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Perisher Valley 22nd of July 2009

Have you Seen this Lady?

  Have you seen this lady?  
Have you seen this lady?

Despite the warm temperatures and rain affected cover the skiing was good today, provided you skied with the right attitude, a nice tour around Perisher and the right jokes. Like the Ski Instructor who asked his students to wait for the lady, my friend Owain Williams. The Cleft and Sun Valley were groomed surprisingly well despite the above zero overnight temperatures, but off piste was sticky and the theme of the day was thin cover, even Perisher agreed and the resort was littered with thin cover warning signs

The cover was worst over at Smiggins. We ambled over to see what was in the Piper Park (a dancefloor, a short rail and two short boxes), to complete the compulsory annual visit to Smiggins and to show Owain what it was like as he'd never skied there. The top of Wills Wander was grass, but still good fun with the right attitude. We then skied at interceptor and had a run down Rollercoaster. The Sago which started at Interceptor had drifted very quickly onto rollercoaster and the top half of the run was great. After a quick brew we skied back to Perisher and the sago turned to snow, dry up high and it was still falling at Wilsons Valley on the drive home. It was puking down, tomorrow will be epic.

The Cleft was well groomed Groomer, grass and groomer in Sun Valley  
The Cleft was well groomed Groomer, grass and groomer in Sun Valley
  Sun Valley was fun early  
Sun Valley was fun early
  The Hypertrail was full of rocks  
The Hypertrail was full of rocks
  Very thin in Pretty Valley  
Very thin in Pretty Valley
  With a good attitude a thin cover can be fun  
With a good attitude a thin cover can be fun
  Puking down when we left.  
Puking down when we left.

Just remember every day on snow is good, especialy when your mate gets called a lady.

Richard Hocking