
50's and perfect conditions on the mountains.
NO injuries – some bumps
Man” Joe Schwebel performed a sensational stunt as he encountered a
large chunk of ice on a trail that threw him into a protective road
side netting. Skis off “garage sale". As usual, Joe
popped right up, none the worse for wear.
ousted from leadership role: Leader clashes with trip boss. Hal
countered Jim Habeck with a better way to the next chair lift by means
of a cutoff that instead took the group directly into the maintenance
sheds and groomer parking lot. Alpine skiers became cross country
skiers as they polled through the yard over chunks of chewed up ice
left by groomers to the next chair lift.
Thirty- nine tired Ullrs headed for home, dragging their skis behind them, and lived happily ever after!!