Deeper: Neil and Forrest head south in search of Pow
By | February 26th, 2010
Story & Photos by Pete O'Brien
This season has brought some great snow to the Southwestern States. Neil and Forrest recently went down to the desert to score some waist deep pow. The snow was way more blower than they expected and the terrain was mind boggling, drooly, trippy, etc.
Check it out.
**Forrest and Neil scoping their lines**
**Yep it's legit**
**Neil slashing it up in cowboy country**
**Avy danger was super sketch. Forrest dropped about 5 minutes after Neil, who's track is already getting sloppy.**
**After postholeing for 45 minutes in knee deep pow with a 60 pound pack (including 3 tripods), I was sweating like a pig, my glasses were fogged and all I wanted to see was a clear site of this zone with no trees blocking the way. As soon as I looked up and saw this through my foggy glasses, it was almost like seeing a Grizzly Bear. I was frozen in my tracks, and after taking a few snapshots I hightailed it out of there.**
**This is a close up of what spooked me beyond Space Mountain. The collection zone was around the corner, and about a half mile up.**
**Forrest on his way to acid dropping a waterfall in the desert.**
**We were lucky enough to see this place at sunrise after a 2 foot dump. Although nobody dropped in (you're not allowed to ride it), we spent about an hour just watching new things open up as the light hit it.**
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