Wednesday, 3 March 2010

Skiing at Cairngorm



Ron and I had such a good day out skiing at Cairngorm yesterday that we went back for more today! The snow was just incredible and after a few runs working our way up the ski area, we traversed off towards Coire Laogh Mor in search of fresh powder to ski. We poled our way across some huge drifts, a bit like skiing over sand dunes, then flew down into the coire on the perfect, powdery snow. The shuttle bus was running every half hour between the Ciste and the Cas car parks so back up and across to ski another descent of the coire. Ron has the video clips from us both so it will be interesting to see what he does with them.
As the day went on, more lifts were up and running although there still seemed to be a lot of digging going on at the track for the funicular.
Going back for even more skiing tomorow! It is so good to be floating on the snow rather than wading through it.

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