Island Park a couple of weeks ago

Saturday, February 13th, 2010

The day after the road trip to Preston in Idaho, Searle and I decided to make a small road trip up to Island Park, Idaho to do a little exploring…the never ending search for snow. Considering it was late January, one might think we were disappointed in the amount of snow we found. Unfortunately, a less than favorable snow year had conditioned us so that the snow we did find left us feeling very lucky to find such epic deep powder at least 9 inches deep. How bad are snow conditions when 9 inches of powder on top of a 2.5 foot base leave you feeling happy and rewarded? (more…)